Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business
Accounting Major and Minor
The accounting curriculum focuses on the current theories and practices of the accounting profession. The content is designed to prepare majors to work effectively in a broad range of organizational positions requiring specialization in accounting.
A bachelor of science degree in accounting requires a minimum of 30 credits and completion of the core curriculum.
Majors must take the following courses:
This major prepares the graduate for careers in a broad range of organizational positions requiring accounting skills. Students with an accounting major will be eligible to sit for the Maryland CPA exam.
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Accounting minors must take a minimum of 18 credits. Electives should be selected in consultation with advisors and are subject to the approval of the chair of the department.
Minor Courses include:
Six credit hours of accounting electives (approved by the accounting program)
Econ 101 (non-business majors only - fulfills the requirement for a foundational social science)
Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.