Bachelor Programs in Professional Accounting

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Professional Accounting

A bachelor’s degree is a three to four-year undergraduate program that focuses on an academic subject. It typically gives students foundational knowledge and begins the development of professional skillsets. The degree prepares them to pursue advanced degree programs and/or to enter the job market.

What is a Bachelor in Professional Accounting? Students study a range of subjects including macroeconomics, microeconomics, financial markets, ethics, finance, accounting methods, accounting technology and research. Students may study the local laws related to accounting and finance, as well as any relevant international legal issues. They may have the chance to specialize their accounting studies for specialized areas such as trade companies, industrial enterprises and budgetary institutions.

After completing this degree program, students often have the skills and knowledge needed for a competitive advantage in the job market. Their background in economics and markets can help them qualify for a variety of entry-level positions.

The cost of this degree program may vary on the students’ choice of university, program, specialization and course type. To save on expenses, many students choose online classes and/or digital study materials. Also, be sure to vet programs for financial assistance programs and total costs.

With a professional accounting degree, students can gain licensure to legally practice the accounting profession. Depending on their specialization and interests, graduates can work in corporations, small firms, consultant agencies and similar institutions. In entry-level positions, they may find themselves managing client accounts or contributing to the management of expansive accounts. Other students may choose to move onto advanced or graduate degree programs in accounting or similar subjects.

Are you ready to find the right professional accounting program for you? There are many international universities offering online courses that fit into any busy or challenging schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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BAcc Hons / BCom Hons in Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 1 week February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of these qualifications is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. BAccHons The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual competencies and practical skills in the acquisition, analysis, interpretation and application of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles in accounting and business contexts on a postgraduate level, as well as being prepared for a career in the accounting profession or further learning in this field. The student should be able to reflect on their managerial decision-making processes and applications based on their professional values and foundational knowledge and understanding of accounting, auditing, financial management and taxation principles, to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of the accounting profession. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a Bachelor of Accounting degree or a BCom (Accounting) degree accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) (New NQF level 7/ Old NQF level 6) with an overall average of 55% for the third year modules and a sub-minimum of 55% in Accounting 300. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific module. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Students are allowed to repeat the Honours programme once, provided that they obtained a minimum average for the first attempt which is set by the Department. BComHons in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to develop intellectual and practical skills in the analysis, interpretation and application of advanced accounting, governance and control and taxation. This programme will prepare students to identify and solve advanced accounting, governance and control and taxation in practice. Lastly this programme will prepare students for further studies in accounting, governance and control and taxation as a science. Admission requirements: A potential student must be in possession of a BCom or an Advanced Diploma and should have appropriate knowledge of Accounting, Taxation and Governance and Control on New NQF level 7 /Old NQF level 6. The department may require the completion of a bridging programme should students not comply with the rules of access regarding the specific module knowledge in Accounting, Taxation and Governance and Control. Final admission requirements will from time to time be set by the department. Contact details Ms Nicolene du Plooy 011 559 3059 nicolenedp@uj.ac.za [-]

Bachelor / BCom / BCom Extended in Accounting

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The purpose of this qualification is to provide a well-rounded, technically focused education that equips graduates with the technical knowledge base, proficiency and pervasive skills that will enable them to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and that will enable the development of leadership qualities. [+]

Bachelor in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to provide a well-rounded, technically focused education that equips graduates with the technical knowledge base, proficiency and pervasive skills that will enable them to demonstrate initiative and responsibility, and that will enable the development of leadership qualities. The programme is designed in consultation with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and recognised by them as a requirement to practice as a chartered accountant. This qualification requires a thorough grounding in the knowledge, theory, principles and skills of the profession or career concerned and the ability to apply these to professional or career contexts. The programme also serves as basis for entry into several postgraduate study opportunities. NOTE: The curriculum below allows admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science programme. It is recommended for students who intend writing the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. POSSIBLE CAREERS Chartered Accountant – CA (SA) Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 33 English: 4 Mathematics: 5 NOTES: The Bachelor of Accounting degree is presented in English and Afrikaans. The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). BCom in Accounting The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge base for identifying, analysing, evaluating and solving problems in the following underlying core modules: accounting; auditing; taxation and financial management. Students should be able to reflect on their decisions and applications in these fields to assess the effect thereof in the holistic context of accounting as a practice. POSSIBLE CAREERS Financial Manager Accountant Internal Auditor Tax Consultant Admission Requirements Minimum APS: 28 English: 4 Mathematics: 4 NOTES: The programmes are presented in English only. The BCom (Accounting) degree programme does not provide direct access to the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science. However, students who complete the BCom (Accounting) degree, may enroll for a bridging programme (subject to space, admission requirements and the continued future offering of this programme). Upon completion of this bridging programme and compliance with specific performance requirements, candidates may then enroll for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science. BCom Extended in Accounting The BCom extended in Accounting provide alternative access for applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements to enter a regular BCom programme at the University of Johannesburg. The minimum study period for each of the above extended programme is four years. The foundation (first) year of study comprises foundational modules (New/ Old NQF level 5), whilst the remaining three years are the same as that of the corresponding regular degree programme. The BCom Extended Degree in Accounting is aimed at access for success in terms of its foundational provision, i.e. in providing alternative access in the field of Accounting. Students are given foundational provision covering relevant academic skills together with subject-related themes, required to facilitate learning in the regular modules of the BCom degree programme. The combination of foundational modules enables students to develop a comprehensive perspective and effective strategies for adjusting to, and meeting the demands of, the higher education environment with the aim of being successful in the chosen BCom programme. POSSIBLE CAREERS Financial Manager Accountant Internal Auditor Tax Consultant Admission Requirements Minimum APS 25 with Mathematics 28 with Mathematical Literacy English: 4 Mathematics: 3 Mathematical Literacy: 6 NOTES: The achievement level (rating) obtained for Life Orientation is NOT included in the calculation of the Admission Points Score (APS). The BCom (Accounting) extended degree programme does not provide direct access to the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science. However, students who complete the BCom (Accounting) extended degree, may enroll for a bridging programme (subject to space, admission requirements and the continued future offering of this programme). Upon completion of this bridging programme and compliance with specific performance requirements, candidates may then enroll for the Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting Science. [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Marian University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Indianapolis

Our flexible program allows you to choose whether you accumulate the 150 hours over eight, nine, or ten semesters. Most universities tell you that you will spend ten semesters at their university to accumulate the 150 credit hours. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. Bachelor in Accounting Hands On Accounting Many of the accounting students at Marian University choose to take the CPA Exam.Students from any university must accumulate 150 credit hours before they take the exam. Here is the difference at Marian. Our flexible program allows you to choose whether you accumulate the 150 hours over eight, nine, or ten semesters. Most universities tell you that you will spend ten semesters at their university to accumulate the 150 credit hours. You will work with an accounting adviser to develop a plan that allows you to choose eight, nine, or ten semesters to graduate with an accounting degree and be eligible to take the CPA Exam. Another difference is that Marian University offers a full-time accounting internship in which students earn twelve credits. Internships are typically with accounting firms during the spring semester. Why are twelve credits important? The students in our full-time accounting internship program are full-time students for financial aid, insurance, and on campus living requirements. So, our students in the full-time accounting internships do not take any other classes and are able to: 1. Concentrate on this outstanding opportunity to learn from experienced professionals; 2. Travel if their work assignments require; and 3. Work overtime to help their firm deal with the period when the firm faces its highest volume of work. An added advantage for Marian accounting students is that they do not interrupt their living arrangements during the academic year, since many full-time internships exist in the Indianapolis area. Another difference is that the Becker CPA Exam Review is a part of the Marian accounting curriculum at no additional cost. The Becker CPA Exam Review is the largest provider for CPA Exam preparation materials in the world. Accounting students interested in taking the CPA Exam can elect to take the Becker CPA Exam Review in their last Marian semester as a part of their full-time tuition! An additional benefit it is that Marian students prepare for the CPA Exam with their accounting student friends. Employment Outlook Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by double digits over the next 10 years. Job opportunities should be favorable; accountants and auditors who have a professional certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects. An increase in the number of businesses, changing financial laws and corporate governance regulations, and increased accountability for protecting an organization's stakeholders will drive job growth. Requirements Major for the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Accounting 39 hours from the common business core plus 33 hours in Accounting and Finance including: FIN 111 Personal Finance ACC 250 Intro to Financial and Managerial Accounting FIN 311 Advanced Managerial Finance ACC 310 Advanced Managerial Accounting ACC 320 Intermediate Financial Accounting I ACC 321 Intermediate Financial Accounting II ACC 430 Tax Accounting ACC 431 Advanced Tax Accounting ACC 440 Auditing ACC 455 Cases and Problems in ACC/FIN One Elective From the List Below MIS 320 Business Decision Support Systems FIN N11 International Finance 150-Hour Accounting Program: The State of Indiana requires that a first time CPA exam candidate must obtain at least 150 credit hours of college education, including a bachelor or higher degree conferred by an accredited college or university. This law applies only to individuals who plan to sit for the CPA examination. Students receive a B.S. degree in accounting from Marian University after the completion of the traditional four-year program of 128 credit hours. Students choosing to complete of the 150-Hour Accounting Program may do so through a variety of options. [-]

Accounting

International University Alliance
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boston

As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. [+]

Accounting Recent Graduate Data Median Starting Salary: $48,425 At Time of Graduation: 72% Placement As an accounting student, you will prepare to work in fields including industry, nonprofit, government, higher education or public accounting. You will receive a well-rounded education in business, as well as specified training in accounting. Supplement your major with a concentration to give you specialized training in an area of interest and to make you more competitive in the job market. Careers Accountants are pivotal to the success of every company, particularly in heavily regulated industries and industries with an emphasis in financial transactions. As an accountant, you will have plenty of room for advancement. Many accounting graduates start as an auditor. In an internal marketing department, you can move from there to audit director, controller, vice president of finance and even chief financial officer. To get an accounting position, it is important to get internships and network during your time at the university. Typical positions include: Tax Associate Audit Associate Interal Audit Tax Planning Forensic/Investigative Accounting Personal Financial Planning Financial Reporting [-]

Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Centennial College
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong

Whether students are aiming to be an auditor, business accountant, financial controller, company secretary, tax consultant or a finance expert, this programme will lay the foundations for you to excel in today’s dynamic business environment, and also provide you with a broad range of vital supplementary skills to help broaden your career horizons and give you access to more opportunities. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. Whether students are aiming to be an auditor, business accountant, financial controller, company secretary, tax consultant or a finance expert, this programme will lay the foundations for you to excel in today’s dynamic business environment, and also provide you with a broad range of vital supplementary skills to help broaden your career horizons and give you access to more opportunities. Upon completion of the programme, you will not only get exemptions from various professional bodies, but also gain a variety of skills in communication, global understanding and team engagement, which today’s employers are looking for in their professional graduate hires, not only in the Greater China region, but also worldwide. This programme will give you an exemplary range of key business competencies for success in tomorrow’s fast-evolving business marketplace. Special Features The programme offers a broad-based liberal education with a professional focus in order to train up all-rounded professional accountants. After completing the programme, students will be: More globally attuned as a result of exchange opportunities in China and overseas; and Equipped with vital accounting technical and soft skills, through accounting internship program and monthly professional accounting seminars, for better career options. Accounting Internship To provide you with more exposure and training in the accounting profession, the programme offers a new elective in the form of an "Accounting Internship" which offers a 6-credit accounting internship opportunity during the Second Semester from January to April in their Year 3 study. Students will be able to: Build on the professional knowledge acquired in classroom learning; Gain valuable and solid experience in a working environment in accounting related fields, which include accounting, auditing or taxation work in CPA firms; internal financial and management accounting work in industrial and commercial companies, as well as in non-profit sectors; and Develop a range of generic skills (such as critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills) that are important in enhancing the future employment opportunities of our students Career Prospects The programme will provide you with an excellent foundation for a successful career in: Accounting in banking, insurance and financial institutions Accounting in government and non-profit organisations Auditing in CPA firms Internal accounting in business and commercial sectors Internal audit, accounting compliance and governance work Qualifications Framework Bachelor of Professional Accounting (Honours) Programme is recognised under the Qualifications Framework Professional Accreditations On graduation, you will be recognised by the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) as accountancy degree holders and as having fulfilled the stipulated pre-entry educational requirements. You can be qualified as professional accountants by successfully completing the HKICPA Qualification Programme (QP) and obtaining relevant working experience. Graduates are eligible for exemptions in: up to 9 papers from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), up to 6 papers from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)*, up to 7 papers from the Association of International Accountants (AIA) up to 4 papers from the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS). Also, this programme is accredited by CPA Australia for direct entry to the professional level examinations. * Exemption from CIMA is for Year 1 entry students only. [-]

Bachelor Degree in Accounting (first two years)

Cypress College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cypress

Accounting opens doors in every kind of business - coast to coast and internationally. A degree in accounting is one of the top 3 Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees That Are Most in Demand! [+]

A student who completes the Accounting field of study will be able to: Acquire problem analysis skills including analyzing transactions, performing break even analysis, and utilizing accounting software to design suitable solutions Enhance his/her employment opportunity in the specific area of Accounting Accounting opens doors in every kind of business - coast to coast and internationally. A degree in accounting is one of the top 3 Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees That Are Most in Demand! The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' (AICPA) recent publication titled 2015 TRENDS IN THE SUPPLY OF ACCOUNTING GRADUATES AND THE DEMAND FOR PUBLIC ACCOUNTING RECRUITS predicts the high demand for accountants will continue in the future. Many students begin their Accounting education at Cypress College and transfer to four-year institutions. Our philosophy is simple. We want you to succeed!! Our courses, faculty, and support systems are geared to provide you with the greatest opportunity to be successful in future business courses and in your professional career. Preparation for a career in business also requires good oral and written communication skills, in addition to proficient analytical competence. Our mission to help students meet all of these important objectives. The curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment in the field of general bookkeeping and accounting. A graduate from this program should be equipped to meet the demands of any organization requiring skills in general accounting, cost accounting and analysis of financial information. To earn an Associate Degree students must complete: (1) all major course requirements with a minimum grade of “C”; (2) 25 units of General Education Graduation Requirements; (3) the cultural diversity and reading requirements; (4) any elective courses to complete a minimum of 60 units; and, (5) have a minimum GPA of 2.0. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College. Courses that fulfill major requirements for an Associate Degree at Cypress College might not be the same as those required for completing the major at a transfer institution offering a Baccalaureate Degree. For information on specific university requirements, please consult with your counselor, or visit the Transfer Center. [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

University of Louisiana Monroe
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Monroe

The ULM Accounting program seeks to serve ULM students, as well as the university's professional, business, and governmental constituencies, and the community as a whole. [+]

Bachelors in Professional Accounting. Bachelor in Accounting Welcome to the ULM Accounting Program. The ULM Accounting program seeks to serve ULM students, as well as the university's professional, business, and governmental constituencies, and the community as a whole. In fulfilling its mission, the program gives priority to excellence in teaching while emphasizing service and intellectual contributions. The program is also one of four AACSB accredited accounting programs in the state, and all accounting faculty have held one or more professional accounting certifications. Accreditation, advantages, and culture The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Accounting program is among an elite group of accounting undergraduate programs worldwide that are separately accredited by AACSB-International. This is a unique distinction that indicates the quality education each student will receive with an accounting degree from ULM. We take pride in having close relationships between our faculty and our students. Our open door policy means students are always welcome to come to professors for help in class, guidance for entering the workplace upon graduation, or even to talk about personal issues. The accounting program offers every class necessary to meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the uniform CPA exam in Louisiana. Students who graduate from ULM with an Accounting degree have a great base of knowledge for entering the job market and building successful careers in the profession. Our professors do everything they can to ensure jobs for graduating accountants and to help students earn internships that will allow them to gain experience in accounting fields upon graduation. Programs, events, and organizations Each semester, the accounting program hosts programs for all accounting students that help to connect students with local, regional, and national accounting firms, developing students' networks and job or internship possibilities. The accounting program also holds an event for students each fall called Meet the Firms. This event allows students to meet and submit resumes to local, regional, national, and international accounting firms. Beta Alpha Psi, an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals, has a chapter at ULM: Eta Sigma. The accounting program has developed the Eta Sigma chapter into one of the most successful chapters in the world. Last year, the Eta Sigma chapter earned gold status, a distinction only 14 colleges and universities in the world have achieved for Beta Alpha Psi. Careers in Accounting As a general rule, a college major does not prepare you for a specific job, but rather enables you to develop skills and abilities in your area of interest which can be applied to a broad range of occupations within that field. This is particularly true with accounting, which combines a strong foundation in accounting with good general knowledge of business. Some careers are listed below; these represent a small sample of positions available to those who have earned an accounting degree. Public accounting Auditing Services Personal Financial Planning Income Tax Preparation Management Consulting and Advisory Services Private accounting Financial Auditing Managerial Accounting Cost Accounting Internal Auditing Governmental accounting Governmental Auditing Hospital Accounting Revenue Agent University Accounting Investigative Auditor Curriculum and Plan of Study A Bachelor of Business Administrations (BBA) degree in Accounting requires 120 credit hours of course work. During the first two years of the degree program, the pre-business requirements are completed. Coursework includes arts, English, speech, mathematics, geography, science, government, humanities, economics, and psychology, as well as financial and managerial accounting, computer information systems and quantitative methods. During the final two years of the degree plan, students enroll in business courses such as finance, management, marketing, business communication and business law. During this time the professional accounting courses are also completed. Required professional accounting courses include: intermediate financial accounting, auditing, individual income tax, cost accounting, accounting information systems, advanced financial accounting and one accounting elective selected from accounting theory, governmental accounting, and advanced income tax. Note: For the most accurate, up-to-date degree program information, consult the appropriate academic catalog. This information is provided as a reference only and is subject to change. Always verify all curriculum information with your faculty advisor, department head, or dean's office. ULM Common Core Curriculum Foundation Courses It is imperative that undergraduate students entering ULM are provided with a strong academic foundation upon which to build their future college careers. Ultimately, this structure, which follows many national trends, brings a much needed breadth and commonality to the ULM academic experience and makes it easier for students to transfer between majors. I UNIVERSITY SEMINAR - UNIV 1001 (1 hour) II. ENGLISH COMPOSITION - 6 hours ENGL 1001 - Composition I ENGL 1002 - Composition II ENGL 1010 - Honors Composition * *Participants in the ULM Honors Program will take ENGL 1010 in place of ENGL 1002. These students are not required to enroll in ENGL 1001. III. MATHEMATICS - 6 hours MATH 1009 - Applied Algebra for College Students MATH 1011 - College Algebra MATH 1012 - Trigonometry MATH 1013 - Elementary Functions MATH 1014 - Applied Calculus MATH 1016 - Elementary Statistics MATH 1018 - Contemporary Mathematics MATH 1031 - Calculus I MATH 1032 - Calculus II MATH 2002 - Applied Linear Algebra Students may not receive credit in both MATH 1009 and MATH 1011. Students may not use both MATH 1011 and MATH 1013 to satisfy the mathematics core requirement. Students may not use both MATH 1012 and MATH 1013 to satisfy the mathematics core requirement. Students may not use both MATH 1014 and MATH 1031 to satisfy the mathematics core requirement. IV. NATURAL/PHYSICAL SCIENCES - 9 hours *Six hours must be from a single subject area of biological or physical science. Three hours must be from the other area (i.e., both physical and biological sciences must be taken). Students may receive credit toward degree in only one of PHYS 1001, PHYS 2003, PHYS 2007 and PSCI 1001. Also, students may not receive credit toward degree in both GEOS 1001 and GEOL 1001. PHYSICAL SCIENCES Atmospheric Sciences ATMS 1001 - Introduction to the Atmosphere ATMS 1002 - Introduction to Severe Weather ATMS 1006 - Introduction to Climate Change Chemistry CHEM 1001 - Introductory Chemistry I CHEM 1002 - Introductory Chemistry II CHEM 1007 - General Chemistry I CHEM 1008 - General Chemistry II CHEM 1050 - Integrated Chemistry for Education Majors Geology GEOL 1001 - Physical Geology GEOL 1002 - Historical Geology GEOL 1010 - The Age of Dinosaurs GEOL 2006 - Engineering Geology Geosciences GEOS 1001 - Earth Science GEOS 1002 - Natural Disasters and Hazards GEOS 1050 - Integrated Geosciences for Education Majors GEOS 2001 - Environmental Science GEOS 2080 - Oceanography Physics PHYS 1001 - The Physics of Everyday Phenomena I PHYS 1002 - The Physics of Everyday Phenomena II PHYS 1015 - The Physics of Superheroes PHYS 1050 - Integrated Physics for Education Majors PHYS 2001 - Descriptive Astronomy PHYS 2003 - General Physics I PHYS 2004 - General Physics II PHYS 2007 - University Physics I PHYS 2008 - University Physics II BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Biology BIOL 1001 - The Living World BIOL 1010 - Human Biology BIOL 1014 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 1015 - Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology II BIOL 1020 - Principles of Biology I BIOL 1022 - Principles of Biology II BIOL 1050 - Integrated Biology for Education Majors V. HUMANITIES - 9 hours At least 3 hours must be a Literature course in the discipline of English. Acceptable Literature courses are identified in the list below with an asterisk(*). English *ENGL 2001 - British Literature I *ENGL 2002 - British Literature II *ENGL 2003 - World Literature I *ENGL 2004 - World Literature II *ENGL 2005 - American Literature I *ENGL 2006 - American Literature II *ENGL 2007 - Honors English *ENGL 2016 - African-American Literature *ENGL 2017 - The African-American Experience in Literature *ENGL 2019 - Honors English *ENGL 2052 - Special Topic of Gender *ENGL 2053 - Special Topic of Nature And Science *ENGL 2054 - Special Topic of Native Peoples *ENGL 2055 - Special Topic of Immigrants and Emigrants *ENGL 2056 - Special Topic of Society and Culture *ENGL 2057 - Special Topic of Politics and Economics *ENGL 2058 - Special Topic of Child and Adolescent Arabic ARAB 1001 - Elementary Arabic I ARAB 1002 - Elementary Arabic II ARAB 1003 - Study Abroad ARAB 2001 - Intermediate Arabic I ARAB 2002 - Intermediate Arabic II Chinese CHIN 1001 - Elementary Chinese CHIN 1002 - Elementary Chinese Communication COMM 1001 - Fundamentals of Communication COMM 1002 - Voice and Diction COMM 1010 - Honors Communication Studies COMM 1018 - Interpersonal Communication COMM 2001 - Public Speaking COMM 2060 - Small Group Communication French FRNH 1001 - Elementary French I FRNH 1002 - Elementary French II FRNH 1003 - French Study Abroad FRNH 1005 - Elementary French I and II FRNH 2001 - Intermediate French I FRNH 2002 - Intermediate French II German GRMN 1001 - Elementary German I GRMN 1002 - Elementary German II GRMN 1003 - Elementary Conversation GRMN 1005 - Elementary German I and II GRMN 2001 - Intermediate German I GRMN 2002 - Intermediate German II GRMN 2005 - Intermediate German I and II History HIST 1010 - Honors History HIST 1011 - World Civilization I HIST 1012 - World Civilization II HIST 2001 - United States History I HIST 2002 - United States History II HIST 2009 - Honors History HIST 2019 - Honors History Humanities HUMN 2001 - Exploration in the Humanities Italian ITAL 1005 - Elementary Conversational Italian ITAL 1006 - Elementary Conversational Italian Japanese JAPN 1001 - Elementary Japanese I JAPN 1002 - Elementary Japanese II Latin LATN 1001 - Elementary Latin I LATN 1002 - Elementary Latin II LATN 1005 - Elementary Latin LATN 2001 - Intermediate Latin I LATN 2002 - Intermediate Latin II LATN 2003 - Classical Studies Portuguese PORT 1001 - Elementary Portuguese I PORT 1002 - Elementary Portuguese II Spanish SPAN 1001 - Elementary Spanish I SPAN 1002 - Elementary Spanish II SPAN 1003 - Study Abroad SPAN 1004 - Spanish for Professions SPAN 1005 - Elementary Spanish I and II SPAN 2001 - Intermediate Spanish I SPAN 2002 - Intermediate Spanish II SPAN 2005 - Intermediate Spanish I and II VI. FINE ARTS - 3 hours Students must take one 3 hour fine arts course to fulfill this requirement. Art ART 1001 - Basic Design ART 1003 - Drawing ART 1009 - Art Appreciation ART 2000 - Analytical Perspective ART 2001 - Survey of Art I ART 2002 - Survey of Art II ART 2003 - Handbuilding Ceramics ART 2004 - Wheel Throwing Ceramics ART 2041 - General Crafts ART 2042 - Arts and Crafts Arts ARTS 1010 - Honors Arts Dance DANC 3001 - Theory and Application of Dance Music MUSC 1001 - Fundamentals of Music Theory MUSC 1091 - Enjoyment of Music MUSC 1092 - Enjoyment of Jazz Theatre THEA 1091 - Enjoying Theatre THEA 2021 - Beginning Acting VII. SOCIAL/BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES - 6 hours Students must take at least three hours of social/behavioral sciences at the 2000 level or above. These courses are indicated with an asterisk(*) in the list below. Economics ECON 1003 Contemporary Economic Issues *ECON 2001 - Macroeconomic Principles *ECON 2002 - Microeconomic Principles Geography GEOG 1001 - Regional Geography GEOG 1002 - Regional Geography GEOG 1003 - Systematic Geography *GEOG 2003 - Louisiana *GEOG 2013 - Physical Geography *GEOG 2015 - Cartography Gerontology *GERO 2026 - Perspectives on Aging Political Science *POLS 1001 - Introduction to Political Science *POLS 2001 - American National Government *POLS 2002 - State and Local Government *POLS 2003 - American Government *POLS 2010 - Honors Political Science Psychology *PSYC 2001 - Introduction to Psychology *PSYC 2003 - Child Psychology *PSYC 2005 - Adolescent Psychology *PSYC 2078 - Developmental Psychology Sociology SOCL 1001 - Introduction to Sociology SOCL 1002 - Introduction to Sociology: International Perspective *SOCL 2003 - Social Problems *SOCL 2026 - Perspectives on Aging *SOCL 2033 - Forensics The course pairings below are cross-listed courses and cannot be used together. ANTG 1011 and GEOG 1011 ANTG 2001 and GEOG 2001 ANTS 2033 and SOCL 2033 GERO 2026 and SOCL 2026 Core Curriculum Guidelines The student’s work in a major or minor may count toward meeting the University Core. Transfer students can apply equivalent hours earned at other universities to meet ULM core requirements (equivalency to be determined by the appropriate department head and the Board of Regents’ Statewide Student Transfer Guide and General Education Articulation Matrix). All freshman students are required to take the University Seminar for one credit hour (the course will not count toward any degree program and will be nontransferable). In the absence of a compelling reason, degree programs should refrain from defining or limiting student choices within the menu of prescribed general education courses. Core Curriculum Abbreviations Used in Degree Plans or Programs of Study Some degree plans specified that certain courses must be taken from within a menu of the sets of courses in the core curriculum. For those that did so, first the specific course will be listed in the degree plan, followed by the appropriate abbreviation which indicates which requirement is being fulfilled by the specified required core curriculum course. For example, if MATH 1013 and MATH 1031 must be taken by Computer Science majors, then the requirement will be listed as “MATH 1013cm, MATH 1031cm”. The core curriculum abbreviations which have been used are as follows: ce Core English Composition ch Core Humanities cf Core Fine Arts cm Core Mathematics cnp Core Natural/Physical Science cs Core Social Science [-]

Bachelor of Accounting

Charles Sturt University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years January 2017 Australia Albury Bathurst Melbourne Wagga Wagga Port Macquarie + 5 more

CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever industry you'd like to work in and wherever you'd like to live, our Bachelor of Accounting can take you there. [+]

Accountants are global citizens who hold many of the most dynamic and influential positions in the world. That's because every organisation, in every industry - from agriculture to mining, from global finance to not-for-profit - relies on innovative people who can solve complex business problems. CSU's Bachelor of Accounting will provide you with the analytical, communication and leadership skills you need to become a sought-after business professional. Whatever industry you'd like to work in and wherever you'd like to live, our Bachelor of Accounting can take you there. Our flexible and professionally accredited program is offered full-time and part-time on campus, or you can study online from anywhere in the world. Night classes are available at our Albury-Wodonga Campus. Depending on your study background, CSU offers a range of pathways and credit for prior learning, including TAFE / VET qualifications. Why study this course? Our Bachelor of Accounting is a flexible online or on campus qualification with guaranteed entry pathways from Diploma in Accounting (VET) qualifications Gain a nationally recognised qualification in a highly regarded profession CSU’s emphasis on structured work placements and work-integrated assessment tasks gives you the competitive edge over other universities’ graduates. You can use work placement to gain experience in a business where you’d like to work, or take on a different role with your current employer to develop new skills Want to see the world? An accounting qualification can take you almost anywhere, from large multi-national firms in overseas cities to smaller employers in regional Australia. You won't just learn accounting as you study — you will live it: our student accountants undertake a structured work placement of 100 hours in their time at CSU. All our subjects feature work-integrated learning and assessment and, as a result, our job-ready accounting graduates have exceptionally high employment rates. You can add another string to your bow: CSU's flexible program of study gives you room to specialise in a second discipline. Why not enhance your accounting qualification by also studying economics, finance, human resource management, marketing or even psychology? You can come to us or we can come to you: as well as having campuses across regional New South Wales, CSU is one of Australia’s largest and most experienced online higher education providers. Our on campus and online classes offer personal engagement and support from dedicated professional educators. CSU also gives you the opportunity to graduate sooner by offering select subjects in Session 3. You gain a passport to seek globally recognised professional qualifications: our accounting degree is accredited by CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Graduating with us demonstrates your capacity to become a Chartered Accountant or Certified Practising Accountant and join worldwide networks of accountants. Credit pathways Students who have completed a Diploma of Accounting at any TAFE or private college in Australia may receive guaranteed entry to the Bachelor of Accounting and may be eligible for subject credits. You should check with faculty staff to determine your exact credit entitlements prior to enrolment. Career opportunities Career opportunities for accounting graduates are extraordinarily diverse and extend far beyond private practice. Accountants are leaders and problem solvers in numerous industries across the globe. You could work in: public practice: auditing, business advisory services, taxation, management consulting, insolvency and corporate recovery, information technology or external reporting commerce and industry: management accounting, budget planning and control, taxation planning, information systems design, electronic data processing, financial accounting and financial management, internal auditing, policy formulation, strategic planning, team research, product planning and marketing government, semi-government and non-profit organisations: financial accountability, budgeting and performance measurement, accounting control systems, policy formulation, price surveillance, cost-benefit analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis. Accounting qualifications are also highly sought after in the community. Beyond your usual day job, you could contribute your expertise to a local community organisation in a Board or Committee position, or another worthy cause close to your heart. Credit and pathways Applicants who have successfully completed a relevant Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma at TAFE may be eligible for credit of up to four subjects (Certificate IV), up to eight subjects (Diploma) or up to 12 subjects (Advanced Diploma) into this course. Credit for prior learning or study at other higher education institutions will be assessed as part of the application process and will be granted to eligible applicants. Admission information Indicative ATAR 65.00 Standard CSU, UAC and VTAC admission requirements for undergraduate courses apply. International applicants must meet the CSU admission requirements in terms of English language requirements. [-]