Business Administration in Accountancy (BSBA)

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This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2018–Spring 2019 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accountancy (ACCYBSB)
Unit: Business (BU)
Department: Accountancy

Program Information

The mission of the School of Accountancy is to meet the needs of our metropolitan and regional constituents by providing flexible and varied learning experiences to enable our students to succeed in their careers; by producing scholarly works to disseminate knowledge to the business and academic communities and to enrich the learning experiences of our students; and by using our expertise to serve the community, the university, and the accounting profession.

The University of Louisville Accountancy Program is separately accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Degree Summary

General Education Requirements 131
College/School Requirements 1,253
Program/Major Requirements42
Minimum Total Hours120

Specific coursework information can be found on the Degree Requirements tab.

Departmental Admission Requirements

Admission to the College of Business ensures admission to the BSB in Accountancy.

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 131
The following courses are required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education Requirement:
Elements of Calculus - QR
Calculus I - QR
Principles of Microeconomics - SB
Principles of Macroeconomics - SB

All degrees require the completion of the University-wide General Education Program (link provided above).  Some General Education requirements may be met in the requirements for the major or supporting coursework, in which case additional electives may be required to complete the minimum hours for the degree.

College/School Requirements

College of Business Requirements
CAMP 100Campus Culture/Business Students1
MATH 180Elements of Calculus - QR 2,33
or MATH 205 Calculus I - QR
Select one of the following: 3
Contemporary Ethical Problems - AH
Business Ethics
Ethics
Medical Ethics
BUS 301Business Communication3
BUS 201Career Development1
ACCT 201
ACCT 202
Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Managerial Accounting
6
ECON 201
ECON 202
Principles of Microeconomics - SB
Principles of Macroeconomics - SB 4
6
BSTA 301Business Statistics 5 3
CIS 205Information Systems in Organizations3
General Electives 6
Business Breadth
FIN 301Corporate Finance3
MKT 301Principles of Marketing3
MGMT 301Management and Organizational Behavior3
CLAW 301Legal Environment of Business3
CIS 305Data Analysis for Decision-Making3
MGMT 401Operations Management3
Minimum Total Hours53

Total of 53 includes 3 credit hours of ECON and 3 credit hours of MATH that are also counted in the 31 Gen Ed hours above.

Program/Major Requirements

Accountancy Depth
ACCT 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 310Introduction to Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 315Introduction to Taxation3
ACCT 320Managerial Cost Accounting3
ACCT 411Advanced Accounting Information Systems - CUE3
ACCT 430Auditing Theory and Practice3
MGMT 404Project Management3
Accountancy Electives
Select one of the following: 3
Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations
Advanced Accounting Problems
Advanced Taxation
Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting
Co-op in Accounting 6
Business Electives (not Accounting)3
General Electives (Electives total assumes use of College requirements to satisfy General Education requirements)12
Minimum Total Hours42

Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 credit hours in their major within the College of Business.

Six hours of cultural diversity courses are required and may be incorporated within the degree program.

Culminating Undergraduate Experience (Graduation requirement)
Requirement fulfilled by completing:
Advanced Accounting Information Systems - CUE

Flight Plan

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
CAMP 100 Campus Culture/Business Students 1
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing - WC 3
MATH 180
Elements of Calculus - QR
or Calculus I - QR
3-4
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences Lab - SL 1
 Hours14
Spring
ENGL 102 Intermediate College Writing - WC 3
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics - SB 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Oral Communication - OC 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities US Diversity - AHD1 3
 Hours15
Year 2
Fall
ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
CIS 205 Information Systems in Organizations 3
BUS 201 Career Development 1
BUS 301 Business Communication 3
CIS 305 Data Analysis for Decision-Making 3
One of the folowing: 3
Contemporary Ethical Problems - AH  
Business Ethics  
Ethics  
Medical Ethics  
 Hours16
Spring
ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3
MKT 301 Principles of Marketing 3
HIST 101
History of Civilizations I - D2, SBH
or History of Civilizations II - D2, SBH
3
General Education: Cardinal Core Natural Sciences - S 3
Select one of the following: 3
Business Statistics  
Elementary Statistics - QR  
Statistics for Psychology  
Introduction to Social Statistics  
Quantitative Analysis - QR  
Co-op
 
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall
ACCT 302 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 315 Introduction to Taxation 3
FIN 301 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 301 Management and Organizational Behavior 3
General Education: Cardinal Core Arts & Humanities - AH 3
 Hours15
Spring
ACCT 310 Introduction to Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT 320 Managerial Cost Accounting 3
CLAW 301 Legal Environment of Business 3
Business Elective (non-Accounting) 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
Year 4
Fall
ACCT 430 Auditing Theory and Practice 3
MGMT 401 Operations Management 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
Select one of the following: 3
Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations  
Advanced Accounting Problems  
Advanced Taxation  
Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting  
Co-op in Accounting
 
 Hours15
Spring
ACCT 411 Advanced Accounting Information Systems - CUE 3
MGMT 404 Project Management 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
 Minimum Total Hours120

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