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Department of Accounting
Bachelor of Arts or Science in Accounting:
Well grounded in the foundations of modern business theory and practices, the Accounting degree at Methodist University prepares students for career paths in a wide range of industries. Students will focus on general business knowledge and market fundamentals before moving on to more advanced study of accounting principles, individual and corporate taxation, asset management, and cost control. Students completing the degree requirements in Accounting will find themselves well prepared for the workplace or graduate study. Accounting majors are among the most sought after and well compensated graduates in today’s business world, and the continued expansion of global commerce will only increase demand.
The Accounting degree program, like all Reeves School of Business programs, places an emphasis on practical application of theory and principles to prepare students to succeed in the workplace. Students will work in teams to develop their abilities in accounting as well as leadership and management. Student/ Professor collaboration on research, community enrichment projects, and cultural exploration foster an increased sense of community and real world scholarship.
Like all Reeves School of Business majors, the Accounting degree can be paired with a concentration in Health Care Administration; PGA Golf Management; Professional Tennis Management; Resort, Club, and Hospitality Management; and Sport Management.
Requirements for the major in Accounting: In addition to the foundation core and the professional core courses required of all majors in the Reeves School of Business, the following courses are required: ACC 254, ACC 341, ACC 342, ACC 345, ACC 385, ACC 386, ACC 490, plus 6 s.h. of accounting electives. All Accounting courses must be passed with a grade of C or better to recieve a degree in Accounting.
(Note: For those planning to take the Certified Public Accountant exam, ACC 463 and ACC 481 are recommended. An elective course for any Reeves School of Business major may only be used to meet the requirements of one major. A required class in any Reeves School of Business major may not be used as an elective for another Reeves School of Business major.)
Sample Four Year Plan: View
Requirements for the minor in Accounting: ACC 251, ACC 253, ACC 254, ACC 341, and ACC 342 and 6 s.h. of accounting electives.
Requirements for the A.A. Concentration: ACC 251, ACC 253, ACC 254, ACC 341, and ACC 342 and 6 s.h. of accounting electives.
Writing-Enrichment Courses: ACC 490, BUS 352
Computer Intensive Courses: ACC 254, BUS 225 or CSC 100
Ethics Course: ACC 490
Department of Accounting Courses: View