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Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
McCartney Hall 201
Phone: 785-628-5805
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Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

An accounting degree prepares you for a variety of high-demand careers in both the public and private sectors of the economy in accounting-related fields including governmental, financial, auditing, cost, tax, and systems.

After successful completion of the program, students will possess the abilities required by entry-level accountants, be able to clearly communicate accounting problems and solutions, and be exposed to computer applications as they relate to the accounting functions.

(B.B.A. in Accounting, On-Campus Program Requirements in printable, PDF format)

(B.B.A. in Accounting, Online Program Requirements in printable, PDF format - please note that all online classes won't be in the course rotation until Fall 2018)

Course Offerings Schedule - check when classes are scheduled for on-campus and online delivery

Program Summary

General Education 55 hours
Business Core 27 hours
Accounting Major 30 hours
Directed Elective Courses 9 hours
Elective Course 3 hours

Business Core – 27 hours

ACCT 203 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCT 204 Principles of Accounting II 3
BCOM 301 Business Communication 3
FIN 305 Managerial Finance 3
GBUS 204 Business Law I 3
MGT 301 Management Principles 3
MGT 602 Production & Operations Management 3
MGT 650 Business Policy 3
MKT 301 Marketing Principles 3

Accounting Major

Accounting Core – 18 credits

ACCT 303 Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 305 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 360 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT 402 Income Tax Procedure 3
ACCT 607 Auditing 3

Accounting Electives – Choose 12 Credit Hours from the following

ACCT 310 Fraud Examination 3
ACCT 315 Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACCT 406 Governmental & Institutional Accounting 3
ACCT 409 Ethics for Accountants 3
ACCT 466 Apprenticeship 3
ACCT 601 Advanced Accounting 3
ACCT 608 CPA Problems 3
ACCT 610 Advanced Tax Procedure 3
ACCT 612 Advanced Auditing 3

Directed Electives – Choose 9 Credit Hours from the following (additional courses will require advisor and departmental approval)

FIN 311 Fundamentals of Investments 3
FIN 405 Intermediate Finance 3
FIN 450 Personal Financial Planning 3
FIN 631 Risk Management 3
FIN 641 Financial Markets and Institutions 3
ECON 601 Quantitative Methods 3
ECON 640 Money, Banking, and the Macroeconomy 3
ECON 651 Managerial Economics 3
GBUS 403 Commercial Law 3
GBUS 404 Business Organizations and Government Regulations 3
Or another ACCT class

 

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