MBA Accounting Track

MBA Accounting Track

The M.B.A. in Accounting track is designed for individuals who wish to advance their knowledge of Accounting and to take leadership roles such in the Accounting and Finance departments of organizations. Students enrolling in this track will develop a master’s level understanding of Financial Analysis and ethical issues in the Accounting profession. The track also serves as a springboard for students contemplating preparing for their CPA, CMA, or CFA certifications.


This degree consists of 13 courses and awards 39 credits. Course work involves the study of advanced Finance and Accounting topics and is an ideal graduate program for students who have completed their BA degrees with majors or minors in Accounting.

Recommended Curriculum Guide

3 + 1 Accelerated Accounting Program- Accounting Track

First Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

AC101

Principles of Accounting I

3

AC102

Principles of Accounting II

3

CIT140

Electronic Spreadsheets

3

ET102

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ET101

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE101

First-Year Inquiry Seminar

3

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE110

First-Year Composition

3

______

GLE Elective

3

MK201

Principles of Marketing

3

______

GLE Elective

3

 

Total

18

 

Total

18

First Summer

Summer 1

Credits

Summer 2

Credits

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

3

 

Total

3

 

Total

3

Second Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

BA213

Business Law I

3

AC214

Intermediate Accounting II

3

FM224

Principles of Financial Management

3

MN321

Organizational Behavior

3

AC213

Intermediate Accounting I

3

MT260

Statistics

3

MN201

Principles of Management

3

IB364

International Business

3

______

GLE Lab Science I

4

______

GLE Lab Science II

4

______

GLE Elective

3

GLE230

Second-Year Composition

3

 

Total

19

 

Total

19



Second Summer

Summer 1

Credits

Summer 2

Credits

AC390 or AC395 or AC495

Internship in Accounting or Advanced Internship in Accounting or Senior Independent Research Project

3

______

Elective

3

 

Total

3

 

Total

3


Third Year

Fall Semester

Credits

Spring Semester

Credits

AC314

Cost Accounting

3

AC354

Individual Income Tax

3

AC474

Advanced Accounting I

3

GM520

Legal and Ethical Issues – Grad Term 3 (taken as Elective)

3

GM510

Seminar in Leadership – Grad Term 1 (taken as Elective)

3

BA471

Business Strategy and Ethics

3

______

GLE Course

3

AC323

Auditing

3

______

Elective

3

AC____

Accounting Elective

3

______

Elective

3

______

Elective

1

 

Total

18

 

Total

16

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

120

Core M.B.A. Courses Credits for Accounting Track
GM510 Seminar in Leadership 3 Credits
GM520 Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations 3 Credits
GM540 Organizational Behavior 3 Credits
GM542 Quantitative and Research Techniques for Leaders 3 Credits
GM543 Economics for Managers 3 Credits
GM561 Financial Management 3 Credits
GM562 Marketing Management 3 Credits
GM564 Operations Management for Leaders 3 Credits
GM691 Strategic Management Seminar** 3 Credits

Concentration M.B.A. Courses for Accounting Track
AC565 Ethics and the Accounting Professional 3 Credits
AC640 Accounting Information Systems 3 Credits
AC660 Advanced Financial Statement Analysis 3 Credits
GM541 Managerial Accounting 3 Credits

Total Credits                                                             39
**The Strategic Management Seminar is normally the last course taken to fulfill degree requirements.