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Requirements

Requirements for the Accounting Major67–69 units
The accounting major comprises 67 units. Students must achieve an average grade-point average of 2.5 or higher in their major courses. (This includes the Business Core.)
Business Core Courses43–45 units
All students with a major in the School of Business and Management (except economics)^ must complete the following common professional component:
BUSI 120
Principles of Accounting I
4
BUSI 121
Principles of Accounting II
3
BUSI 210
Principles of Management
3
BUSI 240
Introduction to Information Systems
3
BUSI 296
Business Law
3
BUSI 330
Principles of Finance
3
BUSI 360
Principles of Marketing
3
BUSI 370
International Business*
3
BUSI 448
Organization and Administrative Behavior
3
BUSI 450
Strategic Management
3
ECON 250
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
ECON 251
Principles of Microeconomics
3
PSYC 299
Applied Statistics (not live)
3
Select one of the following:
BUSI 311
Quantitative Analysis for Management
3
MATH 151
Applied Calculus I
3
MATH 161
Calculus I
5

*Meets the Upper-Division Writing Intensive requirement.
^Economics majors must fulfill the Economics Core rather than the Business Core.

Accounting Courses24 units
ACCT 225
Intermediate Accounting I
3
ACCT 226
Intermediate Accounting II
3
ACCT 325
Cost Accounting
3
ACCT 331
Federal Taxes I
3
ACCT 332
Federal Taxes II
3
ACCT 336
Advanced Accounting
3
ACCT 426
Auditing Principles I
3
ACCT 427
Auditing Principles II
3
Recommended Elective CoursesUp to 9 units
ACCT 505
Accounting Internship
Gain practical work experience through a local firm internship.
3
ACCT 510
Accounting and Tax Research Methods
Explore accounting research methods and learn to interpret and communicate data results.
3
ACCT 515
Accounting Information Systems
Learn to accurately audit data using computer accounting systems.
3
ACCT 520
Global Financial Accounting Standards
Analyze and compare international accounting standards to GAAP standards in the United States.
3
ACCT 525
Accounting Ethics
Explore ethics in accounting, including the dilemmas professionals face and biblical responses.
3
ACCT 530
Advanced Business Law
Review advanced business law issues encountered in financial and commercial transactions.
3
ACCT 540
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation
Examine principles and methods used by the forensic accountant to detect and prevent fraud.
3
ACCT 545
Advanced Auditing
Complete an in-depth analysis of contemporary auditing theory, standards, and practice.
3
Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.