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Accounting, B.S.

Requirements

This degree offers a balanced theoretical and applied approach to study a broad range of business and accounting disciplines. This includes business topics of marketing, finance, law, operations, and strategy. Following a study of the primary accounting disciplines of financial, managerial, audit, information systems, and tax, students can engage in a more specialized study of internal audit, management accounting, tax, or public accounting/graduate school. Students also develop important business skills in communication, critical thinking, team building, and computer applications.

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements  
To be considered matriculated in the Accounting degree, a student must complete the following courses with at least a C-grade:
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I 3
and ACC 2120 Principles of Accounting II 3
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3)  
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3)  
  ACC 2500 Data Analytics in Accounting (3) 3
or IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications (3)  
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I 3
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus 3
or MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus (4)  
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MGMT 2400 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business Professionals 3
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
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 (4.0)  
or MATH 1055 College Algebra with Preliminaries (5.0)  
or MATH 1090 College Algebra for Business  (3.0)  3
or An Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus AB or BC 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  
or PES 1097 Fitness for Life (2.0) 2
Distribution Courses:  
  Biology 3
  Physical Science 3
  Additional Biology or Physical Science  3
  Humanities Distribution 3
  Fine Arts Distribution 3
  ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I (Fulfills the Social/Behavioral Science Distribution) 3
Discipline Core Requirements: 71 Credits
Business Foundation Courses: (required for matriculation)  
Complete one of the following sequences (Satisfies Business Core accounting requirement): 2 6
  ACC 2110 Principles of Accounting I (3)  
and ACC 2120 Principles of Accounting II (3)  
or ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (3)  
and ACC 2020 Managerial Accounting (3)  
  ACC 2500 Data Analytics in Accounting 2 3
or IM 2600 Spreadsheet Applications (3)  
  MGMT 2240 Business Calculus 3
or MATH 1100 Introduction to Calculus (4)  
  MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
  MGMT 2400 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business Professionals 3
  MKTG 220G Written Business Communication WE 2 3
  MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
Business Core Courses:  
  FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 1 3
  MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  MGMT 3450 Operations Management 1 3
  MGMT 4860 Business Strategy Formulation and Implementation 3
  MGMT 495R Executive Lecture Series 1
or ENTR 493R Entrepreneurship Lecture Series (1.0)  
  MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
Accounting Core Courses:  
  ACC 2125 Introduction to the Accounting Profession 1
  ACC 2600 Business Law and Ethics 3
or LEGL 3000 Business Law (3)  
  ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I 3
  ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II 3
  ACC 312G International Internal Auditing 3
  ACC 3300 Cost Management 3
  ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax  3
  ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems 3
Accounting Elective Requirements  
Complete two of the following advanced accounting courses: 6
  ACC 4030 Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting (3.0)  
  ACC 4110 Auditing (3.0)  
  ACC 4310 Advanced Management Accounting (3.0)  
  ACC 5020 Advanced Financial Accounting (3.0)  
Complete one of the following specialized accounting courses: 3
  ACC 4050 Financial Statement Analysis (3.0)  
  ACC 4400 Taxation of Business Entities (3.0)  
  ACC 470R Current Topics in Accounting (3)  
  ACC 481R Internship (3) (Subject to approval by department chair) (Repeat for up to 3 credits)  
  ACC 5140 Fraud Examination (3)  
Elective Requirements: 14 Credits
  Complete 14 credits of any courses 1000-level or higher 14

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits; a minimum of 40 credits must be upper division.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Completion of GE and specified departmental requirements. Students are responsible for completing all prerequisite courses.
  5. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnote
1- Course cannot be taken until student is matriculated
2-Must be completed with a grade of B- or higher.

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

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010/ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing/Literacy and Composition 3
MATH 1050/AMATH 1055/MATH 1090 College Algebra/College Algebra with Preliminaries/College Algebra for Business 3
HLTH 1100/PES 1097 Pers health & wellness/Fit for Life 2
PHYSICAL SCIENCE Distribution List 3
American Institutions American Institution list 3
General Electives Any class numbered 1000 or higher 1
  Semester total: 15
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing-Academic Writing & Research 3
MATH 1100/MGMT 2240 Intro. to Calculus or Business Calculus 3
BIOLOGY Distribution List 3
FINE ART Distribution List 3
HUMANITIES Distribution List 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2010 or ACC 2110 Managerial Accounting or Principles of Accounting I 3
MGMT 2340 Business Statistics I 3
PHIL 2050 Ethics and Values 3
General Electives Any class numbered 1000 or higher 3
ECON 2010 Principles of Economics I (Fulfills the Social Science Dist) 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 2020 or ACC 2120 Managerial Accounting or Principles of Accounting II 3
MGMT 2400 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business Professionals 3
MKTG 220G Written Business Communications WE 3
MKTG 2390 Professional Business Presentations 3
IM 2600 or ACC 2500 Spreadsheet Applications or Data Analytics in Accounting  3
ACC 2125 Intro to the Accounting Profession 1
  Semester total: 16
Notes: Matriculation can be completed after grades are posted for this semester and the N/C Matri. Orient. Completed
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
THIRD SCIENCE Distribution List 3
ACC 3010 Accounting Intermediate I 3
ACC 3300 Cost Management 3
LEGL 3000 or ACC 2600 Business Law or Business Law and Ethics 3
MGMT 3000 Organizational Behavior WE 3
  Semester total: 15
Notes: Students can apply for an Associate in Science degree in Accounting this semester  
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting ll 3
ACC 312G International Internal Auditing 3
ACC 3400 Individual Income Tax 3
FIN 3100 Principles of Finance 3
MKTG 3600 Principles of Marketing 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
ACC 3510 Accounting Information Systems 3
Advanced Accounting Elective 3
Advanced Accounting Elective 3
General Electives   3
MGMT 3450 Operations Management 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
MGMT 4860 Business Strategy Formulation and Implementation 3
Specialized Accounting Elective 3
General Electives Any class numbered 1000 or higher 7
ENTR 493R/MGMT 495R Lecture Series 1
  Semester total: 14
  Degree total: 120

Department

Accounting

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