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B.B.A. in Accounting

The B.B.A. program in accounting provides students with a high-quality liberal arts based educational foundation which will enable employment in a variety of fields including financial or management accounting in industry, government accounting, and/or public accounting positions in local, regional, or national organizations.

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Plan Your Degree

Disclaimer: This program map is intended ONLY as a guide for students to plan their course of study. It does NOT replace any information in the Undergraduate Catalog, which is the official guide for completing degree requirements.

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
A1: ENGL 1101

English Composition 1

3
A2: MATH 1111 OR 1113

College Algebra or Precalculus

3
B2: XIDS 2002

(Recommended) First Year Seminar

2
F: ECON 2106

Principles of Microeconomics

3
E1: HIST 1111 OR 1112

World History

3

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1101 with a C or better.
  • Complete MATH 1111 or MATH 1113 with a C or higher.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
A1: ENGL 1102

English Composition 2

3
D2: MATH 1413

Survey of Calculus

3
F: CISM 2201

Foundations of Computer Applications

3
F: ECON 2105

Principles of Macroeconomics

3
D1: Science + Lab 4

Milestones:

  • Complete ENGL 1102 with a C or better.
  • Complete Lab Science & Complete Area D2 Math.
  • Earn at least 30 total credit hours after year 1.
  • Complete CISM 2201, ECON 2105 & 2106 after year 1.

14 Fall Credit Hours + 16 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
E3: POLS 1101

American Government

3
F: ACCT 2101

Principles of Accounting 1

3
C2: Humanities 3
B1: Written and Oral Communication 3
D1: Non-lab Science 3

Milestones:

  • Complete Non-lab science.
  • Complete ACCT 2101 with C or higher.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Core F Major Specific Courses.
  • Major Status Achieved: Complete ENGL 1101, MATH 1111 or 1113, MATH 1413, ACCT 2101, ECON 2105, or ECON 2106, have a minimum 2.00 GPA with at least 45 earned credit hours.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
E2: HIST 2111 OR 2112

US history

3
F: ACCT 2102

Principles of Accounting 2

3
F: BUSA 2106

Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

3
C1: Fine Arts 3
E4: Social Science 3

Milestones:

  • Complete ACCT 2102 with C or higher.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Core F – Major Specific Courses.
  • Earn at least 60 total credit hours after year 2.

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
CISM 3330

Management of Information Systems

3
FINC 3511

Corporate Finance

3
MGNT 3600

Management

3
ACCT 3212

Financial Reporting 1

3
ACCT 3285

Professional Seminar

1
Free Elective 2

Milestones:

  • Complete Core A – F.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Business Core.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Major Courses. Only one grade of “D” allowed in Major Courses.
  • Complete ACCT 3212 with a C or higher in order to take ACCT 3213.
  • ACCT 3285 only offered during the fall and spring semesters.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
ABED 3100

Business Communication

3
ECON 3402

Statistics for Business 1

3
MKTG 3803

Principles of Marketing

3
ACCT 3213

Financial Reporting 2

3
ACCT 4241

Accounting Information Systems

3

Milestones:

  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Business Core.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Major Courses. Only one grade of “D” allowed in Major Courses.
  • ACCT 4241 only offered during the spring and summer semesters.
  • Earn at least 90 total credit hours after year 3.

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Term 1: Fall

Course Name Credit Hours
ECON 3406

Statistics for Business 2

3
ACCT 3214 OR 4233

Financial Reporting 3 or Strategic Cost Management

3
ACCT 3232

Managerial Accounting

3
ACCT 4261

Auditing

3
Free Elective 3

Milestones:

  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Business Core.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Major Courses. Only one grade of “D” allowed in Major Courses.
  • ACCT 3214 only offered during the fall and summer semesters.
  • ACCT 4233 only offered during the summer semester.
  • ACCT 4261 only offered during the fall and summer semesters. Prerequisites include ACCT 3212, ACCT 3213, and ACCT 4241.

Term 2: Spring

Course Name Credit Hours
MGNT 3615

Operations Management

3
ACCT 3251

Income Tax Accounting for Individuals

3
MGNT 4660

Strategic Management

3
International Selective 3
RCOB Elective 3

 Milestones:

  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Business Core.
  • Earn 2.00 GPA or above in Major Courses. Only one grade of “D” allowed in Major Courses.
  • ACCT 3251 only offered during the spring and summer semesters.
  • MGNT 4660 prerequisites include ACCT 2101, ACCT 2102, BUSA 2106, CISM 2201, ECON 2105, ECON 2106, ECON 3402, FINC 3511, MGNT 3600, and MKTG 3803.
  • Earn at least 120 total credit hours after year 4.

15 Fall Credit Hours + 15 Spring Credit Hours = 30 Credit Hours

Additional Information:

  • Elective must be a three-credit hour additional course, and RCOB Elective must be a three-credit hour additional business course. PWLA courses will not apply towards electives.
  • International Selective options are: FINC 4521, ECON 4450, MGNT 4625, or MKTG 4866.

Crush Your Course

First Year:

  • Take a cornerstone course with Richards College business faculty and explore various business topics.
  • Begin the Area F coursework for business majors.
  • Apply for scholarships.

Middle Years:

Last Year:

Find Your Place

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

Broaden Your Perspectives

First Year:

Middle Years:

  • In a student organization? Suggest you all complete an implicit bias workshop.
  • Consider a study abroad program. Check out students’ stories of their experiences.
  • Build relationships with faculty/staff and establish your network.

Last Year:

Connect Off-Campus

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

  • Ask for advice from professionals in your field of interest.
  • Explore career shadowing opportunities.
  • Attend an academic conference with a faculty member and participate in a research presentation.

Take Care of Yourself

First Year:

Middle Years:

Last Year:

Pave Your Path

Middle Years:

  • Draft your resume and attend a resume and interview workshop.
  • Learn about how to network on social media and update your Handshake profile.
  • Take business communications: ABED 3100.
  • Visit the graduate school to find out about graduate programs and admission requirements.

Last Year:

  • Request references from professors and supervisors.
  • Draft your resume and cover letter and attend career workshops.
  • Attend career fairs at UWG.
  • Engage with UWG alumni.
  • Apply for graduate programs.
  • Apply for full-time jobs before
    graduation.

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