Nov 26, 2022  
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 LSUA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, BS


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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BACC) equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary for managing a company or an organization’s financial information and tax documents. Accounting graduates pursue a variety of paths after graduation. Most seek careers in public accounting (including auditing, tax preparation, and business consulting) and private accounting (including financial accounting, management accounting, and internal auditing). Some continue their education and earn a Master of Science in Accounting or a Master of Business Administration with (or without) a concentration in Accounting. Others attend law school.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to prepare financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  2. Students will be able to identify appropriate managerial and business issues essential to analyzing accounting data.

  3. Students will be able to analyze auditing standards and acceptable practices in accordance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.

  4. Students will be able to examine topics important to the taxation of individuals and business entities. 

  5. Students will be able to examine ethical issues significant to the accounting profession. 

Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
U.S. World Headquarters
11520 West 119th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
Phone: (913) 339-9356

Admission Requirements

Students must meet all requirements for admission to the university. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting has no separate or special admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

  1. Students must complete all of the requirements pertaining to baccalaureate degrees as specified in Degree Requirements 

  2. A maximum of four hours of KINS activity courses can be counted for the degree. KINS professional courses are not included in this four-hour limit.

  3. Students are required to make a grade of “C” or higher in each Business Core and Accounting Major course. 

Degree Audit

A fillable degree audit for students and their academic advisors is available here.

Total Credits: 120


General Education Requirements


See list of approved courses in the General Education  section of the catalog.

Total Credits: 6


Social Sciences


Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 6


Natural Sciences


Students must take either six hours of biology and three hours of physical science or six hours of physical science (in a single discipline) and three hours of biology.

Total Credits: 9


Humanities


Total Credits: 9


Fine Arts


Total Credits: 3


Total Credits: 39


Total Credits: 30


Total Credits: 39


Additional Requirements


Total Credits: 12


Suggested Sequence of Courses


Suggested Sequence of Courses   

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