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Accounting Major (ACCT)

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Required: 122 semester hours, to include at least 36 hours at or above the 300 course level

AOS Code: U301

General Program Requirements

  1. Formal admission to the Department of Accounting, including the following:
    1. Successful completion of ACC 202, 218; CST 105; ECO 201, 202, 250; ENG 101 (or FMS 115 or RCO 101), ENG 102 or other approved ENG course; ISM 110, 280; and MAT 120 or 191
    2. Grades of C or better in ACC 202, 218, ECO 201, and ISM 280
    3. Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
  2. Grades of C or better in all ACC courses used toward the major.
  3. 122 s.h.
  4. At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNCG.

 

I General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

See complete GEC requirements and approved course listings for all categories.

Core Category

S.H.

Students may select courses for:

 

Literature (GLT)

3

Fine Arts (GFA)

3

Historical Perspectives on Western Culture (GHP)

3

Natural Sciences (GNS)
one must be a laboratory course; each must have a
different departmental prefix

6–7

 

 

Department specifies courses for:

 

One additional GLT, GFA, or GPR course
foreign language XXX 203B (e.g., SPA 203B) or equivalent

3

Mathematics (GMT)
MAT 120 or 191

3

Philosophical, Religious, Ethical Principles (GPR)
PHI 361

3

Reasoning and Discourse (GRD)
ENG 101 (or FMS 115 or RCO 101), and CST 105

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences (GSB)
ECO 201 and 202

6

 

II General Education Marker Requirements

See details and courses. It is possible to meet all GE Marker Requirements while completing the GE Core requirements or courses required by the major/ concentration.

Students may select courses for:

Global/Global Non-Western Perspectives (GL/GN)
four (4) courses carrying GL/GN markers: 3–6 s.h. (1–2 courses) of the same foreign language depending upon placement; 2–3 additional GL/GN courses, one of which must carry the GN marker

One Speaking Intensive (SI) Course
In addition to this SI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second SI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Speaking Intensive.

One Writing Intensive (WI) Course
In addition to this WI Marker requirement, students must also complete a second WI course within the major. All programs have identified at least one course among their major requirements that is taught as Writing Intensive.

 

III Major and Related Area Requirements

  1. ACC 202, 218, 318, 319, 325, 330, 420, 440, 450
    (Transfer credit will be given for Accounting courses at the 300 level or above only by examination.)
  2. BUS 105A**; CST 105*; ECO 201*, 202*, 250, 300*; ENG 101, ENG 102 or other approved ENG course; FIN 315; ISM 110, 280; MAT 120* or 191*; MGT 301*, 309*, 312, 330 or 331, 491; MKT 320; SCM 302
  3. Nine (9) s.h. of a foreign language*; see requirement details.

*MAT 120 or 191 fulfills GMT; CST 105 fulfills GRD; ECO 201 and 202 fulfill GSB; ECO 300, MGT 301, and foreign language fulfills 9–12 semester hours of GL/GN requirement; MGT 309 fulfills major WI and SI; CST 105 fulfills SI outside major.

**BUS 105A is for students entering UNCG as freshmen and must be taken during the first two semesters of enrollment.

IV Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 122 semester hours required for degree.