Accounting (CAC)

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Certificate in Accounting program offered by the College of Business at the University of Louisville, you must meet the following requirements:

  1. Complete ACCT 201 and ACCT 202 with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale) (B-) in those courses.
  2. Students who have not completed these courses by the time of application will be conditionally admitted into the program until the above requirements are met. Once these requirements are met, students will be fully admitted to the program.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ACCT 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 310Introduction to Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 315Taxation for Business Entities 3
ACCT 320Managerial Cost Accounting3
ACCT 430Auditing Theory and Practice3
ACCT Elective or Co-Op3
Select 3 hours from the following:
Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations
Advanced Accounting Problems
Capstone Seminar in Accounting - CUE
Taxation of Individuals
Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting
Minimum Total Hours27

The required courses are typically offered each fall and spring semester, and may be offered in the summer sessions.

Any course prerequisites must be met prior to registration.

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a certificate must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.