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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Accounting Concentration - Business Administration B.S.

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Professors: Campbell, Filling, Garner, Johnson, L., Lindsay, Tan
Associate Professor:  McGhee

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.


The Concentration

(28 units)


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

Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination

Students preparing for the CPA Examination should take the following as an elective:

Certified Management Accountant Examination

Students preparing for the CMA Examination should take: