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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Accounting Concentration - Business Administration B.S.*


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View information for the Department of Accounting and Finance .

Professors: Campbell, Filling, Johnson, Kim, Lindsay, Tan, Xie, Zhu

Office: Demergasso-Bava Hall 216
Phone: (209) 667-3671

The concentration in Accounting is available to students earning the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration .

Accounting is a systematic way of analyzing and describing the activities of a business or other economic entity primarily in monetary terms. Its purpose is to provide useful information to managers, owners, investors, creditors, regulatory agencies, and others concerned about such information. Accounting involves analyzing and recording transactions and other events, combining recorded data in useful ways, and reporting results to those concerned. It also involves the art of analyzing and interpreting financial statements and other information provided by the accounting process.

Graduates will be prepared to function effectively in a competitive, professional environment where they must be adept with computers, software, and the people who create and maintain that software.

View Learning Objectives  for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and its concentrations.

Requirements


1. Complete University General Education requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.


(51 units minimum)

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3. Complete ACC 3125 Accounting Research and Communication (WP)


5. Complete the concentration.


The Concentration


(28 units)

Note:


A 2.0 grade point average must be earned in all required courses.

CPA/CMA Exams


The accounting program provides the foundation for students intending to prepare for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams.

Admission into programs leading to the above certification does not guarantee that students will obtain a certification. Certification requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the CSU and requirements can change at any time. For example, certification requirements can include evidence of the right to work in the United States (e.g., social security number or tax payer identification number) or successfully passing a criminal background check. Students are responsible for determining whether they can meet certification requirements. The CSU will not refund tuition, fees, or any associated costs, to students who determine subsequent to admission that they cannot meet certification requirements. Information concerning certification requirements are available from department chair.

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