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  • Accounting

    Bachelor's Degree in Business, Concentration in Accounting

    To succeed in business today, you need flexibility, a broad knowledge base, and experience in every facet of the business world.

    A bachelor’s degree in business from Dean College will prepare you to step directly into a successful career. Designed especially for adult students, this part-time major covers every aspect of business—from accounting and finance to marketing, management and technology.

    The accounting concentration provides students with a depth and breadth of understanding accounting theory, practice and procedures.  Exposure to a variety of employment opportunities, both entry level and beyond, in both private and public settings.

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    Course Sequence

    Accounting

    Core (43 credits) Credits
    ENG 111
    Composition I
    3
    ENG 112
    Composition II
    3
    SPC 101
    Communication Fundamentals
    3
    MTH 150
    Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
    3
    BIO 180
    Human Biology
    4
    ART ELECTIVE
    Core Distribution Arts Elective
    3
    HUMANITIES ELECTIVE
    Humanities Elective
    3
    NATURAL SCIENCE AND MATH ELECTIVE
    Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
    3
    SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE
    Social Sciences Elective
    3
    ENG 332
    Strategic Writing for Managers
    3
    COM 327
    Applied Professional Communication
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE
    Liberal Arts Elective
    3
    Majors (36 credits) Credits
    ACCT 103
    Financial Accounting
    3
    ACCT 200
    Managerial Accounting
    3
    ECO 150
    Principles of Economics
    3
    BUS 123
    Foundations of Business
    3
    BUS 230
    Principles of Management
    3
    BUS 235
    Principles of Marketing
    3
    BUS 337
    Organizational Behavior
    3
    BUS 325
    Principles of Finance and Budgeting
    3
    BUS 341
    Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
    3
    BUS 400
    Business Internship
    3-15
    BUS 450
    Senior Seminar
    3
    BUS 415
    Business Policy and Strategic Management
    3
    Concentration & Electives (27 credits) Credits
    ACCT 201
    Intermediate Accounting I
    3
    ACCT 202
    Intermediate Accounting II
    3
    ACCT 203
    Taxation
    3
    ACCT 205
    Intermediate Accounting III
    3
    ACCT 305
    Advanced Accounting
    3
    ACCT 310
    Cost Accounting
    3
    ACCT 315
    Accounting Information Systems
    3
    ACCT 320
    Corporate Taxation
    3
    ACCT 405
    Auditing
    3
    Open Electives (15 credits) Credits
    TOTAL CREDITS: 121 Credits
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