Applied Management - Missouri Baptist University

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Program Level
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificate
Degrees Offered

BA in Applied Management
BS in Applied Management

  • Traditional
  • College of Business & Entrepreneurship
  • School of Management & Marketing
Applied Management Program Overview

In keeping with the mission of Missouri Baptist University and the School of Business, the accounting program prepares students for the ethical and professional practice of accounting to meet business needs.  Students will learn the foundational knowledge and skills of accounting along with the current (and future) technologies that will drive the field.  Accounting students at MBU are encouraged to join the Accounting Club for networking with students, faculty, and professionals to make career choices that honor God’s calling.

Possible Careers

u003cpu003eSome of the types of jobs accounting majors pursue include:u003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003eCPAu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e CMAu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eStaff Accountantu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eProject Accountantu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Cost Accountantu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Tax Accountantu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Auditoru003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Accounting Manageru003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Budget Analystu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eFinancial Analyst.u003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003e


u003cpu003eInternship opportunities are available to School of Business majors and minors in the areas of:u003c/pu003eu003culu003eu003cliu003e Accounting u003c/liu003eu003cliu003eBusiness Administrationu003c/liu003eu003cliu003e Data Analyticsu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eInformation Technologyu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eHealthcare Managementu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eManagementu003c/liu003eu003cliu003eMarketingu003c/liu003eu003c/ulu003eu003cpu003eStudents 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.u003c/pu003e

Accounting Certificate Requirements

u003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eAccounting Certificate:u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eA total of 30 semester hours is required to earn the Business Certificate. Transfer credit will be accepted into this certificate program from anu003cbru003eaccredited college or school up to a maximum of 20 hours, up to 9 hours of which may be earned through credit by examination and/oru003cbru003eportfolio assessment of prior learning. Portfolio credit is only available to those students who have completed a minimum of 12 semester hoursu003cbru003ein residency at Missouri Baptist University. Students must complete a minimum of 10 semester hours in residency at Missouri Baptistu003cbru003eUniversity to earn the Accounting Certificate.u003cbru003eA student must earn a grade of C or better in all courses taken to meet the Thirty-Hour Accounting Certificate requirements. The student mustu003cbru003ehave an overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better for the awarding of the certificate.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cbru003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eCourse Name:u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eACCT 213- Principles of Financial Accountingu003cbru003eACCT 223- Principles of Managerial Accountingu003cbru003eBCIS 203- Microsoft Office Suiteu003cbru003eBUSN 303- Business Ethics and Professional Integrityu003cbru003eBUSN 413- Business Law- Uniform Commercial Codeu003cbru003eECON 123- Microeconomicsu0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u0026nbsp; u003cstrongu003eMOTR ECON 102u003cbru003eu003c/strongu003eMGMT 303- Management Concepts and Practicesu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eRequired Accounting Component :u003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eITBU 363- Business Analyticsu003cbru003eACCT 313- Intermediate Accounting Iu003cbru003eACCT 323- Intermediate Accounting IIu003c/pu003eu003cpu003e*At least three hours of minor must be earned at Missouri Baptist University.u003cbru003eA grade of D is not acceptable in courses taken to fulfill the requirements for a minor.u003c/pu003e

Accounting Minor Requirements

u003cpu003eu003cemu003eu003cstrongu003eMINOR: Accounting (for all Majors)u003cbru003eu003c/strongu003eu003c/emu003eThe student must complete 18 hours in Accounting, including the following courses:u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eRequired Accounting (ACCT) Courses:u003cbru003eu003c/strongu003eACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrsu003cbru003eACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrsu003cbru003eACCT 313 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hrsu003cbru003eACCT 323 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hru003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eu003cemu003eRequired Electives:u003c/emu003eu003c/strongu003e An additional 6 hours of upper division Accounting courses u0026nbsp;6 hrsu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cstrongu003eTotal 18 hrsu003c/strongu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003e• 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.u003cbru003e• Students are encouraged to declare a second major before completing 60 hours.u003c/pu003e

Accounting Bachelor’s Requirements

u003cbu003eMAJORu003c/bu003eu003cbu003e: u003ciu003e(includes Business Administration minor)u003c/iu003eu003c/bu003ernrnu003cbu003eu003ciu003eSchool of Business core requirementsu003c/iu003eu003c/bu003ernACCT 213 Principles of Financial Accounting 3 hrsrnACCT 223 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 hrsrnMATH 243 Probability and Statisticsu003csupu003e1u003c/supu003e 3 hrsrnBCIS 403/503 Management Applications of Information Technology 3 hrsrnrnBUSN 303 Business Ethics and Professional Integrity 1 hrrnrnBUSN 353 Communication Strategies in Business 3 hrsrnrnBUSN 363 Financial Management 3 hrsrnBUSN 413 Business Law- Uniform Commercial Code u003cbu003eORrnu003c/bu003eBUSN 423 Business Law- Federal Regulation 3 hrsrnBUSN 463 Business Strategy and Competition 3 hrsrnECON 123 Microeconomicsu003csupu003e2u003c/supu003e 3 hrsrnMGMT 303 Management Concepts and Practices 3 hrsrnrnMGMT 353 Production and Operations Management 3 hrsrnITBU 363 Business Analytics 3 hrsrnrnMRKT 313 Introduction to Marketing 3 hrsrnu003cbu003eTotal 42 hrsu003c/bu003ernrnu003csupu003e1u003c/supu003eBachelor of Science Degree Requirement credit hoursrnu003csupu003e2u003c/supu003eGeneral Education Requirement credit hoursrnrnu003cemu003eu003cbu003eRequired Accounting (ACCT) courses:u003c/bu003eu003c/emu003ernu003cem id=u0022__mceDelu0022u003eACCT 313 Intermediate Accounting I 3 hrsu003c/emu003eu003ciu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 323 Intermediate Accounting II 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 333 Cost Accounting 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 343 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 413 Tax Accounting 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 443 Auditing 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eACCT 463 Advanced Accounting 3 hrsu003c/emu003ernu003cemu003eu003cbu003eTotal 21 hrsu003c/bu003eu003c/emu003eu003c/iu003ernrnu003cbu003eTotal Hours to Complete Major Requirements 63 hrsu003c/bu003ernrnu003cstrongu003eu003ciu003eProspective 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:u003c/iu003eu003c/strongu003ernrnACCT 353 Budgeting 3 hrsrnACCT 423 Current Topics in Financial Accounting and Reporting 3 hrsrnrnACCT 453 Forensic and Fraud Accounting 3 hrsrnrnu003cbu003eTotal 9 hrsu003c/bu003e

Degree Sheets

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