B.S. in Accounting
|General Education Requirements|
|English Composition requirements||6|
|Select one of the following:|
|Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry 1|
|Algebra and Functions 1|
|Brief Calculus 1|
|Calculus I 1|
|Public Speaking requirement||3|
or SPK 230
|Business and Professional Speech Communication|
|Behavioral & Social Science requirements||6|
|Principles of Economics (Macro) 1|
|Introduction to Philosophy|
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving|
|Introduction to Ethics|
|Diverse Communities requirement||3|
|Writing Emphasis requirements||9|
|ACC 201||Financial Accounting 1||3|
|ACC 202||Managerial Accounting 1||3|
|ACC 301||Intermediate Accounting I 1||3|
|ACC 302||Intermediate Accounting II 1||3|
|ACC 303||Cost Accounting I 1||3|
|ACC 305||Intermediate Accounting III 1||3|
|ACC 320||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACC 401||Auditing 1||3|
|ACC 403||Federal Taxation I 1||3|
|ACC 404||Federal Taxation II 1||3|
|ACC 405||Advanced Accounting 1||3|
|ACC 407||Not-For-Profit & Governmental Accounting 1||3|
|BLA 201||Legal Environment of Business 1||3|
|ECO 112||Principles of Economics (Micro) 1||3|
|ECO 251||Quantitative Business Analysis I 1||3|
|ECO 252||Quantitative Business Analysis II 1||3|
|FIN 325||Corporate Finance 1||3|
|MGT 200||Principles of Management 1||3|
|MGT 313||Business and Society 1||3|
|MGT 341||Production and Operations Management 1||3|
|MGT 499||Business Policy and Strategy 1||3|
|MKT 250||Principles of Marketing 1||3|
|MAT 143||Brief Calculus 2||3|
|or MAT 161||Calculus I|
|Total Minimum Credits Required||120|
A minimum grade of C must be attained in each of these courses.
If either of these MAT courses is completed with a grade of C or better to fulfill general requirements, then a free elective may be substituted.
A minimum of 30 semester hours in business courses must be completed at West Chester University, with a minimum of 15 semester hours in 300-400 level ACC courses.
To progress in the accounting major program, students must maintain a 2.50 overall GPA.
To graduate, students must have a 2.50 overall GPA.
To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.
The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; courses offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.
B.S. Accounting - Advising Guide
Effective for Students Entering Major Fall 2015 & After
|ECO 111||Principles of Economics (Macro)||3|
|MAT 115, 113, or 131||Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry||3|
|WRT 120||Effective Writing I||3|
|Humanities Elective (HIS\ LIT)||3|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|ECO 112||Principles of Economics (Micro)||3|
|Any Approved 200 level WRT Course||3|
|PHI 101, 150, or 180||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|MAT 143 or 161||Brief Calculus||3|
|ACC 201||Financial Accounting||3|
|MKT 250||Principles of Marketing||3|
|ECO 251||Quantitative Business Analysis I||3|
|MGT 200||Principles of Management||3|
|ACC 202||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BLA 201||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|SPK 208 or 230||Public Speaking||3|
|ECO 252||Quantitative Business Analysis II||3|
|See Applying for a Business Major below|
|ACC 301||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|ACC 320||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|MGT 313 (W)||Business and Society||3|
|FIN 325||Corporate Finance||3|
|Interdisciplinary Elective (I)||3|
|ACC 302||Intermediate Accounting II||3|
|ACC 303||Cost Accounting I||3|
|ACC 407||Not-For-Profit Governmental Accounting||3|
|Diversity Elective (J)||3|
|ACC 305||Intermediate Accounting III||3|
|ACC 403||Federal Taxation I||3|
|MGT 341||Production and Operations Management||3|
|MGT 499 (W)||Business Policy and Strategy||3|
|ACC 404||Federal Taxation II||3|
|ACC 405||Advanced Accounting||3|
- A minimum of 15 credit hours in 300- or 400- level ACC courses must be taken at WCU.
- A minimum of 30 credit hours in business courses must be taken at WCU.
- A minimum grade of C is required in all MAJOR AREA courses and the following:
Otherwise these courses must be repeated until the required minimum (e.g., a grade of C or better) is earned. See catalog for WCU’s repeat policy. Students must maintain a 2.5 overall GPA to register for 300 or 400 level business courses and to graduate.
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3 ECO 112 Principles of Economics (Micro) 3 ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3 ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3 ECO 251 Quantitative Business Analysis I 3 ECO 252 Quantitative Business Analysis II 3 BLA 201 Legal Environment of Business 3 FIN 325 Corporate Finance 3 MGT 200 Principles of Management 3 MGT 313 Business and Society 3 MGT 341 Production and Operations Management 3 MGT 499 Business Policy and Strategy 3 MKT 250 Principles of Marketing 3 Select one of the following: 3-4 Algebra and Functions Algebra, Functions, and Trigonometry Precalculus Brief Calculus Calculus I
Course substitution for MKT 250 is (Marketing Management).