The Accounting program prepares students for variety of accounting careers opportunities in the private, government, and not-for-profit organizations. The program provides a solid academic foundation in accounting principles, business problem solving, and business communications skills.

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to Identify the accounting standards principles and be able to prepare basic financial statements.

  • Identify business organization concepts and theories and be able to write a basic Business Plan.
  • Describe the basic concepts of economic theories and market structures in order to describe their implications related to government, business, and individuals.
  • Define the fundamental tax laws and principles and be able to prepare individual tax returns.
  • Demonstrate an effective written and oral business communication within a professional setting.


General Education Requirements  20
ENG 160 Composition I (4)
ENG 162 Composition II (4)
MAT 200 Finite Mathematics (4)
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience Through Literature (4)
HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 To Present OR HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics (4)
Major Requirements 32
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting (4)
ACC 161 Financial Accounting (4)
ACC 162 Managerial Accounting (4)
ACC 260 Tax Accounting (4)
CIS 115 Spreadsheets for Business (4)
BUS 110 Introduction to Business (4)
ADM 250 Business Communications (4)
ECO 101 Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
Recommended Electives 8
Two courses from the following:
ECO 102 Principles of Microeconomics (4)
BUS 220 Principles of Management (4)
BUS 280 Legal Environment of Business (4)
CIS 270 Management Information Systems (4)