UT Dallas 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Accounting (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

View an Example of Degree Requirements by Semester


I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History core courses (see advisor)

Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

II. Major Requirements: 74 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses: 15 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting3

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting3

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law3

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis3

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application3, 6

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Major Core Courses: 29 semester credit hours

BA 1100 Business Basics and ACCT 3100 Professional Development7

or ACCT 3200 Introduction to Business Professional Development and Business Communication7

BCOM 3310 Business Communication

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

IMS 3310 International Business

Major Related Courses: 18 semester credit hours

ACCT 3331 Intermediate Financial Accounting I

ACCT 3332 Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACCT 3341 Cost Management Systems

ACCT 3350 Fundamentals of Taxation

ACCT 4334 Auditing

ACCT 4342 Analysis and Design of Accounting Systems

Guided Electives: 12 semester credit hours8, 9, 10

A practicum experience is required; the student has the option of zero to 3 semester credit hours, depending on the particular internship, and preference for additional electives.

ACCT 4V80 Professional Internship in Accounting

BA 4090 Management Internship

Choose from the following to fulfill remaining Guided Elective semester credit hours:

ACCT 3322 Integrated Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 4301 Database Systems

ACCT 4336 Financial Statement Analysis

ACCT 4337 Business Valuation

ACCT 4340 Survey of Accounting Software

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning

FIN 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance

FIN 3380 International Financial Management

FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling

ITSS 4340 Enterprise Resource Planning

OPRE 4350 Spreadsheet Modeling and Analytics

III. Elective Requirements: 4 semester credit hours

Free Electives: 4 semester credit hours

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

4. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

5. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

6. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

7. JSOM freshmen are required to take BA 1100 and ACCT 3100. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take ACCT 3200.

8. Students may use up to 6 semester credit hours of graduate level accounting courses to satisfy undergraduate accounting electives if fast-track eligibility requirements are met. Students interested in this option must see John Barden, Undergraduate Accounting Program Director or Tiffany Bortz, Associate Area Coordinator for approval.

9. Students admitted to the Professional Program in Accounting will be required to register for a one-credit hour elective in the spring semester of the junior year.

10. CPA Requirements: The following accounting electives may be used to satisfy the 30 Accounting Hours Requirement for the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy: ACCT 3322, ACCT 4336, ACCT 4337, and ACCT 4V80.

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