Curriculum

Major Concentration Alternatives

The information below describes our curriculum for student who enrolled at CSB/SJU in the Fall of 2018 or after. For students who first enrolled earlier than the Fall of 2018, please contact the department chair for the requirements.

Courses required for all three accounting major concentrations:

  • ACFN 111 Principles 1 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 112 Principles 2 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 210 Business Writing & Communication - 2 credits
  • ACFN 325 Intermediate I - 4 credits
  • ACFN 335 Business Law - 2 credits
  • MATH 124 Prob & Stats - 4 credits
  • ECON 111 Intro - 4 credits
  • CSCI 130 Computing Science Appl – 4 credits

Specifics by concentration:

Accounting major with traditional concentration
Accounting major with finance concentration
Accounting major with public accounting concentration

Accounting major with traditional concentration:

  • Math 118, 119 or 122 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • One of the following (4 credits): ACFN 310 Fundamentals of Finance, GBUS 201 Principles of Mgmt or ECON 300 level elective
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 338 Advanced - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits
  • ACFN 341 Introduction to Income Tax - 2 credits
  • One of the following (2 credits): ACFN 342 Advanced Individual Income Tax, ACFN 343 Business Tax Topics, ACFN 344 Research in Tax
  • ACFN 355  Auditing - 4 credits

Total in major: 60

 

Accounting major with finance concentration:

  • Math 118 or 119 - 4 credits
  • GBUS 201 Principles of Management - 4 credits
  • ACFN 310 Fundamentals of Finance - 4 credits
  • ACFN 315 Theory of Investments - 4 credits
  • ACFN 318 Finance in Corporations - 4 credits
  • ACFN 333 Financial Modeling & Analysis - 4 credits
  • ACFN 395 Capstone - 4 credits
  • 12 credits from the courses listed below. One course must be from ACFN 360-363. One course from ECON. The other four credits may be selected from any other ACFN, ECON or POLS courses listed below.
    • ACFN 326 Intermediate 2
    • ACFN 340 Information Systems (Fall only)
    • ACFN 341 Intro to Income Tax
    • ACFN 342 Individual Income Tax
    • ACFN 343 Business Tax Topics
    • ACFN 344 Research in Tax
    • ACFN 360 Financial Derivatives (Every other year)
    • ACFN 361 Security Analysis/Portf Mgmt (Every oth yr)
    • ACFN 362 Finance Topics (Every oth yr)
    • ACFN 363 Advanced Corporate Finance (Every oth yr)
    • ECON 3xx Any 300-Level Course
    • GBUS 201 Principles of Mgmt
    • GBUS 330 International Org Behavior
    • GBUS 341 Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt
    • POLS 334 U.S. Bureaucracy and Regulatory Law
    • POLS 353 International Law and Organization
    • POLS 355 International Political Economy

* Note that ACFN 341 is a prerequisite course for ACFN 342, 343, & 344

Total in major: 64

 

Accounting major with public accounting concentration:

  • Math 118, 119 or 122 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • GBUS 201 Principles of Mgmt - 4 credits
  • ACFN 310 Fundamentals of Finance - 4 credits
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 333 Financial Modeling & Analysis - 4 credits
  • ACFN 338 Advanced - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits
  • ACFN 341 Introduction to Income Tax - 2 credits
  • ACFN 355 Auditing - 4 credits
  • Eight (8) credits from the following courses (at least 2 credits must come from ACFN342-344)
    • ACFN 315 Investments (Fall only)
    • ACFN 320 International Finance (Spring only)
    • ACFN 330 Governmental/NFP - 2 credits (Spring only)
    • ACFN 342 Advanced Individual Income Tax – 2 credits
    • ACFN 343 Business Tax Topics– 2 credits (Spring only)
    • ACFN 344 Research in Tax– 2 credits (Spring only)
    • ACFN 353 Fraud Examination - 2 credits (annually --  usually fall)
    • GBUS 330 International Org Behavior
    • GBUS 341 Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt
    • ECON 3xx Any 300-Level Course

Total in major: 74

 

Courses required for a minor in accounting:

  • ACFN 111 Principles 1 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 112 Principles 2 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 325 Intermediate I - 4 credits

And 8 credits from the following list of courses:

  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits
  • ACFN 341 Introduction to Income Tax - 2 credits
  • *ACFN 342 Advanced Individual Income Tax - 2 credits
  • *ACFN 343 Business Tax Topics - 2 credits
  • *ACFN 344 Research in Tax - 2 credits

 

Total in minor: 20

 

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