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Accounting Degree Requirements

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Retention in and Graduation from the Program

Students must fulfill the following conditions to continue enrollment in the 4-year BBA accounting major and graduate from the program:

  • Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 and a GPA of 3.0 in upper-level accounting coursework.
  • Students must be advised by a full-time accounting professor before enrollment each semester.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
B.B.A.
Semester Hours
Developing A Christian Mind
3
  DCM 2301  
Economics
6
  ECON 2301 and 2302
English
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts
3
  FINE 1306
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all first year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
Mathematics
6
  MATH 1307 and 1308 [eMAT Advising Tool required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite].
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
Religion
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment
Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required of all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
Speech
3
  COMA 1302
Business Core
33
  ACCT 2301, 2302; FINA 3301; MANA 3301 (S-L), 3305, 3306, 3308, 4301, 4320; MISM 3301; and MRKT 3301
Accounting Major
27
 

ACCT 3300Survey of Accounting Systems

ACCT 3301   Intermediate Financial Acctg I*
ACCT 3302Intermediate Financial Acctg II

ACCT 3304Managerial Cost Accounting*
ACCT 3323Income Taxation of Individuals*
ACCT 4301Advanced Financial Accounting

ACCT 4302   Income Taxation of Entities
ACCT 4304Auditing (S-L)
ACCT 4332Financial Accounting Theory

*Prior to taking ACCT 3301, ACCT 3304, or ACCT 3323, students must complete MATH 1307 or the mathematics requirement for this degree plan.

Electives
3 - 9
  Upper-level business electives  

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

 
(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
 

Minor in Accounting

For a minor in accounting, the following courses are required:
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting

and 9 semester hours of upper-level electives within accounting.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University:

DBU requires a minimum cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0 (comprised of transfer and DBU hours). 

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320 Strategies and Problems. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the course work of MANA 4320.

DBU also offers an Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's degree program (BBA in Accounting/MBA in Accounting) for qualifying undergraduate students. This program is designed to prepare the student who wishes to pursue certification as a public accountant (CPA). For degree plan requirements, refer to the Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs section in the catalog.

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