CPA Exam Requirements
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Dr. Peggy Lane, Chair
Campus Box 4057
Emporia State University
1200 Commercial St.
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
E-mail: Kim Massoth
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS - ACCOUNTING MAJOR
The accounting program is designed to prepare students for careers in public, private or governmental accounting. An accounting internship program is an optional experience available to majors as well.
Degree Pattern for Accounting Majors:
|General Education||48 hours*|
|Business Core Requirements||36 hours|
|Accounting Major Requirements||22 hours|
|Electives (Eleven of these hours must be in non-business courses.)||18 hours|
Business Core Requirements (36 hours):
|BC 104||Principles of Economics II||3 hours|
|IS 213||Mgmt Info Systems Concepts||3 hours|
|AC 223||Financial Accounting||3 hours|
|AC 233||Managerial Accounting I||3 hours|
|BU 255||Business Statistics||3 hours|
|BE 330||Business Communications||3 hours|
|FI 330||Fundamentals of Financial Mgmt||3 hours|
|MG 342||Principles of Mgmt & Org Behavior||3 hours|
|BU 353||Legal Environment of Business||3 hours|
|MK 360||Principles of Marketing||3 hours|
|MG 423||Operations Management||3 hours|
|MG 473||Business Policy*||3 hours|
*Concurrent enrollment required in BU 099-Major Field Test in Business (No Credit)
Accounting Courses Required (22 hours):
|AC 304||Intermediate Accounting I||4 hours|
|AC 313||Intermediate Accounting II||3 hours|
|AC 333||Cost Accounting||3 hours|
|AC 353||Accounting Information Systems||3 hours|
|AC 413||Auditing||3 hours|
|AC 423||Federal Income Tax Accounting I||3 hours|
|At least one 500 level Accounting Course||3 hours|
Electives (18 hours):
Electives must include a minimum of 11 hours of non-business courses. Non-business courses may include an additional 3 hours of economics and/or statistics.
*If Personal Finance is taken, an additional 3 hours of non-business courses are required.
A minimum of 62 hours of the 124 hours needed for graduation must be in non-business courses. For this computation, up to 9 hours of economics and 6 hours of statistics are considered to be non-business.