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B.S.B.A. In Accounting Curriculum

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Gain essential skills and practical knowledge for success with our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting. This program provides a strong foundation in key business areas while focusing on accounting coursework, preparing you for the CPA exam and opening doors to diverse career paths in public, private, or governmental accounting.

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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

General Education Requirements (30 Credits)

Freshmen 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. ExEL units include curricular and co-curricular experiential education opportunities, such as faculty-mentored research, ExEL coursework, travel exploration, and internships. Learn more about ExEL

Business Core (42 credits)
ACT 2021 Foundations of Managerial Accounting 3 credits
ACT 2031 Foundations of Financial Accounting 3 credits
BUS 2000 Professional Success 1 1 credit
BUS 3000 Professional Success 2 1 credit
BUS 3700 Professional Success 3 1 credit
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
Program Electives (12 credits) Students will complete 12 credits of program electives. Program electives are any courses offered by HCBE. Students are encouraged to work with their advisor to pursue a minor using the program electives to enhance career opportunities.

For course descriptions, please visit Course Wizard

Current students: Please consult your Academic Adviser for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Adviser 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

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