University of Saint Mary Four-Year Academic Plan:

B.S. in Accounting

This four-year plan is valid for the 2015-2016 USM Undergraduate Catalog only and is subject to change. This guide is merely a recommendation. Your actual program may vary. Other factors may impact your time to degree and course sequencing. See the current USM Undergraduate Catalog for more information, including USM academic policies, curriculum, pre-requisites, and course information.


Requires 128 credit hours (including 42 upper level hours):
 

48 General Education
36 Business Core
9 Business Non-Core
24 Accounting Concentration
11 Elective


128 Total


Freshman Year (30 Credits — 18 GenEd, 12 Major)

Fall (15 Credits — 9 GenEd, 6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MGT 231 — Principles of Management *

— OR —
3 — MKT 231 — Principles of Marketing *

3 — CIS 220 — Management Information Systems
3 — GEN 114 — First Year Experience I
3 — EN 111 — English Composition I
3 — SCA 250 — Lifetime Wellness


Spring (15 Credits — 9 GenEd, 6 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MKT 231 — Principles of Marketing *

— OR —
3 — MGT 231 — Principles of Management *

3 — GEN 115 — First Year Experience II
3 — EN 112 — English Composition II
3 — GenEd Course

 


Sophomore Year (33 Credits — 15 GenEd, 18 Major)

Fall (18 Credits — 9 GenEd, 9 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — AC 251 — Principles of Accounting I *
3 — EC 232 — Principles of Microeconomics
3 — MA 230 — Introductory Statistics
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course


Spring (15 Credits — 6 GenEd, 9 Major)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — AC 252 — Principles of Accounting II
3 — EC 233 — Principles of Macroeconomics
3 — CIS 320 — Advanced Management Info Systems
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course

 


Junior Year (35 Credits — 15 GenEd, 5 Elective, 15 Major)

Fall (17 Credits — 6 GenEd, 9 Major, 2 Elective)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MGT 485 — International Business
3 — AC 351 — Intermediate Accounting **
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course

3 — AC 375Communications for Accounting and Financial Reporting
2 — Elective Course

Spring (18 Credits — 9 GenEd, 6 Major, 3 Elective)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MGT 332 — Legal & Ethical Aspects of Business
3 — AC 345 — Taxation **
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course
3 — GenEd Course
3 — Elective Course

 


Senior Year (30 Credits — 6 Elective, 24 Major)

Fall (15 Credits — 12 Major, 3 Elective)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — CISAC 362 — Accounting & Info Systems **
3 — AC 352 — Managerial Accounting **
3 — FIN 362 — Principles of Finance
3 — MGT 490 — Production and Operations Management
3 — Elective Course

Spring (15 Credits — 12 Major, 3 Elective)

Cr. — Course # — Course Name

3 — MGT 550 — Strategic Management & Ethics
3 — AC 445 — Auditing **
3 — AC 446 — Advanced Accounting **
3 — AC 499 — Internship in Accounting **
3 — Elective Course



* To assist the Business, Accounting, and Sport Management Department (BASMD) in ensuring that students are prepared for advanced classes, all new students entering the University beginning in the 2010/2011 academic year who wish to be BASMD majors must make a grade of “C” in all the following principles classes:

  • AC251 Principles of Accounting

  • MGT231 Principles of Management

  • MKT231 Principles of Marketing

  • SM250 Introduction to Sport Management (SM Majors Only)


**Upper-level course requirements for a Major in Accounting.