Degree: Bachelor of Science
Total Hours: 120
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is designed to provide students with the education requirements to become entry-level accountants in public accounting, industry, nonprofit organizations, and government. The curriculum encompasses the accounting authoritative literature and the preparation of financial statements for issuance to the public. Students in this program often seek to become a CPA and will require them to pursue a graduate degree to meet the educational qualifications to sit for the CPA in Texas.
Dual Degree in Accounting - B.S.-M.S.PA
Current law requires 150 college credit hours to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in the state of Texas. To help students meet this requirement, the graduate college provides dual enrollment in the B.S.-M.S.PA. This enables a timely completion of an internship that offers greater opportunities for initial employment and career success. In addition to the exceptions to the general requirements for admission referred to above, those seeking a dual degree in accounting may apply and be admitted to the M.S.PA prior to completing a bachelor's degree. Applicants must:
- complete at least 75 hours (must complete 12 hours of upper-level accounting courses including ACCT 3320 Intermediate Accounting II)
- have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in all undergraduate accounting courses at the time of admittance and maintain an accounting GPA of 3.0 throughout the undergraduate program
- have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0 at the time of admittance and throughout the program.