Accounting – Undergraduate Degree Requirements
To graduate, students complete a minimum of 122 semester hours with an overall institution grade-point average (GPA) of 2.0 (38 hours of general education requirements and 84 hours of business courses). In addition, a grade of at least C is required in each of the Basic Business Techniques courses and a 2.0 GPA is required in the 300-level business core courses, and a 2.0 GPA is required for all courses counted in the Accounting Major, which include the following:
|Accounting (BSBA)||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|ACC 331||Taxation of Individuals||3|
|ACC 341||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACC 371||Financial Accounting I||3|
|ACC 372||Financial Accounting II||3|
|ACC 381||Cost Accounting||3|
|ACC 416||International and Advanced Accounting||3|
|Choose two electives from the following:||6|
|ACC 432||Taxation of Partnerships and Corporations|
|ACC 452||Advanced Auditing|
|ACC 461||Accounting of Governmental and NFPE|
|Total credit hours in Accounting||27|
Those planning to declare Accounting as a major must complete ACC 212 with a grade of B or better before declaring Accounting.
Transient course credit
All students majoring in Accounting must receive prior approval from the Chair of the Department before taking courses in the major field at another institution. Failure to obtain prior approval may result in loss of transfer credit for the course work.
Only equivalent courses with grades of "C" or above from a college of business that is accredited by AACSB International will be accepted.
|Department of Accounting||(251) 460-6144|
|Professor Emeriti||A. Jeannette Sylvestre, Mark A. Segal|
|Professors||Baldwin, Grant, Hardin|
|Assistant Professors||Prescott, Rich, Vann|
Department of Accounting Mission
Our mission is to provide value-added accounting education, conduct research that improves accounting practice and instructional development, and provide service to the profession, university, and Gulf Coast Region constituencies. Our graduates should have the requisite accounting and information technology skills to become the future ethical leaders of the accounting profession.