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

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

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Degree Requirements (2015-2016)

The degree requirements listed below are for students who are beginning their course work in the fall 2015 semester. Please contact your advisor for information on degree requirements prior to fall 2015. To view course descriptions, please visit the online catalog.

In addition to the University graduation requirements, general education requirements and College of Business requirements, students must complete the following courses with a C or higher to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy:

Requirements in Department

  • ACCY 310: Accounting Information Systems (3)
  • ACCY 320: Intermediate Cost Management (3)
  • ACCY 331: Financial Reporting I (3)
  • ACCY 332: Financial Reporting II (3)
  • ACCY 360: Assurance Services (3)
  • ACCY 370: Accounting Career Planning Seminar (1)
  • ACCY 375: Accounting Writing Lab (1)
  • ACCY 415: Data Analytics in Accounting (3)
  • ACCY 450: Taxation of Business Entities & Individuals (3)
  • ACCY 470: Accounting Career Skills Seminar (1)

Choose one of the following 400-Level courses:

  • 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 of the following 400-Level courses:

  • 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)

38-Hour Accountancy Limit
A student may not count more than 38 semester hours of accountancy toward the 120-semester hour baccalaureate requirement.