The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program is built upon core accounting courses as found in the Associate of Science in Accounting degree program to upper level courses in cost and managerial accounting, financial accounting, taxation, accounting information systems, and auditing. Courses are also provided to increase the student’s proficiency in technology with an emphasis on accounting software used by both small and large businesses. In addition to the courses specific to accounting, and income tax preparation, the students also 38 receive knowledge in business organizations, management, ethics, and social responsibility. Furthermore, the students in this program also complete general education courses that increase competency in areas of verbal and written communication, psychology, economics, and critical thinking.
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program consists of 40 courses with a total of 120 semester credit hours required for completion. The courses include lower and upper level business courses and upper and lower level courses specific to the accounting occupational field and credentialing requirements. The general education core consists of 12 courses in areas of composition, math, psychology, economics, social science, and critical thinking.