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B.S.B.A. In Accounting Curriculum

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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting major will give you the skills and practical knowledge that are essential to your success. 

Our curriculum will give you a strong foundation in key business areas, such as administration and operations, with a focus on accounting coursework at the introductory and intermediate levels. Upon successful completion of the program, you’ll also be prepared to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, so you can start growing your career in public, private, or governmental accounting. You can also continue to the M.B.A. graduate business program to take your career to the next level.

IMA Seal

Congratulations to the Huizenga College of Business’ Bachelor of Science Accounting program for earning the endorsement under the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Higher Education Endorsement Program. This mark of approval by the IMA is for the quality of our management accounting curriculum. IMA is proud to recognize the College and the education we provide our students.

Total credits: 120

Freshman must successfully complete the First-Year Seminar (UNIV 1000 3 credits) in their first semester at NSU. Students are required to earn six qualified experiential education (ExEL*) units for graduation

General Education Requirements (30 Credits)

ACT 2020 Foundations of Accounting 1  3 credits
ACT 2030 Foundations of Accounting 2 3 credits
FIN 3010 Corporation Finance   3 credits
INB 3550 International Business   3 credits
ISM 3660 Management Information Systems   3 credits
MGT 2050 Principles of Management   3 credits
MGT 2150 Business Law I   3 credits
MGT 4170 Organizational Behavior   3 credits
MGT 4880 Business Strategy and Policy   3 credits
MKT 3050 Marketing Principles and Application   3 credits
OPS 3880 Operations Management   3 credits
QNT 2880 Introduction to Business Analytics and Decision Making   3 credits
Choose one:
ACT 3990 Business Internship   3 credits
ACT 4966 Study Abroad Experience   3 credits
Accounting Major Courses (30 credits)
ACT 3030 Cost Management   3 credits
ACT 3050 Intermediate Accounting I   3 credits
ACT 3060 Intermediate Accounting II   3 credits
ACT 3070 Intermediate Accounting III   3 credits
TXX 3110 Federal Taxation I   3 credits
ACT 3150 Business Law II for Accountants   3 credits
ACT 4010 Advanced Accounting   3 credits
ACT 4050 Accounting Information Systems   3 credits
TXX 4110 Federal Taxation II   3 credits
ACT 4210 Auditing I   3 credits

Open Electives (21 credits)

*ExEL units include curricular and co-curricular experiential education opportunities, such as faculty-mentored research, ExEL coursework, travel exploration, and internships. Please refer to the ExEL website at for additional information.

Contact Us for additional information or proceed to our Application for Admission.
Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

4-Year Plan of Study

The four-year plan of study, provided here, is intended to assist students in planning their schedule for their four years at NSU. This document presents an overall idea of the order in which courses might be taken in a four-year plan during a student's college career and are intended for use with academic advising services.

2021-2022 4-Year Plan of Study
2022-2023 4-Year Plan of Study
2023-2024 4-Year Plan of Study


3+1 Plan of Study

The three plus one year plan of study is for students in the dual-admit B.S.B.A. / M.Acc. program.

2021-2022 3+1 Plan of Study
2022-2023 3+1 Plan of Study
2023-2024 3+1 Plan of Study

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the B.S.B.A. Accounting major curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.338.4723 or contact our Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Business Core Courses

Accounting Major Courses

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