Program Components for the Additional Major in Accounting

ADDITIONAL MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING

The second major in Accounting provides an excellent background for advanced professional training, and affords the student an excellent entry point to a potentially lucrative career. The program will: (1) enable students to apply financial and managerial accounting concepts in decision-making; (2) convey the technical knowledge and understanding necessary to begin a successful accounting career; (3) develop the students’ communication, intellectual, and interpersonal skills; (4) foster a professional orientation, emphasizing the ethics and values necessary to become an accounting professional; and (5) provide students with the necessary background to pursue advanced coursework, and prepare to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.

Students wishing to apply for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination must complete no less than 150 semester hours at a regionally accredited college. 

Major in Accounting – CPA Track

 Semester Credit Hour Required 

Residency Requirement

ACCT  201:   Principles of Financial Accounting I

3

ACCT  202:   Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

ACCT  211:   Financial Accounting II

ACCT  253:   Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3

3

3

ACCT  254:    Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3

3

ACCT  263:    Accounting Information Systems

3

ACCT  343:   Tax Law I

3

3

ACCT  344:   Tax Law II****

3

3

ACCT  353:   Advanced Financial Accounting

3

3

ACCT  358:   Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting****

ACCT  363    Auditing 

BUSN  213:    Business Communication: Clarity and Persuasion

BUSN  215:    Macroeconomics or

         BUSN  217:  Microeconomics**

BUSN  250:   Business Law

BUSN  272:    Statistical Analysis

BUSN  306:    Spreadsheet Analysis *

BUSN  341:   Business Finance

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

BUSN  322:   Case Studies in Jewish Business Ethics*

3

3

 

TOTAL

 

54

 

36

 *     Prerequisite CAIS 206 or demonstration of mastery on HTC’s Technology Proficiency Assessment section on Excel.

**     Fulfills LAS Core requirement for Behavioral/Social Sciences.

***   Fulfills AHS Core requirement for Philosophy. 

**** Not required for students completing a 120 credit BA without the CPA track.

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