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2017-2019 Academic Catalog 
2017-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.S.

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Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Complete a total of 121 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

General Education Core - 41 credit hours
Business Core - 50 credit hours
Major Requirements - 30 credit hours

Certified Public Accountant

The State of Louisiana and many other states require 150 hours of academic credit as a requirement to register and sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. Students wishing to pursue careers as CPAs must complete an additional 29 credit hours beyond those required for the baccalaureate degree.

Accounting Curriculum

First Year

First Semester

Total: 14

Second Semester

Total: 15

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Total Required Hours

*Service Learning: Students will earn a total of 30 service learning hours after successful completion of FYS 101  & FYS 102 .

**Community Service: Students must contact the Center for Career and Professional Development for pre-approved community service project to earn a total of 90 hours of community service by the end of their junior year.

***Writing Proficiency Examination: Students must complete ENG 111  and ENG 112  with a minimum grade of ‘C’ to register for ENG 199 - Writing Proficiency Examination . Students who fail to take or do not pass ENG 199  must take ENG 200 - Review of Writing Strategies  (3 credit hours).

****Take any designated Business Administration and/or Financial Economics 300/400 global business elective course.

With approval, CS 318 - Management Information Systems  may be taken as a substitute for BM 318 - Management Information Systems .

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