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Accounting Major Requirements

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Credit Hours: 66+

"PR" indicates a pre-requisite. "CO" indicates a co-requisite.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult http://registrar.cofc.edu/general-edu for more information.

Required Courses

ACCT 203

Financial Accounting (3) PR: Sophomore standing

ACCT 204

Managerial Accounting (3) PR: Sophomore standing; ACCT 203

ACCT 307

Accounting Information Systems (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204

ACCT 308

Cost Accounting (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204

ACCT 316

Intermediate Accounting I (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204

ACCT 317

Intermediate Accounting II (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204, 316

ACCT 341

Federal Taxation I (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204

ACCT 409

Auditing Theory (3) PR: Senior standing; ACCT 203, 204, 316, 317; CO: ACCT 317 with instructor permission

BLAW 205

Legal Environment of Business (3) PR: Sophomore standing

DSCI 232

Business Statistics (3) PR: MATH 104 or 250

DSCI 304

Production and Operations Management (3) PR: Junior standing; DSCI 232, MGMT 301, MATH 104 or 250, MATH 105 or 120

FINC 303

Business Finance (3) PR: Junior Standing; ACCT 203, 204, ECON 200, 201, MATH 104 or 250; (DSCI 232 is suggested)

MGMT 301

Management and Organizational Behavior (3) PR: Junior standing

MKTG 302

Marketing Concepts (3) PR: Junior Standing; ECON 200, 201

MGMT 408

Business Policy (3) PR: Senior standing, ACCT 203, 204, DSCI 232, 304, ECON 200, 201, FINC 303, MGMT 301, MKTG 302, MATH 104 or 250, MATH 105 or 120

Select six credit hours from the following:

ACCT 336

Governmental & Not-For-Profit Accounting (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204

ACCT 342

Federal Taxation II (3) PR: Junior standing; ACCT 203, 204, 341

ACCT 444

Accounting Internship (1-3) PR: Senior standing as a declared Accounting major

FINC 315

Intermediate Business Finance (3) PR: ACCT 203, 204, ECON 200, 201, FINC 303, MATH 104 or 250

Additional Requirements (the following courses are required, but may not be applied toward the major GPA in Accounting):

COMM 104

Public Speaking (3) PR: None

ECON 200

Principles of Microeconomics (3) PR: None

ECON 201

Principles of Macroeconomics (3) PR: ECON 200

MATH 104

Elementary Statistics (3) PR: MATH 101 or placement

OR

 

MATH 250

Statistical Methods I (3) PR: MATH 105 with a C- or better or MATH 111 or MATH 120 or instructor permission

MATH 105

Calculus for Business and Social Sciences (3) PR: MATH 101 or placement

OR

 

MATH 120

Introductory Calculus (4) PR: C- or better in MATH 111 or placement

Notes:

  • The School of Business strongly encourages students to complete the following courses by the end of their sophomore year: ACCT 203, 204; DSCI 232; ECON 200, 201; MATH 104 or 250 and MATH 105 or 120. These courses are pre-requisites for many upper level junior and senior business and economics courses.
  • The business and accounting programs offered by the School of Business are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).