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2017-2018 Academic Year 
  
2017-2018 Academic Year

Accounting - BA, BS


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Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

School of Accountancy

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  • For more information about Accounting, see the website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to DegreeWorks  to check student-specific program progress.
  • A 2.67+ Overall GPA is required to register for any 3000, 4000, or 5000 level business classes.

 

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is

 

Admission Requirements for this Program

Direct Admit: 2016 Freshmen

Admitted to USU in Good Standing

  • Top 10% of high school class
  • 3.7+ High School GPA
  • 28+ ACT/1250+ SAT score
  • 3.5+ High School GPA AND 24+ ACT/1090+ SAT score
    • Accounting majors: 3.6+ High School GPA and 26+ ACT/1170+ SAT
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Freshmen Prior to Fall 2016: Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU

Option 1:

24+ post-high school credits

3.5+ overall GPA

Complete the Change of Matriculation Form

Option 2: 
 

  • 24+ post-high school credits
  • ECON 1500: C grade or higher
  • ENGL 2010: C grade or higher
  • STAT 2000/STAT 2300: C grade or higher
  • 2.67+ Overall GPA  (3.0 GPA and B or better in ACCT 2010 for Accounting majors)

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

 

Freshmen Fall 2016

24+ post-high school credits

The following courses with a C or higher. 

  • MGT 1050
  • ACCT 2010
  • ECON 1500
  • MIS 2100
  • STAT 2300 or STAT 2000
  • ENGL 2010

    2.75 overall GPA (3.0 GPA and B or better in ACCT 2010 for Accounting majors)

Complete the Huntsman School Admissions Application.

First Year (31 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ECN 1500: Introduction to Economic Institutions, History, and Principles (BAI)   3   minimum C grade required ECN 2010: Introduction to Microeconomics (BSS)   3   minimum C grade required
ENGL 1010 - Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)      3     ENGL 2010 - Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   minimum C grade required
MATH 1050 - College Algebra (QL)    Entering Freshmen Only, Fall 2016   4     MATH 1100 - Calculus Techniques (QL)    3  
MGT 1050 - Foundations of Business and Leadership    3   minimum C grade required MIS 2100: Principles of Management Information Systems   3   minimum C grade required
USU 1010 - University Connections     1-3        Course starts the week prior to fall semester and is completed after the first 3 weeks of fall semester Breadth Creative Arts (BCA)   3  
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Second Year (31 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 2010: Financial Accounting Principles   3   mnimum B grade required ACCT 2020: Managerial Accounting Principles   3   minimum C grade required
MGT 2050 - Business Law   2   minimum C grade required MIS 3200: Business Communication (CI)   3    minimum C grade required 
STAT 2000 - Statistical Methods (QI)  or STAT 2300 - Business Statistics (QL)   4   or  4   minimum C grade required MIS 3300 - Big Data Analytics (QI)   3   minimum C grade required 
Breadth Humanities (BHU)   3   Breadth Physical Science (BPS)   3  
Breadth Life Science (BLS)    3   Electives 3  
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Undeclared students should apply to the Jon M Huntsman School during this semester http://huntsman.usu.edu/apply/

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**take and pass intermediate accounting entrance exam, during fourth semester

Third Year (30 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 3110: Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I   3     ACCT 3120: Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II   3    
ACCT 3310: Strategic Cost Management   3     ACCT 3410: Income Taxation I   3    
FIN 3200 - Financial Management   3   minimum C grade required  FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance (QI)       3     minimum C grade required 
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)   3   MGT 3500 - Fundamentals of Marketing       3   minimum C grade required 
Communications Intensive (CI)   3   MGT 3700 - Operations Management    2   minimum C grade required 
      Electives 3  
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Fourth Year (28-29 credits)

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ACCT 4510: Auditing Principles and Techniques   3     ACCT 4500: Accounting Information Systems   3    
MGT 3800: Leadership   2   minimum C grade required  Business Elective  or MAcc Option 3  
MGT 3890: Systems Strategy and Problem Solving   2   minimum C grade required 

Electives

6  
Business Elective  or MAcc Option     3        
Depth Humanities and Creative Arts (DHA)   2-3        

Electives

4        

Comments
Students should apply for graduation at http://www.usu.edu/registrar/htm/graduation/apply-online

Comments

 

  • Elective credits needed will be determined on an individual basis (a student with continuing education, AP credits, and Language credits may not require additional elective credits)
  • Completing a minor is recommended to fulfill elective credits
  • An advanced internship is recommended during Senior year

Major Requirements


Institution GPA of 3.0 or higher; grade of B or higher in ACCT 2010 ; completion of ACCT 2020, MIS 2100; and successful completion of the Intm. accounting entrance exam is required for enrollment in ACCT 3110 and 3310.

Upper-Division Business Electives OR *MACC Courses (6 credits)


ECN 3000-5000 level courses
FIN 4000-5000 level courses
MGT 3000-5000 level courses
MIS 3000-5000 level courses

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