Department of Accounting, Finance, and Business Law


Two programs are available to students who wish to study accounting at the University. The first is the four-year major in accounting leading to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The second is the five-year integrated Master in Accountancy (MAcc), which simultaneously awards both the BBA and the MAcc degrees. The BBA is designed to provide students with the educational breadth of general education courses, a strong foundation in the common business core, and sufficient accounting education to achieve entry-level competencies for a career in industry. The integrated approach is designed for students who wish to obtain advanced accounting knowledge, especially those who wish to qualify to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam and pursue a career in public accounting.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, the student must: 

  1. earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses used to meet degree requirements. 
  2. earn a grade of "C" or better in any course that is a prerequisite for subsequent courses in the curriculum prior to taking a course that requires the prerequisite, 
  3. complete the general baccalaureate degree requirements of the University, 
  4. complete the Accounting Major curriculum requirements specified in the following sections.