Degree Requirements for an Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Accounting Degree

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Retention in and Graduation from the Program
Students must fulfill the following conditions to continue enrollment in the Accelerated BBA/MBA 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.
B.B.A. /M.B.A
Semester Hours
Developing A Christian Mind
  DCM 2301
  ECON 2301 and 2302
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts
  FINE 1306 
Foundations for Excellence
  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).
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
  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
  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)
  One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics
  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)
  POLS 2301 American National Government required of all students.  An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Psychology or Sociology
  COMA 1302
Business Core
  ACCT 2301, 2302; FINA 3301; MANA 3301(S-L), 3305, 3306, 3308, 4301; MISM 3301; and MRKT 3301
Accounting Major

ACCT 3300Survey of Accounting Systems

ACCT 3301Intermediate Financial Accounting I*
ACCT 3302Intermediate Financial Accounting II
ACCT 3304Managerial Cost Accounting*
ACCT 3323Income Taxation of Individuals*
ACCT 4301Advanced Financial Accounting

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

ACCT 6330   Taxation Planning and Research

ACCT 6335   Financial Statement Analysis

ACCT 6355  Case Studies in Advanced Accounting Topics

Select two (2) courses from the electives below:

ACCT 6343  Accounting for Government and NFP Entities

ACCT 6345  Fraud and Forensic Accounting

ACCT 6346  Advanced Auditing (S-L)

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

MBA Business Core

FINA 6301  Corporate Finance

MANA 6302 Quantitative Analysis for Managers

MANA 6310 Leadership in Management

MANA 6320 Business Ethics

MANA 6341   Strategic Management Decisions (Capstone) (S-L)

MISM 6314  Management Information Systems

MRKT 6301 Creative Problem Solving for Marketing Decisions (S-L)

Minimum 150

Permission to pursue the Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree:  BBA/MBA


Students wishing to pursue the BBA/MBA accounting program should file a Statement of Commitment during the spring semester of the junior year (after 75 semester hours) following completion of ACCT 3301.


The Statement of Commitment must be signed by the undergraduate advisor, a full-time accounting professor, the MBA Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Business.


The Statement of Commitment must be signed by the undergraduate advisor, a full-time accounting professor, the MBA Program Director, and the Dean of the College of Business.

- The accelerated BBA Accounting/MBA Accounting degree plan must be completed and signed by the undergraduate advisor and a full-time accounting professor.

Students must be advised by a full-time accounting professor prior to enrollment in each semester.


Students must apply to and be accepted in the MBA program at the completion of 96 semester hours (including current enrollment).

Permission to pursue the Accelerated BBA/MBA accounting program does not guarantee admission to graduate courses. Once students have completed 96 semester hours, they may apply for admission into Graduate School. Students may not enroll in 6000 level courses prior to admission by the Graduate School.

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

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