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Accounting Program Requirements


A minimum of 30 credit hours is required for an accounting major: ACCT 101, 102, 201, 202, 301, 303, 401, 405 and 410 plus BUS 360, or 361. Completion of this program of study results in a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting and prepares the graduate for careers in a broad range of organizational positions requiring accounting skills. Students with an accounting major will be eligible to sit for the Maryland CPA exam.


For majors in the department: ACCT 101, 102, 201, 202, plus six additional credit hours of accounting electives approved by the program head in accounting.

For students majoring in other departments: All of the above plus ECON 101, which fulfills the requirement for a foundational social science in the core curriculum.

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