Business Administration, B.S. - Accounting

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The program outline and graduation requirements are listed below.  In addition, free electives are selected to reach 120 credits overall required for graduation.

The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: 


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements.  Detailed information on these requirements is published in this section of the catalog:

Writing courses are not additional course requirements, course sections that meet this requirement are designated with a ‘W’ on the class schedule.  Courses in the major and/or cognate may also be used to satisfy LEP requirements where noted below (*).


Students must take a minimum of 50 percent of the Business Administration Requirements, and at least 50 percent of the Concentration Requirements at Southern Connecticut State University.

Business Administration Requirements (36 Credits)
ACC 200 — Principles of Financial Accounting ('C' or better required)
ACC 210 - Managerial Accounting ('C' or better required)
BIS 370 — Business Information Systems ('C' or better required)
ECO 100 - Principles of Macro-Economics (T2CC)*
ECO 101 - Principles of Micro-Economics (T2GA)*
ECO 270 - Applied Business Statistics ('C' or better required)
FIN 300 — Corporate Finance ('C' or better required)
MGT 240 — Legal Environment of Business ('C' or better required)
MGT 305 — Organizational Behavior ('C' or better required)
MGT 400 - Business and Society (T3)*
MGT 450 — Business Policy and Strategy Seminar ('C' or better required)
MKT 200 — Principles of Marketing ('C' or better required)

Accounting Concentration (30 Credits)
ACC 202 - Accounting Spreadsheet Applications ('C+' or better required)
ACC 310
 - Intermediate Accounting I ('C+' or better required)
ACC 311 - Intermediate Accounting II ('C+' or better required)
ACC 350 - Federal Income Taxation ('C+' or better required)
ACC 370 - Accounting Information Systems ('C+' or better required)
ACC 410 - Advanced Accounting ('C+' or better required)
ACC 424 - International Accounting ('C+' or better required)
ACC 450 - Accounting Capstone ('C+' or better required)
ACC 461 - Auditing ('C+' or better required)
ACC Elective - 3 additional credits 300-level or higher ('C+' or better required)


COM 101 — Fundamentals of Professional Presentations
CSC 200 — Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)*
ENG 316 — Writing for Business and Industry
MAT 125 or MAT 150 — Mathematics Cognate (T1QR)*
MGT 335 — Business Law