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Accounting, A.S.


The Associate in Science degree provides a broad business foundation and prepares students for upper-division studies in accounting. Students receive a broad range of theoretical and applied knowledge in the areas of accounting, economics, business law, and quantitative applications.

Total Program Credits: 60

General Education Requirements: 35 Credits
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or  ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)  
  ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing Academic Writing and Research 3
  MATH 1050 College Algebra (recommended for Business, Education, Science, and Health Professions majors)  
or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
or MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business (recommended for Business majors)  3
or An Advanced Placement (AP) Mathematics Test with a score of 3 or higher  
Complete one of the following: 3
  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 the following:  
  PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100 Personal Health and Wellness (2.0)  
or EXSC 1097 Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science 3
  Humanities Distribution1 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I (Fulfills the Social/Behavioral Science Distribution) 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 25 Credits
Complete one of the following introductory accounting sequences: 6
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I (3)  
and ACC 2120 Principles of Accounting II (Grade of B- or higher required) (3)  
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting  
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (Grade of B- or higher required)  
Complete the following:  
  ACC 2125 Introduction to the Accounting Profession 1
  ACC 2500 Data Analytics in Accounting 3
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MGMT 2400 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business Professionals 3
  ACC 2600 Business Law and Ethics 3
or LEGL 3000 Business Law (3)  
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
  Complete 3 credits from the following: 3
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus (3)  
  ACC 2250 Accounting for Entrepreneurs (3)  
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations (3)  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 semester credits.
  2. Overall GPA of 2.0 or above with 2.5 GPA or above in Business courses. No grade below "C-" in Business courses.
  3. Residency hours: Minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU with at least 12 credits of Woodbury School of Business courses.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
1HUM 1010 recommended

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Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing CC or Literacy and Composition Across Contexts CC 3
MATH 1050 or MATH 1055 or MATH 1090
College Algebra QL or College Algebra with Preliminaries QL or College Algebra for Business QL 3
Fine Art 3
Physical Science 3
American Institutions 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Academic Writing CC 3
MGMT 2240 or MATH 1100 Business Calculus or Survey of Calculus QL 3
Biology 3
HLTH 1100 or EXSC 1097 Personal Health & Wellness TE or Fitness for Life TE 2
Humanities 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2010 or ACC 2110 Financial Accounting or Principles of Accounting I 3
ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I SS 3
IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications 3
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values IH 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2020 or ACC 2120 Managerial Accounting or Principles of Accounting  II 3
ECON 2020 Principles of Economics II SS 3
Social Science 3
Third Science 3
Elective Credits 1
MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 60



The Accounting department is in the Woodbury School of Business. To find the most up-to-date information, including Program Learning Outcomes for degree programs offered by the Accounting department, visit their website.

Accounting department

Program Details

Program Learning Outcomes  
  1. Process and apply accounting transaction analysis into an accounting system.
  2. Prepare the four basic financial statements.
  3. Analyze results of financial information via ratios, relationships, and variance analysis to aid management decision making.
  4. Apply Effective Communication Skills Concepts
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