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Courses for a Degree in Accounting

In addition to a focus on accounting and core business courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Accounting Courses:

  • Financial Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Financial Accounting III
  • Managerial Accounting II
  • Information Systems for Accounting
  • Tax
  • Auditing
  • Business Electives

Core Business Courses:

  • Business Statistics
  • Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Management Science / Operational Management
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Business Law

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology

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