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Accounting (B.S.)

Accounting (B.S.)

Program Requirements for 2017-2018 Catalog Year

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Program Requirements
    1. FGCU General Education Program (
      To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major. 

    2. Common Prerequisites
      For this major, common prerequisite courses with an asterisk (*) require prior knowledge and skills demonstrated through degree acceleration programs (e.g., the College Board's Advanced Placement Program [AP], International Baccalaureate Program [IB], College-Level Examination Program [CLEP], Advanced International Certificate of Education Program [AICE]); dual enrollment; placement exam; or college coursework.

      FGCU Course: ACG 2021 Intro to Financial Acctg. (3) Minimum grade of B
      Acceptable Substitute: ACGX021 or ACGX022 or (ACGX001 and ACGX011)

      FGCU Course: ACG 2071 Intro to Managerial Acctg. (3) Minimum grade of B
      Acceptable Substitute: ACGX071 or ACGX301

      FGCU Course: CGS 1100 Computer Software and Technology (3) Minimum grade of B
      Acceptable Substitute: CGSX100 or CGSX100C or CGSX530 or  CGSX570 or CGSX060 or CGSX531 or CGSX000 or ISMX000 or CGSX518

      FGCU Course: ECO 2013 Principles of Macro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
      Acceptable Substitute: ECOX013

      FGCU Course: ECO 2023 Principles of Micro Economics (3) Minimum grade of C
      Acceptable Substitute: ECOX023

      FGCU Course: *MAC 2233 Elementary Calculus (3) Minimum grade of C
      Acceptable Substitute: MACX233 or MACX230
      [Prerequisites of MAT 1033 minimum grade of C then MAC 1105 minimum grade of B; or relevant accelerated credit; or placement exam]

      FGCU Course: STA 2023 Statistical Methods (3) Minimum grade of C
      Acceptable Substitute: STAX023 or STAX122 or QMBX100

    3. Business Common Core (27 credits)
      BUL 3320 Law & Business I (3)
      ENC 3250 Professional Writing (3)
      FIN 3403 Business Finance (3)
      GEB 4890 Business Strategy (capstone) (3)
      ISM 3011 Information Systems (3)
      MAN 3025 Principles of Management (3)
      MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing (3)
      SPC 2023 Public Speaking (3)
      TRA 3151 Operations Management (3)

    4. Required Courses in the Major (24 credits)
      ACG 3103 Intermediate Fin. Acctg. I (3)
      ACG 3113 Intermediate Fin. Acctg. II (3)
      ACG 3341 Cost Accounting (3)
      ACG 3401 Accounting Information Systems (3)
      ACG 4123 Intermediate Fin. Acctg. III (3)
      ACG 4632 Independent Audit I (3)
      QMB 3302 Business Analytics (3)
      TAX 4001 Federal Tax Accounting I (3)

    5. Restricted Electives (6 credits)
      Select 6 credits of approved upper division (3-4000 level) electives in accounting (ACG) or taxation (TAX) from the following list:ACG 4501; 4684; 4901; 4939; 4940; or TAX 4011.
      (Other 3-4000 level courses with an accounting or taxation focus may be considered to meet the elective requirement - see LCOB advisor.)

    6. University Requirements (3 credits)
      IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

    7. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree