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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accountancy Major, B.B.A.


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College of Business and Technology


Department of Accountancy


Accountancy Program Information


P.O. Box 70710
Phone: (423) 439-4432
FAX: (423) 439-8659
220 Sam Wilson Hall
Web address: business.etsu.edu/acct/

Accredited by: AACSB - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Department of Accountancy offers a major in accountancy within the bachelor of business administration degree. The program is aimed at students seeking a general degree in accountancy. Students seeking professional positions in accountancy should enroll in the Master of Accountancy program after completing their accountancy B.B.A. degree. The M.Acc. is a 33-semester-hour graduate program that enables students to achieve mastery of accounting and auditing theory and procedures and current professional topics. It also meets the educational requirements for certification as a certified public accountant, certified management accountant, or certified internal auditor.

Admission – Requirements for admission to the accountancy major: (1) have a minimum overall GPA of 2.50; (2) earn a minimum of a “C” in each accounting course; and (3) meet Business admission requirements.

Graduation Requirements - Accountancy Major, B.B.A. /Accountancy Minor  must have a grade of “C” or better in each accounting course.
 

General Program Information


To earn a degree from ETSU, there are specific course requirements put forth by ETSU, by the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), by each college, and by each department. All students must meet the degree requirements at each of these levels. Please follow the format below:

University-level Degree and Graduation Requirements


Total Credit Hours for Degree: 120


TBR General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours


Below you will see the categories and courses specified under TBR General Education Requirements. Note that certain courses are required for this degree, specific to this major. Thus, these courses will satisfy both a TBR General Education requirement AND a requirement of this major. (Other majors may require different General Education courses.) Where specific courses are required for this major, we only list those courses under the category. If there are no specific major requirements for a category, all course options appear.

Communication


9 credits, consisting of 6 credits of written composition and 3 credits of oral communication.

Written Composition


Complete both of the following: 

Oral Communication


Complete one of the following:

Humanities and Fine Arts


9 credits, consisting of 3 credits of literature, 3 credits of fine arts, and 3 credits of humanities electives.

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Complete both of the following:

History


6 credits, consisting of both of the following:

Natural Sciences


8 credits, consisting of two of the following (some require labs which are listed directly after the lecture):

(Note: Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in the College of Arts and Sciences must select 8 credit hours in a SINGLE laboratory science. Please see listing in College of Arts and Sciences B.S. Degree Requirements for options.)

Mathematics


Students eligible to enroll in this math course must do so during their first calendar year of enrollment or prior to accumulating 33 semester credits at ETSU.

Accountancy Major


Electives: 19 Credit Hours


Minor: No minor required


Additional Information:


Click here to view the B.B.A. Majors Suggested Course Sequence .

Business Intensive Courses


At the present time the following business courses have been designated as intensive courses to meet university general education requirements. Writing-Intensive (WI) courses are ACCT 3000  and ACCT 4610 ; ECON 4447  and ECON 4610 ; FNCE 4447 , FNCE 4520 , FNCE 4560 , FNCE 4597 , FNCE 4617  and FNCE 4620 ; MGMT 3300 , MGMT 3320 , MGMT 4657 , and MGMT 4910 ; MKTG 3750  and MKTG 4910 . Oral Communication-Intensive (OCI) courses are ACCT 3000 ; ECON 3700 ;  ECON 4337 FNCE 4617  and FNCE 4620 ; MGMT 3200 , MGMT 4020 , MGMT 4030 , and MGMT 4460 ; MKTG 3740 . Using Information Technology (UIT) courses are ACCT 4310 ; ECON 2080 ; and MGMT 3220 . An updated listing of intensive courses and requirements is available in the College of Business and Technology, Office of Undergraduate Studies, Sam Wilson Hall or call (423) 439-5275.

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