UT Dallas 2021 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

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, William M. Cready, Umit G. Gurun, Stanimir Markov, Suresh Radhakrishnan

Associate Professors: Zhonglan Dai, Rebecca Files, Surya N. Janakiraman, Ningzhong Li, Maria Loumioti, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Naim Bugra Ozel, Gil Sadka, Jieying Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Yibin Zhou

Assistant Professors: Rafael Copat, Ying Huang, Jedson Pinto, Kirti Sinha

Clinical Professors: John Gamino

Professors of Instruction: Mary Beth Goodrich, Chris Linsteadt

Associate Professor of Instruction: Jennifer G. Johnson

Professors of Practice: Gregory Ballew, Tiffany A. Bortz

Associate Professors of Practice: Richard Bowen, Steven Solcher, Kathy Zolton

Senior Lecturer: Joseph Mauriello

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Communication Core courses (see advisor)

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5, 6

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Mathematics Core courses (see advisor)

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

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Government/Political Science Option courses (see advisor)

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours7

Choose one of the following:7

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences Core courses

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours7

Choose two of the following:7

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

or PHIL 2303 Introduction to Logic4

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from Component Area Option Core courses

II. Major Requirements: 75-78 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses: 15-18 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5, 6

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

or PHIL 2303 Introduction to Logic4

or OPRE 3340 Advanced Business Quantitative Methods3

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting3

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting3

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law3

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application

or MATH 2418 Linear Algebra

or CS 2305 Discrete Mathematics for Computing I

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

And two of the following:7

BA 1310 Making Choices in Free Market Systems3, 4

BA 1320 Business in a Global World3, 4

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

Major Core Courses: 27 semester credit hours

BCOM 1300 Introduction to Professionalism and Communication in Business8

or BCOM 3300 Professionalism and Communication in Business8

BCOM 4300 Managing Communications in Business

IMS 3310 International Business

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

or OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

Major Related Courses: 21 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

ACCT 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Accounting

or BPS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Business

or ENTP 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Entrepreneurship

or HMGT 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Healthcare Management

or ITSS 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Information Systems

or MKT 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Marketing

or OBHR 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Human Resource Management

or OPRE 4395 Capstone Senior Project - Supply Chain Management

Guided Electives: 12 semester credit hours9, 10, 11

A practicum experience of at least 160 working hours 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 4302 Accounting Research

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

NOTE: Course prerequisites must be met.

III. Elective Requirements: 0-3 semester credit hours

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

IMS 4335 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or ENTP 4340 Social Sector Entrepreneurship and Community Engagement

or MKT 4360 Social Marketing

or BA 4095 Social Sector Engagement and Community Outreach Practicum

Free electives may be used to fulfill remaining Elective 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 or MATH 2417 for MATH 1325. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2414 or MATH 2419 for MATH 1326.

6. In order to make timely degree progress, students should complete MATH 1325 or its equivalent by the end of their first semester at UT Dallas. Students who will not meet this requirement should contact their academic advisor to discuss their degree timeline.

7. Certain courses listed are prerequisites for major core, major concentration, or major related courses. Choose accordingly.

8. JSOM first-time-in-college freshmen are required to take BCOM 1300 in their first semester. Transfer students and students new to JSOM are required to take BCOM 3300 in their first semester.

9. 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 the Undergraduate Accounting Program Director or Accounting Associate Area Coordinator for approval.

10. 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.

11. 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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