Keiser University’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting focuses on accounting, business and communications skills needed in today’s business environment. The program provides the unique skills needed in various areas of accounting such as: taxation, auditing, managerial/cost, financial, governmental, and accounting information systems as well as general business courses. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting also uses various business and accounting related software programs to enhance students’ knowledge.
The following objectives are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and its goals:
To receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, students must earn 120.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Accounting Lower Division Courses ( 24 credit hours )|
|* Accounting Principles I||3.0 credit hours|
|* Accounting Principles II||3.0 credit hours|
|* Accounting Information for Business Decisions||3.0 credit hours|
|Business Law||3.0 credit hours|
|Financial Management||3.0 credit hours|
|*Integrated Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Marketing||3.0 credit hours|
|* Principles of Taxation||3.0 credit hours|
* Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
|Lower Division General Education Courses ( 36.0 credit hours )|
|Credit hours in parentheses indicate the required number of credit hours in each discipliine|
|Behavioral/Social Science ( 3.0 credit hours )|
|American History Pre 1876||3.0 credit hours|
|American History Since 1876||3.0 credit hours|
|Political Science||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Psychology||3.0 credit hours|
|Sociology||3.0 credit hours|
|Communications ( 3.0 credit hours )|
|Speech Communications||3.0 credit hours|
|Computers ( 3.0 credit hours )|
|Introduction to Computers||3.0 credit hours|
|Economics ( 6.0 credit hours )|
|*Microeconomics||3.0 credit hours|
|*Macroeconomics||3.0 credit hours|
|English ( 6.0 credit hours )|
|*English Composition I||3.0 credit hours|
|*English Composition II||3.0 credit hours|
|Humanities/Fine Arts ( 3.0 credit hours )|
|American Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|English Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Contemporary World Literature||3.0 credit hours|
|Mathematics ( 6.0 credit hours )|
|*College Algebra||3.0 credit hours|
|*College Mathematics||3.0 credit hours|
|*Statistics ( required )||3.0 credit hours|
|Natural Science ( 6.0 credit hours )|
|General Biology||3.0 credit hours|
|General Biology Laboratory||1.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Biology||3.0 credit hours|
|Advanced Biology Laboratory||1.0 credit hours|
|Environmental Science||3.0 credit hours|
Note: All lower division major and general education courses should be successfully completed before upper division courses are undertaken.
|Upper Division Accounting Major Courses ( 51.0 credit hours )|
|* International Financial Reporting||3.0 credit hours|
|* Intermediate Accounting I||3.0 credit hours|
|* Intermediate Accounting II||3.0 credit hours|
|* Intermediate Accounting III||3.0 credit hours|
|* Advanced Managerial/Cost Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|* Accounting Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|* Governmental and Institutional Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
|* Auditing I||3.0 credit hours|
|* Auditing II||3.0 credit hours|
|Legal and Ethical Environment of Business||3.0 credit hours|
|Money and Banking||3.0 credit hours|
|Principles of Managerial Finance||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior||3.0 credit hours|
|Project Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Management Law and Employee Relations||3.0 credit hours|
|Quantitative Approach to Business Decisions||3.0 credit hours|
|* Income Tax Accounting||3.0 credit hours|
* Courses with an ACG or TAX prefix must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
|Upper Division General Education Courses ( 9.0 credit hours )|
|Management Information Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Research Writing||3.0 credit hours|
|Intermediate Statistics||3.0 credit hours|
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