Accounting Major
Bachelor of Science Degree (BS)


Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require prior completion of the "Business Foundations" - ACTG 2010, ECON SS2010, ECON SS2020, IST 2010, and QUAN SI2600. All Accounting courses numbered above 3000 require Business Foundations except ACTG 3110 and 3400. (Refer to John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics' Requirements.)


Not required.

Grade Requirements

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of "C-" or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundations GPA, the overall business and economics GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.

Credit Hour Requirements

A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation.


Advisement is strongly encouraged for all GSBE majors and minors through the GSBE Advising Center.

Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for all business majors, minors, emphases, and certificates. To be admitted, students must register for and complete BSAD 2899. Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the GSBE Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534,

General Education

Refer to General Requirements for the Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Accounting major also will satisfy general education requirements: ENGL EN1010 and ENGL EN2010 (Composition); MATH QL1050 (Quantitative Literacy); BTNY LS1403 ( Life Science); ECON SS2010 or ECON SS2020 (Social Science); ECON AI1740 is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.

Course Requirements for Bachelor of Science Degree

4 year course sequence (based on math placement)

Course Descriptions

Please remember, students will not be allowed to register for a class if they have not met the required prerequisite(s)

The suggested course sequence is provided to assist students in planning their schedules. Use this only as a guideline and be sure to consult with an advisor.