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.
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)
|BUSINESS CORE (39 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|
|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 nova.edu/academic-affairs/experiential-learning for additional information.
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.
The three plus one-year plan of study is for students in the dual-admit B.S.B.A. / M.Acc. program.