Accounting & Finance

Accountancy Model Degree Plan

Fall 2013 - Current

These plans are to be used as guides and not to supersede University catalog requirements. The Model Degree Plan will differ for students at Quad Cities campus. Consult your Academic Advisor for details.

Semester One

  • CS 101, Introduction to Computers I (3 s.h.)
  • PSY 100, Introductory Psychology or SOC 100, Introduction to Sociology (3 s.h.)
  • ENG 180, College Writing I (3 s.h.)
  • Elective (Depending on Math placement) (3 s.h.)
  • Humanities (3 s.h.)
  • Human Well Being (1 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester Two

  • MATH 137, Applied Calculus I (3 s.h.)
  • Lab Science for General Education (4 s.h.)
  • Fine Arts Courses (3 s.h.)
  • Human Well Being (2 s.h.)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Requirement (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Three

  • ENG 280, College Writing II (3 s.h.)
  • STAT 171, General Elementary Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 201, Principles of Financial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ECON 231, Principles of Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • Multicultural Studies (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Four

  • CS 302, Spreadsheet and Database Applications (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 202, Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • ECON 232, Principles of Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • COMM 241, Introduction to Public Speaking or COMM 242, Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 s.h.)
  • Any Elective (2 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester Five

  • ACCT 341, Intermediate Accounting I (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 351, Management Accounting (3 s.h.)
  • MGT 349, Principles of Management (3 s.h.)
  • BCOM 320, Business Communications (3 s.h.)
  • Any Elective (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Six

  • ACCT 342, Intermediate Accounting II (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 371, Principles of Taxation (3 s.h.)
  • IS 340, Introduction to Information Systems (3 s.h.)
  • MKTG 327, Marketing Principles (3 s.h.)
  • FIN 331, Financial Management I (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Seven

  • Accountancy Electives (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 441, Advanced Accounting I (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 451, Accounting Systems and Control (3 s.h.)
  • DS 303, Applied Business Forecasting and Regression Analysis (3 s.h.)
  • BL 431, The Law of Commercial Transactions (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester Eight

  • MGT 490, Business Strategy (3 s.h.)
  • ACCT 480, Financial Auditing (3 s.h.)
  • Directed Elective for Accountancy (3 s.h.)
  • Accountancy Electives (3 s.h.)
  • MGT 481, Management and Society: Ethics and Social Responsibility (3 s.h.)
  • Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 120

Model Degree Plans

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