Bachelor’s in Public Accounting Degree Curriculum

Pre-Business Core Courses 12 hours

  • ACC 201: Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202: Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • GBU 204: Legal and Ethical Environments of Business
  • QMB 200: Business Statistical

Business Core Courses 21 hours

  • CCT 300W: Managerial Reports
  • CIS 300: Management Information Systems
  • FIN 300: Business Finance I
  • MGT 300: Principles of Management I
  • MGT 370: Operations Management
  • MKT 300: Principles of Marketing
  • GBU 480: Business Strategy

Accounting Requirements  27 Hours

  • ACC 251: Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 301: Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 302: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 327: Cost Accounting
  • ACC 441: Auditing I
  • ACC 322: Tax I

Together with your advisor, select three course from the following (a non-accounting course approved by an advisor may also be accepted):

  • ACC 349: Applied Learning in Accounting
  • ACC 425: Accounting Theory
  • ACC 440: Legal Aspects of Accounting
  • ACC 490: Independent Study
  • ACC 501: International Accounting and Combinations
  • ACC 521: Fund Accounting
  • ACC 523: Taxation of Corporations
  • ACC 525: Forensic Accounting
  • ACC 590: Special Topics in Accounting

Supporting Courses 9 hours

  • CIS 212: Introduction to Computer Information Systems OR
  • INF 104: Computer Literacy with Software Applications
  • ECO 230: Principles of Economics I
  • ECO 231: Principles of Economics II
  • MAT 112: Algebra and Applications   OR
  • MAT 211: Applied Calculus
  • PSY 200 or PSY 200W: Introduction to Psychology  OR
  • SOC 131: Introductory Sociology

Free Electives  8-14 hours

EKU General Education Requirements 37 hours
(See catalog for details.)

Total Hours Required for Degree Completion 120 hours

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 7 of the university undergraduate catalog.