Accounting degree requirements

2014-15 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

The Elon Department of Accounting offers a major and a minor in accounting.

The minor in accounting requires 24 semester hours through the following courses:

ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 sh
ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 sh
BUS 202 Business Communications 4 sh
ACC 331 Intermediate Accounting I 4 sh
     
Select two electives from the following: 8 sh
ACC 277 Winter Term Study Abroad or  
ACC 280 Winter Term Study Abroad  
FIN 343 Principles of Finance  
ACC 332 Intermediate Accounting II  
ACC 336 Cost Accounting  
ACC 341 Fundamentals of Income Taxation  
ACC 365 Computerized Accounting (Winter Term)  
ACC 499 Research  
  Total 24 sh

 


The Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree requires 73-76 semester hours through the following courses: 

Select one course from the following: 4 sh
MTH 116 Applied Calculus  
MTH 151 Calculus I  
     
Must complete the following courses:  
CIS 211 Management Information Systems 4 sh
ECO 111 Principles of Economics 4 sh
ECO 203 Statistics for Decision Making 4 sh
BUS 221 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 2 sh
BUS 202 Business Communications 4 sh
MKT 311 Principles of Marketing 4 sh
MGT 323 Principles of Management & Organizational Behavior 4 sh
FIN 343 Principles of Finance 4 sh
BUS 465 Business Policy 4 sh
ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 sh
ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4 sh
ACC 331 Intermediate Accounting I 4 sh
ACC 332 Intermediate Accounting II 4 sh
ACC 336 Cost Accounting 4 sh
ACC 341 Fundamentals of Income Taxation 4 sh
ACC 351 Accounting Information Systems 4 sh
ACC 456 Auditing 4 sh
     
Select one course from the following: 1-4 sh
LSB 381 Internship in Business  
ACC 481 Internship in Accounting  
  Total 73-76 sh

Notes: At least 50% of the accounting semester hours required for the Bachelor of Science degree must be earned at Elon. All accounting majors are required to take ACC 336; for those students who are double majoring in accounting and finance, ACC 336 may be counted in lieu of BUS 326.

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