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B.S. Accounting (Concentration)

 Professor Peter AghimienAccounting

Peter Aghimien, Ph.D. | Area Chair
Administration Bulding 204F | (574) 520-4476

About the Accounting Concentration

The accounting curriculum prepares students for positions as accountants, auditors, controllers, income tax accountants, financial statement analysts, cost accountants, budget officers, and governmental or institutional accountants. In addition, it equips the prospective business executive with a tool for intelligent analysis, prediction, decision making, and control.

The accounting curriculum also provides excellent background for the student planning to pursue graduate work in business administration or law.

Accounting graduates who meet requirements of the State Board of Certified Accountants of Indiana are eligible to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant’s (CPA) Examination in Indiana. Those who wish to engage in public accounting practice should familiarize themselves with the rules and regulations issued by:

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency | Attention: Indiana Board of Accountancy | 302 W. Washington Street | Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Students planning to practice outside Indiana should consult the CPA board of their state of residence.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business (Accounting)

4-Year Degree Plan (Sample)

Concentration Requirements

All courses are 3 credit hours, unless otherwise designated.

Note | Students must attain a grade of not less than C in each course.

Junior and Senior Year­­s
  • BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I
  • BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II
  • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting
  • BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation
  • BUS-A 337 Accounting Information Systems
  • BUS-A 424 Auditing and Assurance Services
  • SPCH-S 223 Business and Professional Communication

Select two of the following:

  • BUS-A 335 Accounting for Government and Not-For-Profit Entities
  • BUS-A 339 Advanced Income Tax
  • BUS-A 425 Contemporary Accounting Theory

Select one of the following with an accounting focus:

  • BUS-F 302 Financial Decision Making
  • BUS-B 399 Business and Society
  • BUS-F 420 Equity and Fixed Income Investment
  • BUS-K 301 Enterprise Resource Planning
  • BUS-L 303 Commercial Law 2
  • BUS-W 311 New Venture Creation
  • BUS-X 481 Undergraduate Internship in Business and Economics
  • BUS-X 482 Undergraduate Field Project in Business and Economics

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