Bachelor of Accountancy

Required 120 credit hours (36 of which must be numbered 300 or above) including:

I. Essential Studies Requirements (see University ES listing).

II. Choose one of the following: MATH 103, MATH 146, or MATH 165

III. College of Business and Public Administration Requirements:

ACCT 200Elements of Accounting I3
ACCT 201Elements of Accounting II3
ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON 210Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics3
ISBA 217Fundamentals of Computer Information Systems3
FIN 310Principles of Financial Management3
MGMT 300Principles of Management3
MGMT 301Operations Management3
MRKT 305Marketing Foundations3
MGMT 475Strategic Management3
Total Credits33

IV. Major Requirements:

ACCT 301Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 300Advanced Spreadsheet Applications3
ACCT 302Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 309Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 320Cost Accounting3
ACCT 405Assurance Services3
ACCT 411Foundations of Federal Taxation3
ACCT 416Business Law for Accountants3
Select two of the following:6
Fund Accounting
Advanced Accounting
Independent Assurance
Federal Individual Income Tax
Advanced Tax
Contemporary Issues in Accounting
The Literature of Accounting
Select at least 3 credits from the following experiential accounting courses:3
Intro to Accounting Careers
Cooperative Education
Service Learning in Accounting with VITA
Accounting Internship
or other courses with approval of Accountancy Department Chair
Total Credits33

V.  College of Business & Public Administration Graduation Requirements:

  1. Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 (including transfer credits)
  2. Earn a minimum UND GPA of 2.00
  3. Earn a minimum GPA of 2.50 for all courses that apply toward the major (including transfer credits)
  4. At least half of the business courses that apply toward the degree and major must be from UND

Please note: Graduation with 120 credits does NOT satisfy all eligibility requirements for taking the CPA exam (150 credit hours are required)!  Students interested in pursuing the CPA certification are encouraged to pursue the ABM or combined Bachelor/Master of Accountancy program. Specific requirements to sit for the CPA exam vary by jurisdiction.  Students are thus encouraged to check requirements in the jurisdiction in which they plan to sit for the exam and choose electives and degree options accordingly.