Accounting

Why Accounting?

Accounting is a competitive and dynamic area of business. This field is a necessity in every business, making it a highly demanded position with endless possibilities.

Job Opportunities:
  • Financial Accountant
  • Management Accountant
  • Cost Accountant
  • Auditors
  • Tax Analysts
  • Loan Officers
  • Debt Planners
  • Budget Analysts
  • Financial Analysts
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Payroll Analys
  • Investment Accountant
  • Public Accounting Practices
Degree Plan:

Southwestern College Fall 2012
B.A. in Accounting

General Education Checklist available under "Helpful Resources" tab on left.

Core Business Courses                                     Semester/Year Completed Grade
ACCT 281 Financial Accounting (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
ACCT 283 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
BUS 110 Computer Literacy (3 credit hours)   ______________________________
BUS 210 Business Communications (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
BUS 318 Quantitative Methods for Business (3 credit hours) _______________________________
BUS 322 Management (3 credit hours)    _______________________________
BUS 325 Marketing (3 credit hours)    _______________________________
BUS 350 Business Law (3 credit hours)    _______________________________
BUS 395 Corporate Finance (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
BUS 410 Management Information Systems (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
BUS 497 Business Strategy and Policy (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
MATH 110 College Algebra (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
MATH 215 Intro to Statistics and Probability (3 credit hours) _______________________________

Major Requirements
ACCT 385 Tax Accounting (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
ACCT 386 Cost Accounting (3 credit hours)   _______________________________
ACCT 391 Intermediate Accounting 1 (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
ACCT 392 Intermediate Accounting 2 (3 credit hours)  _______________________________
ACCT 445 Auditing (3 credit hours)    _______________________________  

Plus nine hours of upper division business, accounting, or economics courses not included in the core business courses above.
Elective courses:      Semester/Year Completed Grade
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Attach General Education Requirements Advising Checklist to this form.  A student must complete 124 credit hours of coursework for graduation.  60 hours must be from an accredited four-year institution and 30 hours must be completed at Southwestern College.