Courses | B.S. in Accounting
Below are the course requirements for this academic program. In addition to these program-specific requirements, all majors include Biola's traditional undergraduate core curriculum. For more program details, including a sample course sequence, visit Biola's academic catalog.
Admission into Biola University does not guarantee admission as an Accounting major in the Crowell School of Business, nor permission to enroll in upper-division business administration courses (Intermediate Accounting excepted). Prior to formal admission, students shall continue to be advised as pre-business majors. The following requirements must be observed:
- Complete, with a minimum of a "C" (2.0) grade in each of the following courses (totaling 18 semester hours), or the equivalent; with a cumulative grade point average of 2.50: BUSN 201 or BUSN 202, BUSN 211, BUSN 212 and BUSN 240; ENGL 100 or ENGL 112; MATH 190 or MATH 210.
- Accomplish an overall cumulative GPA of 2.50 in all college level course work completed at the time of formal application to the Crowell School of Business.
- Complete all portions of the application for admission to the Crowell School of Business. The application should be filed the semester in which the student is in progress of completing the prerequisite course requirements.
- Meet approval of the academic advisor of the Crowell School of Business. The process may require an interview.
Integration Seminar Requirement
Accounting majors will be required to fulfill their Biblical Studies Integration Seminar requirement by completing the specific integration seminar BBST 465 Integration Seminar: Organizational Ethics.
Writing Competency Requirement
Accounting majors will meet the Writing Competency Requirement by receiving a grade of C+ or higher in the business-specific section of ENGL 313 Writing in the Disciplines: Writing for Business. Students not receiving a grade of C+ or better will be required to retake the course.
|Program-Specific Core Curriculum Courses
|The Core Curriculum requirement for a foreign language for those following an accounting major may be met by two years of high school language or the first four credits of a college language. PHIL 215, COMM 281 and PSYC 200 are recommended for accounting majors. The following courses are required to fulfill the Core Curriculum requirement for Math and Writing Competency:
or MATH 210
|Introduction to Probability and Statistics
|Writing in the Disciplines (must be business-specific section entitled "Writing for Business")
|Accounting majors must fulfill their Biblical Studies integration seminar requirement by taking one of the sections of BBST 465 Integration Seminar: Organizational Ethics.
|Principles of Macroeconomics
|Principles of Microeconomics
|Principles of Accounting I
|Principles of Accounting II
|Introduction to Marketing
|or BUSN 231
|Introduction to Marketing: Practical Application
|Principles of Management
|Intermediate Accounting I
|Intermediate Accounting II
|Federal Income Tax for Partnerships, Corporations and Estates
|Accounting Information Systems
|Global Business Environment
|Advanced Accounting 1
|Program Course Requirements: 51 credits
|Core Curriculum Requirements 2