Degree Requirements - Bachelor of Science in Accountancy - NIU - College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

graduation

Degree Requirements (2014-2015)

The degree requirements listed below are for students who are beginning their course work in the Fall 2014 semester. Please contact your advisor for information on degree requirements prior to Fall 2014. To view course descriptions, please visit the online catalog.

In addition to the general education requirements, and lower-level business core requirements, upper-level Accountancy majors need to meet the following courses to graduate with an Bachelor of Science in Accountancy:

Accountancy Requirements:

  • ACCY 310A - Accounting Information Systems (3)
  • ACCY 310S - Accounting Information Systems Lab (1)
  • ACCY 320 - Intermediate Cost Management (3)
  • ACCY 331 - Financial Reporting I (3)
  • ACCY 360 - Assurance Services (3)
  • ACCY 370 - Accounting Career Planning Seminar (1)
  • ACCY 432 - Financial Reporting II (3)
  • ACCY 450 - Taxation of Business Entities & Individuals (3)
  • ACCY 470 - Accounting Career Skills Seminar (1)

Choose two of the following 400-Level ACCY Courses (6):

  • ACCY 421: Advanced Cost Management (3)
  • ACCY 433: Financial Reporting III (3)
  • ACCY 439: Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting (3)
  • ACCY 462: Internal Auditing (3)
  • ACCY 465: Forensic Accounting/Fraud Examination (3)
  • ACCY 467: Accounting Information Systems Auditing (3)
  • ACCY 480: Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting (3)
  • ACCY 490: Current Topics in Accountancy (3)

Choose one from the following 400-Level ACCY Courses (3):

  • ACCY 421*: Advanced Cost Management (3)
  • ACCY 433*: Financial Reporting III (3)
  • ACCY 439*: Contemporary Issues in Financial Accounting (3)
  • ACCY 462*: Internal Auditing (3)
  • ACCY 465*: Forensic Accounting/Fraud Examination (3)
  • ACCY 467*: Accounting Information Systems Auditing (3)
  • ACCY 472: Independent Study in Accountancy (3)
  • ACCY 473: Internship in Accountancy (3)
  • ACCY 480*: Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting (3)
  • ACCY 490*: Current topics in Accountancy (3)
  • ACCY 499: Honors Directed Research in Accountancy (3)
    *If not used to fulfill requirement above.

Requirements Outside of Department:
FINA 410: Financial Markets and Investments (3)
MGMT 346: Business Communication (3)

A student may not count more than 36 semester hours of accountancy toward the 120-semester hour baccalaureate requirement.