The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSA) degree program is a 120-credit 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 (BSBA) degree program.  In addition, there are six required accounting courses at the 3000 level or greater.  

General Education Requirements
Business Core Requirements

Course requirements specific to the degree program are as follows:

BS in Accounting Course Requirements

Required Core Courses:

ACCTNG 2400 Financial Accounting
ACCTNG 2410 Managerial Accounting

A student must complete 6 courses (18 hours) to include the following professional core:

ACCTNG 3401 Financial Accounting & Reporting I
ACCTNG 3402 Financial Accounting & Reporting II
ACCTNG 3411 Cost Accounting
ACCTNG 3441 Income Taxes
ACCTNG 3421 Accounting Information Systems
ACCTNG 4435 Auditing

Non-Business Courses: Two courses required

A) One from:

COMM 1040 Introduction to Public Speaking

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.