Accounting 150 Credit Major

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The 150-credit accounting major is designed for students to meet the CPA licensing for the state of Idaho.

53 credits

Major Requirements

The credits for the math requirement (MAT-125) are counted in the Professional Foundations minor.

ECN-200Principles of Economics

3 credits

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MAT-125Data Analysis and Statistics

3 credits

Accounting Courses

ACC-221Financial Accounting

3 credits

ACC-222Managerial Accounting

3 credits

ACC-318Intermediate Accounting I

3 credits

ACC-320Intermediate Accounting II

3 credits

ACC-330Accounting Information Systems

3 credits

ACC-423Auditing

3 credits

ACC-424Tax Accounting I

3 credits

ACC-497Internship

1-6 credits

2 credits of internship are required 

Upper division electives (3 credits):

Complete 1 upper-division (300- or 400-level) elective in related Accounting topics, which may include the following (or others with Departmental approval).

ACC-425Tax Accounting II

3 credits

ACC-427Cost Accounting

3 credits

ACC-429Advanced Accounting

3 credits

Business Courses

BUS-100Introduction to Business

3 credits

BUS-150Business Computer Applications

3 credits

BUS-225Principles of Management

3 credits

BUS-330Principles of Finance

3 credits

BUS-360Principles of Marketing

3 credits

BUS-391Legal Environment

3 credits

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BUS-350Management Science

3 credits

-or

BUS-438Financial Problems

3 credits

-or

BUS-453Principles of Productions and Operations Management

3 credits

In exceptional cases, BUS-494 or ACC-494 Independent Study may be substituted for BUS-497 or ACC-497 Internship (with department permission).

Capstone

BUS-493Business and Accounting Capstone:Senior Seminar

2 credits

It is expected that students will take five years to complete the Accounting (150 Hours) program.  Students choosing this major must complete at least 150 credit hours to graduate, including 74 credits outside of the Business and Accounting Department. 

 

Students may not earn both the Business Administration Major and the Accounting (150 Hours) Major.

 

 

Accounting majors must take both BUS-492 Business and Accounting Capstone: Junior Experience (1 credit, concurrent with BUS-497 or ACC-497 Internship) in their junior year and BUS-493 Business and Accounting Capstone: Senior Seminar in their senior year (final semester preferred).

 

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this major, students will be able to:

 

1) Demonstrate an understanding of general business theories and principles;
2) Analyze and reason independently, and ethically appropriate to given business/organizational situations;
3) Demonstrate effective communication skills through written, interpersonal, or team activities;
4) Carry out analytical problem solving through the use of appropriate business-oriented resources for decision making in the organizational context.