Degree Requirements

Accounting Major

Major Requirements - 66 Total Credits

Lower Division Requirements: 20 cr. hrs.
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 cr.
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 cr.
ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting I 3 cr.
ACCT 232 Principles of Accounting II 3 cr.
CSIS 215 Information Systems for Business Management 3 cr.
ECON 226 Introduction to Statistics 3 cr.
or MATH 226 Fundamentals of Statistics
CBE 100 First Year Seminar 2 cr.

Required Courses: 40 cr. hrs.
BLAW 265 Business Law I 3 cr.
BLAW 266 Business Law II 3 cr.
MNGT 300 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 cr.
MKTG 310 Principles of Marketing 3 cr.
FINC 345 Managerial Finance 3 cr.
ACCT 321 Intermediate Accounting I 3 cr.
ACCT 322 Intermediate Accounting II 3 cr.
ACCT 356 Managerial Cost Accounting 3 cr.
ACCT 360 Federal Income Tax I 3 cr.
ACCT 361 Federal Income Tax II 3 cr.
ACCT 366 Accounting Systems 3 cr.
ACCT 430 Advanced Accounting 3 cr.
ACCT 461 Auditing 3 cr.
CBE 300 Professional Development 1 cr.

Directed Electives: 6 cr. hrs.
Select from Accounting (not ACCT 201),
Management (not MNGT 150, or MNGT 250),
Finance (not FINC 210),
Marketing (not MKTG 311),
Economics (not ECON 100, ECON 150, or ECON 205),
Computer Science (not CSIS 105 or CSIS 151),
ENGL 251 or ENGL 367.

No 9000 level courses (transfer courses with no UWRF equivalent) will apply as directed electives.

MATH 146 College Algebra is required in the General Education Math section.

Department of Accounting and Finance

124 South Hall

Charles Corcoran-Chair, David Breger, Dawn Hukai, Michael Jacobson, June Li, Reza Rahgozar, Megan Sun, Mary Tichich. 

Students are required to have a minimum of 150 semester credit hours in order to be licensed as a CPA in Wisconsin and Minnesota. 

Students should plan to take MATH 146 (if necessary) as required in General Education. A 2.5 grade point average must be maintained in the required accounting and business law courses to graduate with a major in accounting.