Undergraduate Degree - Accounting

Program:
Accounting
Program Code:
1056 Accounting
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Start Term:
FQ68
College:
Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
Department:
Department of Accounting and Information Systems


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Department of Accounting and Information Systems

Undergraduate Program
Accounting

The Department of Accounting and Information Systems provides a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in accounting.  The program provides an excellent foundation in accounting.  Students, who complete the program along with the offered government and not-for-profit accounting course, meet the State of Michigan educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Michigan. 

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting

  1. The graduation requirements of the University as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.

    The completion of Mathematics 103 and 124 [referenced in item 2. below] may also satisfy the University mathematics requirement.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Accounting major is met by completing Accounting 301 and 331.  Those courses are referenced in item 3. a. below.
  2. The requirements of The Eli Broad College of Business for the Bachelor of Arts degree in the majors that comprise the Business Administration Programs.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. Major Field of Concentration:  All of the following courses with a minimum grade–point average of 2.00 (19 credits):
    ACC 250 Preparing for an Accounting Career 1
    ACC 300 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 3
    ACC 301 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 3
    ACC 321 Accounting Information Systems 3
    ACC 341 Cost and Managerial Accounting 3
    ACC 411 Auditing 3
    ACC 331 Federal Income Tax Accounting 3
    Students who plan to sit for the CPA Examination in Michigan must presently complete Accounting 308 (or its equivalent at another institution).
    Students may earn a maximum of 2 credits of internship or other work experience, in two distinct 1 credit enrollments, to count towards the Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting.


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Accounting, BA (1056)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL
Conditions:
University ISS200 Series: No credits from EC201, EC202, EC251H, EC252H, EC210 in Requirement(s) 5

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Accounting - ACC 250 - Preparing for an Accounting Career
Major - Accounting - ACC 250 - Preparing for an Accounting Career: 1 course from ACC250

Requirement 12: Major - Accounting - ACC 300 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I
Major - Accounting - ACC 300 - Intermediate Financial Accounting I: 1 course from ACC300

Requirement 13: Major - Accounting - ACC 301 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II
Major - Accounting - ACC 301 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II: 1 course from ACC301

Requirement 14: Major - Accounting - ACC 321 - Accounting Information Systems
Major - Accounting - ACC 321 - Accounting Information Systems: 1 course from ACC321

Requirement 15: Major - Accounting - ACC 331 - Federal Income Tax Accounting
Major - Accounting - ACC 331 - Federal Income Tax Accounting: 1 course from ACC331

Requirement 16: Major - Accounting - ACC 341 - Cost and Managerial Accounting
Major - Accounting - ACC 341 - Cost and Managerial Accounting: 1 course from ACC341

Requirement 17: Major - Accounting - ACC 411 - Auditing
Major - Accounting - ACC 411 - Auditing: 1 course from ACC411

Requirement 18: Major Distribution - Accounting GPA
Major Distribution - Accounting GPA: 7 courses from Accounting Major Core GPA Requirement

Requirement 19: Electives - Non-Business Electives
Electives - Non-Business Electives: 9 credits from General elective courses outside the Broad College and Depts of Mathematics and Stat & Probability. Courses that are used to satisfy Univ require & Business Core Program may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

Requirement 20: College - Business Core - MTH103 - College Algebra
College - Business Core - MTH103 - College Algebra: 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV, MTH116, MTHRQMT

Requirement 21: College - Business Core - MTH124 - Survey of Calculus I
College - Business Core - MTH124 - Survey of Calculus I: 1 course from MTH124

Requirement 22: College - Business Core - CSE101 - Computing Concepts and Competencies
College - Business Core - CSE101 - Computing Concepts and Competencies: 1 course from CSE101

Requirement 23: College - Business Core - EC201 - Introduction to Microeconomics
College - Business Core - EC201 - Introduction to Microeconomics: 1 course from EC201

Requirement 24: College - Business Core - EC202 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
College - Business Core - EC202 - Introduction to Macroeconomics: 1 course from EC202

Requirement 25: College - Business Core - ACC201 - Principles of Financial Accounting
College - Business Core - ACC201 - Principles of Financial Accounting: 1 course from ACC201

Requirement 26: College - Business Core - ACC202 - Principles of Management Accounting
College - Business Core - ACC202 - Principles of Management Accounting: 1 course from ACC202

Requirement 27: College - Business Core - STT315 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business
College - Business Core - STT315 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Business: 1 course from STT315

Requirement 28: College - Business Core - EC340 or MKT310 or MKT393 - International Business Core Requirement
College - Business Core - EC340 or MKT310 or MKT393 - International Business Core Requirement: 1 course from EC340, MKT310, MKT393

Requirement 29: College - Business Core - FI311 - Financial Management
College - Business Core - FI311 - Financial Management: 1 course from FI311

Requirement 30: College - Business Core - GBL295 or GBL451 - Introduction to Business Law
College - Business Core - GBL295 or GBL451 - Introduction to Business Law: 1 course from GBL295, GBL295H, GBL451, or approved courses

Requirement 31: College - Business Core - ITM309 - Business Information Systems and Technology
College - Business Core - ITM309 - Business Information Systems and Technology: 1 course from ITM309, other approved courses

Requirement 32: College - Business Core - MGT315 - Managing Human Resources and Organizational Behavior
College - Business Core - MGT315 - Managing Human Resources and Organizational Behavior: 1 course from MGT315

Requirement 33: College - Business Core - MKT 300 - Managerial Marketing (I)
College - Business Core - MKT 300 - Managerial Marketing (I): 1 course from MKT300

Requirement 34: College - Business Core - MKT 317 - Quantitative Business Research Methods
College - Business Core - MKT 317 - Quantitative Business Research Methods: 1 course from MKT317

Requirement 35: College - Business Core - SCM303 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management
College - Business Core - SCM303 - Introduction to Supply Chain Management: 1 course from SCM303

Requirement 36: College - Business Core - MGT409 - Business Policy and Strategic Management
College - Business Core - MGT409 - Business Policy and Strategic Management: 1 course from MGT409

Requirement 37: College - Business Core - BUS250 - Business Communications: Oral and Written Skills
College - Business Core - BUS250 - Business Communications: Oral and Written Skills: 1 course from BUS250

Requirement 38: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 39: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.