Accounting Department

Bachelor of Science in Accounting Program

 

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree program is a 120 hour program that requires at least 60 hours to be taken outside of the College of Business Administration. The general education and business core course requirements are the same as those for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program and can be found by using the following links:

General Education Requirements
Business Course Requirements

Course requirements specific to the degree program are as follows:

BS in Accounting Course Requirements

Required Core Courses:

BA 2400 Financial Accounting
BA 2410 Managerial Accounting

A student must complete at least 5 courses (15 hours) to include the following professional core:

BA 3401 Financial Accounting & Reporting I
BA 3402 Financial Accounting & Reporting II
BA 3411 Cost Accounting
BA 3441 Income Taxes
BA 3421 Accounting Information Systems

Non-Business Courses: Two courses required

A) One from:

Comm 1030 Interpersonal Communication
Comm 1040 Introduction to Public Speaking
BA 3100 Contemporary Business Communication

B) One from:

Phil. 1130 Approaches to Ethics (also humanities credit)
Phil. 2254 Business Ethics (also humanities credit)

Note: Individuals interested in sitting for the CPA examination in Missouri must have completed 150 hours of education. If you plan to fulfill the 150 hour requirement by earning the Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree, you are encouraged to take the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) prior to your senior year and apply for admission to the graduate program early. It is possible to integrate the MAcc and BSA with careful planning.