Accounting

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The Accounting program at Missouri Baptist University provides challenging curriculum for major and minor studies in order to prepare students for the professional and ethical practice of accounting. An accounting degree also provides the basis for further advanced degree studies.

In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, the Accounting discipline provides curriculum appropriate for a major field of study preparing students for the professional and ethical practice of Accounting.

Internship opportunities are available to Business Division majors and minors in the areas of Accounting, Business Administration, Management, and Marketing. Students must have completed coursework in the internship field prior to enrolling in this course. Students will be exposed to real world experiences in a specific field of business. Variable credit may be taken in different field settings, though it is not to exceed a combined total of six hours. See the course description under each field for more information.

MAJOR: (includes Business Administration minor)

Business Division Core Requirements
ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
MATH 243 Probability and Statistics1 3 hrs
BCIS 303 Information Technology Theory and Practice 3 hrs
BUSN 303 Business Ethics 3 hrs
BUSN363 Financial Management 3 hrs
BUSN 413 Business Law I OR BUSN 423 Business Law II 3 hrs
BUSN 463 Strategic Management 3 hrs
BUSN 481 Interviewing Techniques 3 hrs
ECON 113 Macroeconomics2 3 hrs
ECON 123 Microeconomics2 3 hrs
ENGL 433 Business Writing 3 hrs
MGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrs
MGPS 403/5033 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3 hrs
MRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrs
Total 43 hrs

1Bachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hours
2General Education Requirement credit hours

Required Accounting (ACCT) courses:
ACCT 313 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hrs
ACCT 323 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hrs
ACCT 333 Cost Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 343 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 413 Tax Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 443 Auditing 3 hrs
ACCT 463 Advanced Accounting 3 hrs
Total 21 hrs

Total Hours to Complete Major Requirements 64 hrs

Prospective CPA Candidates: Students who intend to continue their education with the intention of sitting for the CPA exam are highly encouraged to take these additional courses in order to help satisfy exam requirements:

ACCT 353 Budgeting 3 hrs
ACCT 423 Current Topics in Financial Accounting and Reporting 3 hrs
Total 6 hrs

Minor: Accounting (for all Majors)

The student must complete 18 hours in Accounting, including the following courses:

Required Accounting (ACCT) Courses:
ACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrs
ACCT 313 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hrs
ACCT 323 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hr

Required Electives: An additional 6 hours of upper division Accounting courses  6 hrs

Total 18 hrs

• Students should pay careful attention to courses which are only offered once a year, or every other year (see course descriptions), so that graduation may occur in a timely manner.
• Students are encouraged to declare a second major before completing 60 hours.