Bachelor of Science in Business I Accounting

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The Accounting option prepares students for high-demand careers in financial reporting and management. Initial coursework is designed to prepare students for entry-level accounting positions in government and private industry.

Students who wish to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination will need to complete the additional requirements for the Public Accounting/CPA Focus.

General Studies Requirements

  • BUS 201 | Organizational Communications (3 credit hours)
    Students study communication foundations, the writing process, and communicating through letters, memoranda, and e-mail messages. The culminating activity permits students to understand the report process and research methods, manage data and use graphics, and organize and prepare reports and proposals for the design and delivery of business presentations.
    Components:Lecture
    Attributes: Collegiate Skills – Effective Communication
  • CMIS 101 | Information Systems Concepts and Applications (3 credit hours)
    This course is an introduction to basic computer concepts and Windows-based spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics software currently used in industry. Development of problem-solving and proficiency using selected commercial software packages is stressed.
    Components: Lecture
    Attributes: Technology & Its Application
  • ECON 221 | Principles Of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
    Consideration is given to the microeconomic concepts of wages, interest, rent and profits, personal distribution of income, consumption, monopolies, agriculture, government taxation and expenditures, international trade and comparative economic structures.
    Components:Lecture
    Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science
  • ECON 222 | Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
    This course presents elementary concepts of macroeconomics with an emphasis on equilibrium analysis, monetary and fiscal policy, banking, developmental economics, and comparative economic systems.
    Components:Lecture
    Attributes: Methods of Inquiry & Explanatory Schema – Social Science
  • MATH 112 | College Algebra (3 credit hours)
    This course is for students who specifically need algebra in certain pre-professional programs. It covers algebraic principles and processes and is not to be taken for credit by students who have completed Math 113 or Math 120.
    Components: Lecture
    Attributes: Collegiate Skills – Quantitative Reasoning
  • STAT 210 | Statistics (3 credit hours)
    A study of the methods of summarizing and interpreting data, elementary probability, and its relation to distributions. The meanings, importance, and application of the normal and binomial distributions and the methods of random sampling, testing of hypotheses, analysis of paired data, and interpretation of standardized test scores are covered. Students work on independent research projects to gain first- hand experience with the issues of the course.
    Components: Lecture
    Attributes: Collegiate Skills – Quantitative Reasoning
Last updated Jul 2019

About the School

Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” a member of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, is nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska on the Missouri River. The College offers a mix of innova ... Read More

Peru State’s “Campus of a Thousand Oaks,” a member of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, is nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska on the Missouri River. The College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Read less
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