Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting Major

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Minimum 121 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the Major: 2.00
  • ECO 201 Macroeconomics (3)
  • ECO 202 Microeconomics (3)
  • BUA 101 Financial Accounting for Management & Decision Making (3)
  • BUA 211 Accounting for Management Decisions (3)
  • BUA 201 Intermediate Financial Reporting I (3)
  • BUA 202 Intermediate Financial Reporting II (3)
  • BUA 223 Principles of Management (3)
  • BUA 230 Business Law (3)
  • BUA 276 Taxation (3)
  • BUA 303 Management Information Systems (3)
  • BUA 357 Business Finance (3)
  • BUA/MAT 360 Operations Management (3)
  • BUA 369 Marketing (3)
  • BUA 379 Accounting Information Systems (3)
  • BUA 458 Accounting Seminar (3)
  • BUA 459 Seminar in Strategy & Policy Planning (3) must be complete with a C, not C-, or higher

Complete one of the following concentrations:

Financial Accounting

  • BUA 343 Advanced Accounting I (3)
  • BUA 448 Auditing, Assurance & Consulting Services (3)
  • Complete any 300-400 level accounting elective (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • BUA 301 Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
    • BUA 351 Investment Management
    • BUA 361 Human Resource Management
    • BUA 376 Advanced Taxation
    • BUA 387 Fraud Examination
    • BUA 420 International Business
    • BUA 495 Business Internship (in Accounting)

Management Accounting

  • BUA 343 Advanced Accounting I (3)
  • BUA 345 Cost Management I (3)
  • Complete any 300-400 level accounting elective (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • BUA 301 Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting
    • BUA 346 Cost Management II
    • BUA 351 Investment Management
    • BUA 361 Human Resource Management
    • BUA 387 Fraud Examination
    • BUA 420 International Business
    • BUA 495 Business Internship (in Accounting)

Governmental Accounting

  • BUA 301 Governmental & Not for Profit Accounting (3)
  • POS 354 Budgeting & Financial Administration (3)
  • Complete any 300-400 level accounting elective (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • BUA 345 Cost Management I
    • BUA 361 Human Resource Management
    • BUA 365 Organizational Behavior
    • BUA 370 Municipal Administration
    • BUA 376 Advanced Taxation*
    • BUA 387 Fraud Examination
    • BUA 448 Auditing, Assurance & Consulting Services
    • BUA 495 Business Internship (in Accounting)

Consult with your advisor to determine the most appropriate course for students interested in a Career with the IRS, Maine Revenue Services, or other governmental audit function.

  • Complete any 100-level Communications course (3)
  • CIS 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
  • CIS 135 Introduction to Information Systems & Applications Development (3)
  • ENG 101 College Writing (3)
  • ENG 102W Introduction to Literature (3)
  • ENG 317W Professional Writing (3)
  • Complete one of the following Fine Arts electives (3):
    • ART 1xx any 100-level Art course
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG 351 Creative Writing I
    • ENG 452 Creative Writing II
    • MUH 1xx any 100-level Music History course
    • MUS 1xx any 100-level Music course
  • Complete one of the following Ethics courses (3):
    • PHI 250 Ethics
    • PHI 252 Business Ethics
  • Complete one of the following Humanities elective (3):
    • AME xxx any American Studies course
    • ARH 105 History of Art & Architecture I
    • ARH 106 History of Art & Architecture II
    • DRA xxx any Drama course
    • ENG xxx any English course (except ENG 101 or 317w)
    • FRE xxx any French course
    • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
    • HTY xxx any History course
    • HUM xxx any Humanities course
    • MUH xxx any Music History course
    • PHI xxx any Philosophy course (except PHI 135 or 335)
    • SPA xxx any Spanish course
    • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course
  • MAT 113 Mathematics for Business & Economics I (3)
  • MAT 114 Mathematics for Business & Economics II (3)
  • MAT 115 Elementary Statistics I (3)
  • Complete any 100-level Laboratory Science course (4)
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Complete any Sociology course (3)
  • POS 101 American Government (3)
  • Complete one of the following Social Science electives (3):
    • ANT xxx any anthropology course
    • JUS xxx any justice studies course
    • ECO xxx any economics course
    • GEO xxx any geography course
    • PSY xxx any psychology course
    • POS xxx any political science course
    • SOC xxx any sociology course
    • SSC xxx any social science course
  • Complete 9 credits of 100-level or higher general electives (9)

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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