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Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

This unique concentration is designed for students who are attracted to career opportunities in corporate financial management. The concentration integrates two highly valued disciplines, Accounting and Finance.


Offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance, the curriculum design develops a basic understanding of the conceptual framework underlying the measurement and communication of accounting data; a technical competence for effectively measuring, and assimilating and communicating economic data, ultimately to make sound financial decisions. Awareness of moral and ethical considerations in business is emphasized along with identifying incentives to grow and keep paced with ever-changing issues, conditions, forces, and ideas. The curriculum significantly enhances the attractiveness of its graduates to corporate finance groups as entry-level hires, and for the long-term, positions them to compete for roles in management. Required courses include four accounting and three finance courses. CFM graduates are able to move seamlessly between accounting and finance careers increasing their marketability in a field that has limitless opportunities.



University Graduation Requirements    35
Major Preparation                                  17
Major Core Requirements                     40
Concentration Requirements                 27
University Electives                              1
Total                                                    120


University Requirements for Graduation


Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Undergraduate Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.


Program Roadmaps


The 4-Year Roadmap is available online. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Degrees (ADT) Pathways are also available online.


Major-Specific Graduation Requirements


All courses in the Concentration Requirements for Corporate Accounting Finance must be completed with a grade of “C or better”.The following Preparation for the Major and Required for the Major courses must be completed with a grade of “C or better”: ENGL 2, MATH 71, BUS1 20, BUS2 90.

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