Business Administration, B.S. - Accounting

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.  

Students must take a minimum of 50 percent of the major and concentration courses at Southern Connecticut State University.

Business Administration Requirements (33 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 – Business Law and Ethics ('C' or better required)
MGT 285 – Management and Organization ('C' or better required)
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 310 – Intermediate Accounting I ('C+' or better required)
ACC 311 – Intermediate Accounting II ('C+' or better required)
ACC 312 – Intermediate Accounting III ('C+' or better required)
ACC 340 – Data Analytics for Accounting ('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 461 – Auditing ('C+' or better required)
ACC Elective – 6 additional credits 300-level or higher ('C+' or better required)


CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)
DSC 100 – Data Science I
DSC 205 – Data Visualization (T2CD)
ENG 316 – Writing for Business and Industry
MAT 125 or MAT 150 – Mathematics Cognate (T1QR)
MGT 335 – Business Law


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 6 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.