Accounting Major: Standard Program

Program Requirements

All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.

A minimum of 42 credits is required including 18 credits of Tool Courses and the 12-credit Accounting Nucleus:

Tool Courses
ACC 201Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACC 202Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
ECON 202Microeconomics3
Select one of the following:3-4
College Algebra (GT-MA1)
Precalculus (GT-MA1)
Calculus I (GT-MA1)
One of the following:3
Statistics for Business and Economics
Probability and Statistics
One of the following:3
Spreadsheets and Analysis
Professional Computer Skills
Accounting Nucleus
ACC 301Intermediate Financial Accounting I3
ACC 302Intermediate Financial Accounting II3
ACC 320Advanced Management Accounting3
ACC 350Income Tax3
Total Credits30-31

And the following:

Major Requirements
ACC 498Accounting Ethics (Capstone)3
BUAD 210Legal Environment of Business3
Select two of the following:6
Accounting Information Systems
Advanced Financial Accounting
Advanced Income Tax
Total Credits12

Capstone Course Requirement

ACC 498 ACCOUNTING ETHICS will fulfill the capstone requirement for the Accounting Major: Standard Program.   

Graduation Requirements

Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation.  Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above).  Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued. 

Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements