Bachelor of Science in Accounting

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting has six basic components:

  1. General Education & Institutional Requirements
  2. Pre-Business Requirements
  3. Core Business Requirements
  4. Accounting Requirements
  5. Business Electives
  6. Electives: college-level courses from any prefix to meet Graduation Requirements

DSU General Education & Institutional Requirements

All DSU General Education and Institutional requirements must be fulfilled. A previously earned degree may fulfill those requirements, but courses must be equivalent to DSU’s minimum General Education standards in American Institutions, English, and Mathematics.

Institutional Requirement in Computer Literacy
Computer Literacy0-6
General Education Core Requirements
English3-7
Information Literacy0-1
Mathematics3-5
American Institutions3-6
Life Sciences 3-10
Physical Sciences3-5
Laboratory Science0-1
Fine Arts3
Literature/Humanities3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
Exploration 3-5
Two (2) Global & Cultural Perspectives Courses0-6
Pre-Business Requirements (C- or better) 2.5 or better
ACCT 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2020Managerial Accounting3
BUS 2000Introduction to Career Strategies1
CIS 2010Business Computer Proficiency (B- or better)3
COMM 1020Public Speaking3
or COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication
ECON 2010Micro Economics3
ECON 2020Macro Economics3
MATH 1100Business Calculus3
STAT 2040Business Statistics3
or MATH 1040 Introduction to Statistics
Core Business Requirements
ENGL 3010Writing in the Professions3
FIN 3150Managerial Finance I3
MIS 3050Management Information Systems3
MGMT 3050Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment3
MGMT 3400Management & Organizations3
MGMT 3510Business Professional Ethics3
MGMT 3600Production & Operations3
MGMT 4800Strategic Management3
MKTG 3010Marketing Principles3
Accounting Requirements
ACCT 3010Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 3020Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 3300Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3400Tax Accounting I3
ACCT 3440Tax Practicum I3
ACCT 3500Accting Practicum Techniques3
ACCT 4030Advanced Accounting3
ACCT 4100Auditing3
ACCT 4400Tax Accounting II3
ACCT 4600Accounting Practicum3
Other Business-Related Elective Courses 1
Complete additional elective courses to bring the total number credits to no less than 121. (Courses in Business Electives list preferred)

Business Electives

ACCT 4440Tax Practicum II2
ACCT 4890Accounting Internship I1-3
ACCT 4891Accounting Internship II1-3
DES 3800Branding3
ECON 3500International Economics3
FIN 3200Money, Banking, & Credit3
FIN 3500Financial Negotiations3
FIN 3750Introduction to Investments3
FIN 4150Managerial Finance II3
FIN 4180Entrepreneurial Finance3
FIN 4300Real Estate Finance3
FIN 4380Financial Modeling and Decision Making3
FIN 4400International Finance3
FIN 4750Portfolio Practicum3
MGMT 2640Small Business Management3
MGMT 3700Organizational Behavior3
MGMT 4000Purchasing & Supply Mgmt3
MGMT 4040Quantitative Decision Analysis3
MGMT 4300Human Resource Management3
MGMT 4600Six Sigma I3
MGMT 4610Six Sigma II3
MGMT 4900Independent Research I1-3
MGMT 4910Independent Research II1-3
MGMT 4950RSeminar in Business1-3
MILS 3200Tactical Leadership3
MILS 3210Applied Leadership3
MILS 3250Staff Organization and Operations1-3
MILS 4200Developmental Leadership3
MILS 4210Adaptive Leadership3
MILS 4250Ranger Preparation2
MILS 4350Special Project2
MKTG 3450Consumer Behavior3
MKTG 3500Promotion Management3
MKTG 3515Sales Management3
MKTG 3900Retail Management3
MKTG 4100Marketing Research3
MKTG 4200Entrepreneurial Marketing3
MKTG 4700Marketing Strategy3
STAT 3200Advanced Statistical Methods3
WEB 3500Electronic Commerce3
WEB 3550Internet & eCommerce Marketing3
1

A course may only be used to fulfill one program requirement.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 121 college-level credits (1000 and above).
  2. Complete at least 40 upper-division credits (3000 and above).
  3. Complete at least 30 upper-division credits at DSU for institutional residency.
  4. Maximum 12 upper-division transfer credits may fulfill DSU Business program requirements.
  5. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  6. Minimum B- grade in required CIS courses.
  7. Minimum C- grade and 2.5 GPA in Pre-Business Requirement, Core Business Requirement, Accounting, and Business Elective courses.

Graduation Plan

Plan of Study Grid
1st Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting 3
BUS 1001 FYE: Business 1
COMM 1020
Public Speaking COMM 2110 meets General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
or Interpersonal Communication
3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
LIB 1010 Information Literacy 1
MATH 1050 College Algebra / Pre-Calculus meets General Education (Mathematics) 4
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). COMM 2110 will Double Dip (DD) for General Education (Social & Behavioral Sciences) requirements and UHSB Pre-Business requirements.  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
CIS 1200 Computer Literacy 3
ECON 2010 Micro Economics 3
ENGL 2010 Interm Writing Selected Topics: 3
MATH 1100 Business Calculus 3
General Education (American Institutions) 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
2nd Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 2020 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 2000 Introduction to Career Strategies 1
ECON 2020 Macro Economics 3
General Education (Physical Science) 3
General Education (Literature/Humanities) 3
General Education (Exploration/GLOCUP)* 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). *If you have taken COMM 2110 and ECON 2010 or 2020 this is not needed.  
 Hours16
Spring Semester
CIS 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3
STAT 2040 Business Statistics 3
General Education (Fine Arts / GLOCUP)* 3
General Education (Life Science & Lab) 4
Elective Class 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). *If you have already taken 2 GLOCUP classes you can take ANY FA. Declare Bachelor degree/apply for ABBU.  
 Hours16
3rd Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 3010 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 3300 Cost Accounting 3
MIS 3050 Management Information Systems 3
MGMT 3050 Business Law I: Law in the Commercial Environment 3
FIN 3150 Managerial Finance I 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ACCT 3020 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 3400 Tax Accounting I 3
ACCT 3440 Tax Practicum I 3
MKTG 3010 Marketing Principles 3
MGMT 3600 Production & Operations 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS).  
 Hours15
4th Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 3500 Accting Practicum Techniques 3
ACCT 4100 Auditing 3
ACCT 4400 Tax Accounting II 3
MGMT 3400 Management & Organizations 3
MGMT 3510 Business Professional Ethics 3
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Apply for and meet with advisor for graduation by NOV 1st.  
 Hours15
Spring Semester
ACCT 4030 Advanced Accounting 3
ACCT 4600 Accounting Practicum 3
ENGL 3010 Writing in the Professions 3
MGMT 4800 Strategic Management 3
Elective Class 2
Milestones & Notes: Meet with your program advisor. Maintain a C- or better in UHSB classes (B- in CIS). Double check with advisor for classes.  
 Hours14
 Total Hours121