Accounting Degrees

Career Opportunities

The accounting profession is often ranked near the top of occupations and professions in greatest demand. Springboard into graduate studies and law school.

Types of organizations you could work for:

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  • Entertainment
  • Government
  • Education
  • Manufacturing
  • Charitable and non profit
  • Medical

Programs

Certificate in Accounting30 Credits

Discipline Core Requirments24 Credits

ACC 1150 Fundamentals of Business Math 3.0
ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3.0)
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3.0)
or ACC 2030 Principles of Accounting 6.0
ACC 2610 Accounting Systems Applications 3.0
DGM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3.0
MGMT 1010 Introduction to Business 3.0
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3.0
MGMT 3890 Career Preparation 2.0
MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series 3.0

Elective Requirements6 Credits

  Woodbury School of Business courses (ACC, ECON, FIN, HM, LEGL, MKTG, MGMT prefixes) 6.0

Graduation Requirements 

  • Minimum of 30 credits required for a Certificate
  • Overall GPA of 2.0 required for graduation with no grade lower than a "C-" in Woodbury School of business classes.

AAS in Accounting64 Credits

General Education Requirements16 Credits

MGMT 2200 Business Communication 3.0
ACC 1150 Fundamentals of Business Math 3.0
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3.0
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3.0
or Any approved Behavioral, Social, or Political Science Distribution Course
  Any approved Biology or Physical Science Distribution Course 3.0
  Any approved Physical Education, Health, Safety, or Environment Course 1.0

Discipline Core Requirments24 Credits

ACC 2030 Principles of Accounting 6.0
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3.0)
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3.0)
ACC 2100 Payroll Accounting 3.0
ACC 2610 Accounting Systems Applications 3.0
DGM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency* 3.0
DGM 2360 Spreadsheet Applications 3.0
MGMT 1010 Introduction to Business 3.0
MGMT 3890 Career Preparation 2.0
MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series 3.0

Elective Requirements24 Credits

  Complete any coursework from the following prefixes: ACC, ECON, FIN, HM, LEGL, MKTG, MGMT 15.0
Complete one of the following:   9.0
ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I (3.0)
ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II (3.0)
ACC 3300 Cost Management (3.0)
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax (3.0)
DGM 2300 Records and Information Management (3.0)
DGM 2350 Word Processing Applications (3.0)
DGM 2370 Database Applications (3.0)

Graduation Requirements 

  • Completion of a minimum of 64 semester credits
  • Overall grade point average of 2.0 or above with a 2.5 GPA in Business courses and a grade of “C-” or higher in all core and elective courses
  • Residency hours: minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses
  • Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses
  • Footnotes:
  • * Students will be required to complete DGM 2010 with a score of 80 percent or higher

AS Pre Major in Accounting61 Credits

General Education Requirements35 Credits

ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3.0
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing—Humanities/Social Sciences 3.0
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing—Science and Technology (3.0)
MATH 1050 College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors) 4.0
or An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher
Complete one of the following:   3.0
HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)
HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)
HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)
POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)
POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)
Complete one of the following:   3.0
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3.0
HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness 2.0
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0)
Distribution Courses:
  >Biology 3.0
  Physical Science 3.0
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3.0
  Humanities Distribution--HUM 1010 recommended 3.0
  Fine Arts Distribution 3.0
  Social/Behavioral Science 3.0

Discipline Core Requirements25 Credits

ACC 2030 Principles of Accounting 6.0
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3.0)
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3.0)
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3.0
ECON 2010 Microeconomics< 3.0
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3.0
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3.0
MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus 4.0
DGM 2010< Business Computer Proficiency 3.0
or Business Computer Proficiency Exam *

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of minimum of 61 semester credits.
  • Overall GPA of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA or above in Business courses. No grade Below "C-" in Business courses.
  • Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
  • Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  • Footnotes
  • * Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the DGM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher

BS in Accounting120 Credits

General Education Requirements36 Credits

ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3.0
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing--Humanities/Social Sciences 3.0
or ENGL 2020 Intermediate Writing--Science and Technology (3.0)
MATH 1050 College Algebra 4.0
or an Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher
Complete one of the following:   3.0
HIST 2700 US History to 1877 (3.0)
and HIST 2710 US History since 1877 (3.0)
HIST 1700 American Civilization (3.0)
HIST 1740 US Economic History (3.0)
POLS 1000 American Heritage (3.0)
POLS 1100 American National Government (3.0)
Complete one of the following:   3.0
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3.0
HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0)
Distribution Courses
  Biology 3.0
  Physical Science 3.0
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3.0
  Humanities Distribution 3.0
  Fine Arts Distribution 3.0
  Social/Behavioral Science 3.0

Discipline Core Requirements66 Credits

Business Foundation Courses:
ACC 2030 Principles of Accounting 6.0
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3.0)
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3.0)
DGM 2010 Business Computer Proficiency 3.0
or Business Computer Proficiency Exam**
MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus 4.0
ECON 2010 Microeconomics 3.0
ECON 2020 Macroeconomics 3.0
MGMT 2200 Business Communication 3.0
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3.0
MGMT 2390 Effective Business Presentations 3.0
Business Core Courses:
LEGL 3000 Business Law 3.0
FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3.0
INFO 3120 Principles of Information Systems--A Managerial Approach 3.0
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3.0
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior 3.0
MGMT 330G Survey of International Business 3.0
MGMT 3450 Operations Management* 3.0
MGMT 4800 Strategic Management 3.0
MGMT 4830 Strategic Management Capstone Simulation 1.0
MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series 1.0
or MGMT 493R Entrepreneurship Lecture Series (1.0)
Accounting Core Courses:
ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
ACC 3300 Cost Management 3.0
ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems 3.0
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax 3.0

Elective Requirements18 Credits

Complete at least 9 credits from the following courses:   9.0
ACC 3120 Internal Auditing* 3.0
ACC 4020 Advanced financial Accounting 3.0
ACC 4030 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting* 3.0
ACC 4110 Auditing* 3.0
ACC 4350 Management Control* 3.0
ACC 4400 Taxation of Corporations/Partnerships/Estates and Trusts 3.0
or ACC 4420 Corporate Tax (3.0)
and ACC 4440 Partnership Tax (3.0)
ACC 4510 Informatino Systems Auditing* (3.0)
Complete 9 hours of elective credits at any level   9.0

Graduation Requirements 

  • Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits; a minimum of 40 credits must be upper division.
  • Overall grade point average 2.0 or above with a minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses. No grade lower than a "C-" in core and specialization courses.
  • Residency hours: Minimum of 30 credit hours of business courses through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
  • Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  • Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
  • Footnotes
  • ** Students will be required to complete the Business Computer Proficiency exam with a score of 80 percent or higher or complete the DGM 2010 course with a score of 80 percent or higher
  • * Cannot be taken until student is matriculated

Minor in Accounting24 Credits

Matriculation Requirements

Admitted to a bachelor degree program at UVU

Discipline Core Requirements12 Credits

ACC 2030 Principles of Accounting 6.0
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3.0)
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3.0)
ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACC 3030 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0

Elective Requirements12 Credits

Choose 12 credits from the following   12.0
ACC 3300 Cost Management (3.0)
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax (3.0)
ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems (3.0)
ACC 4110 Auditing* (3.0)
ACC 4400 Taxation of Corporations/Partnerships/Estates and Trusts* (3.0)

Graduation Requirements 

  • NOTE: Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  • Overall grade point average of 2.5 in all School of Business (LEGL) courses and no grade lower than a C- in business courses.
  • Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements.
  • Footnotes
  • * Cannot be taken until student is matriculated into a bachelor degree program.

BA/BS in Integrated Studies: Emphasis in Accounting18 Credits

The following Integrated Studies Emphasis is available (see the Integrated Studies section for complete degree requirement listings.)

Emphasis Requirements18 Credits

ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
Choose 12 credits from the following:   12.0
ACC 3300 Cost Management (3.0)
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax (3.0)
ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems (3.0)
ACC 4110 Auditing (3.0)
ACC 4400 Taxation of Corporations/Partnerships/Estates and Trusts (3.0)
  NOTE: A minimum of 2.5 GPA in all Woodbury School of Business courses, and no grade lower than a C-, required for graduation.

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  • Avoid accumulating credits you don't need for graduation.
  • Make sure the University schedules the classes you need when you need them.

You could graduate in 3 years!

  1. Enroll in 15 credits each semester. See "15 to Finish" for more information on the financial and academic benefits of completing 15 credits a semester.
  2. Enroll in summer semester to expedite graduation.

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