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Liberty International University

ACADEMICS - Accounting

PictureProgram Description

The undergraduate program is intended to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in an entry-level accounting position. It will also prepare you to sit for the CPA or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examinations. To help you understand the context in which accountants work, you will have the opportunity to acquire a solid background in economics, finance, management, law, information systems and quantitative methods. You can also earn up to 3 units of internship credit for approved real-world experience acquired during your degree program. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 overall GPA to be unconditionally admitted.

Program Requirements

To receive the bachelor of science in accounting a student must complete 123 units and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher in all courses, as well as in the courses designated as "required for the major." All degree-seeking undergraduate students must complete their English, mathematics, computer and critical thinking basic proficiency requirements within their first 27 units.

Diagnostic tests are given during the first week of ENGL 10A/B, ENGL 1A and MATH 10/20/30 to ensure your placement in the proper courses (see course descriptions for details). Each course listed carries three semester units of credit, unless otherwise noted. Prerequisites for a course, if any, are shown in the section on course descriptions.

LOWER-DIVISION REQUIREMENTS - 30 units BASIC PROFICIENCIES - 21 units


· CRTH 10 Critical Thinking
· ENGL 1A Expository Writing
· ENGL 1B Research Writing
· UGP 100 Gateway to Success
· MATH 30 College Algebra
· MATH 40 Statistics

One of the following:
· COMM 35 Speech Communication
· COMM 40 Understanding Communication

MAJOR FOUNDATION - 9 units
· ACCTG 1A Introductory Financial Accounting
· ECON 1 Principles of Microeconomics
· ECON 2 Principles of Macroeconomics

LIBERAL STUDIES CORE - 21 units

Arts
ARTS 105 Contemporary Arts and Culture or any other ARTS course offered
History
HIST 88 Business in World History or any other HIST course offered
Humanities
HUM 156 Business and Civilization or any other HUM course offered
Literature
LIT 150 Business in Literature or LIT 160 Business in Movies or any other LIT course offered
Philosophy
PHIL 125 Ethics in Personal and Professional Life or any other PHIL course offered
Science
SCI 125 Science, Technology and Social Change or any other SCI course offered
Social Sciences
SOSC 88 Leadership and New Social Demands or any other SOSC course offered

REQUIRED FOR THE MAJOR - 33 units

COURSES
· ACCTG 100A Intermediate Accounting I
· ACCTG 100B Intermediate Accounting II
· ACCTG 100C Intermediate Accounting III
· ACCTG 105 Cost Management
· ACCTG 108A Federal Income Tax I
· ACCTG 111 Auditing
· ACCTG 146 Business Law
· ACCTG 159 Accounting Research and Communication
· Three upper-division courses (9 units) with the ACCTG prefix

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - 18 units

COURSES
· FI 100 Financial Management
· ITM 113 Database Management Systems
· MATH 104 Applied Regression Analysis
· MGT 140 Management Principles
· OP 100 Principles of Operations Management

One of the following:
· ECON 103 Money and Banking
· FI 101 Strategic Decisions in Financing and Investing
· FI 106 International Corporate Finance
· FI 120 Investments
ELECTIVES - 21 units