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Accounting

2013-14 FINALIZED 2-3-14 

JOHN S. DELANEY, Associate Professor, Chair
B.S., Loras College; M.B.A., Iowa; D.B.A., St. Ambrose; C.P.A., Illinois; C.M.A., C.I.A.

PAMELA J. DRUGER, S. James Galley Professor in Accounting
B.A., Northeast Missouri State; M.A., Iowa; C.P.A., Iowa; C.M.A., C.F.M., C.F.E.

JANENE FINLEY, Assistant Professor
B.A., M.A., Western Illinois; J.D., Northern Illinois; Ph.D., Southern Illinois; C.P.A., Illinois

MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING. 33 credits including ACCT-201, ACCT-202, ACCT-311, ACCT-312, ACCT-313, ACCT-314, ACCT-321, ACCT-322, ACCT-323, ACCT-441, ACCT-442, 1 credit of ACCT-443, ACCT-444, ACCT-445 or ACCT-446, and 3 credits of electives or internships. Required supporting courses (12 credits): ECON-201 and ECON-202, BUSN-211 or MATH-315. BUSN-212 or MATH-316. Recommended supporting courses (12 credits): BUSN-205, BUSN-307 or RELG-327, BUSN-341, COMM-401.

MINOR IN ACCOUNTING. 16 credits including ACCT-201, ACCT-202, ACCT-321, ACCT-322, ACCT-323 and 1 additional accounting credit. Required supporting courses and recommended supporting courses are the same as those for the major.

ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Most states require candidates applying to sit for the CPA exam complete 150 hours (credits) at an accredited college or university. Designed for students planning to take the CPA exam, the Accounting Certificate Program provides an opportunity for students to complete the additional coursework beyond the requirements of the accounting major. Both current and prospective students must apply for admission into the program and complete the following requirements to obtain the certificate.


ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

1. COMPLETION OF 150 TOTAL HOURS

2. COMPLETION OF ACCOUNTING MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

3. COMPLETION OF

___3 Hours BUSN-341 Business Law
___3 Hours BUSN-205 Business Writing
___3 Hours RELG-327 Business Ethics or BUSN307 Social Issues in Management
___6 Hours Additional Accounting Electives From
ACCT-451 Fraud Investigation
ACCT-452 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
ACCT-453 Corporate Accounting
ACCT-454 Advanced Auditing
ACCT-455 Advanced Managerial
ACCT-456 Advanced Tax


4. RECOMMENDED SUPPORT COURSES

___3 Hours COMM401 Business and Professional Communication

 


 

Courses (ACCT)

A 1.67 grade-point average in accounting classes is required for enrollment in any course beyond ACCT-202.