2024-2025 University Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog

Accounting, B.A.

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The Accounting Major provides both technical accounting, financial skills, and the broad functional business background necessary to succeed in this challenging career field. New financial instruments and accounting pronouncements are being developed constantly. Tax laws are ever changing. While Accounting expertise is critical, managers in the field must make recommendations and decisions with the ‘big picture’ in mind and communicate information in an open and understandable way to both external and internal users.

Minimum Total Credits Required: 74

Additional Requirements

^ Minimum grade requirement of B- is required for ACC 211  and ACC 321 .

Students majoring in Accounting must also meet these requirements:

  1. At least six (6) courses at the 300-400 level must be completed in the Carmel Boyer School of Business at Baldwin Wallace University.
  2. Students planning to attend graduate school are encouraged to take calculus.
  3. A maximum of 4 semester hours of a D grade in a required Business course may be counted toward the major.

Residency Note:

*ACC 245 ,321 ,322 ,407 ,408 ,418 ,419 , & 432  must be taken at BW. Transfer is permitted for ACC 316 . Any other upper level accounting elective will be evaluated for equivalency into the required Undergraduate Accounting Major curriculum.  No transfer course if taken outside a 5 year window from semester start or not meeting minimum grade requirements will be accepted. Petitions for exception to this policy must be made to the Accounting Program Director.

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