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B.S. in Business Administration - Accounting Concentration

undergraduate-business-slu-cook-school-concentrations-accoutning-xdrAccountants do more than just record, interpret and present financial data. They also ensure the integrity of major business decisions.


A Program to Prepare You

The Cook School’s concentration in accounting will help you develop strong technical and professional accounting skills, including communication, problem-solving and analysis. The skills developed through our business concentration in accounting have created a long tradition of success for our students and graduates.

B.S. in Business Administration - Accounting Concentration (120 hours) 

In addition to fulfilling the requirements for the B.S.B.A. degree, the concentration requires 18 hours of accounting course work in addition to ACCT 220 and ACCT 222, which are taken as part of the Business Common Body of Knowledge.

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Course Options

Eighteen hours as follows (3 credit hours each):

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
ACCT 3110Financial Reporting I (3) ACCT 2200 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 3220Cost Management (3) ACCT 2220 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 4110Financial Reporting II (3)ACCT 3110 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 4250Accounting Information Systems (3)ITM 2000/ITM 2010 and ACCT 3110 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 4300Federal Income Tax I (3)ACCT 3110 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA

 

One elective (3 hours) should be chosen from the following courses:

 CourseTitle Prerequisites
ACCT 4160International Financial Reporting Standards (3)ACCT 4110 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 4400Auditing (3)ACCT 4110 and ACCT 4250 (ACCT 4250 may be taken concurrently with ACCT 4400) with grades of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 4910Accounting Internship (3)ACCT 3110 with a grade of C or higher and ITM 2500; permission of the department chair & junior or senior standing; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA