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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 311Financial Reporting I (3) ACCT 220 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 322Cost Management (3) ACCT 222 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 411Financial Reporting II (3)ACCT 311 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 425Accounting Information Systems (3)ITM 200/ITM 201 and ACCT 311 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 430Federal Income Tax I (3)ACCT 311 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 416International Financial Reporting Standards (3)ACCT 411 with a grade of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 440Auditing (3)ACCT 411 and ACCT 425 (ACCT 425 may be taken concurrently with ACCT 440) with grades of C or higher; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA
ACCT 480Accounting Internship (3)ACCT 311 with a grade of C or higher and ITM 250; permission of the department chair & junior or senior standing; minimum 2.70 SLU cumulative GPA