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B.S. Accountancy

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Norfolk State University
Bachelor of Science in Accountancy

The Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy requires a minimum of 122 hours of undergraduate work. However, after July 1, 2006, the Commonwealth of Virginia will require 150 of education to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. The courses required of all accounting majors are as follows (all carry three credit hours except BAD 450 which carries one credit hour)


Business Core

Students who pursue a B.S. degree in either Accountancy or Business must complete the following core courses that are listed below. These courses are intended to give the student a fundamental understanding of the essential areas of business management. Students should complete all lower-level (100 and 200-level series) Core courses prior to enrolling in courses numbered 300 or higher.

Core Courses
ACC 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACC 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 175 Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship 3
BUS 281 Legal Environment for Business 3
BUS 330 Business Communications 3
BUS 270 Business Statistics 3
BUS 376 Statistics and Quantitative Methods 3
ECN 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
BUS 387 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
BUS 360 Corporate Finance 3
BUS 365 Organizational Behavior &Theory 3
BUS 476 Operations Management 3
BUS 478 Strategic Management 3
BUS 375 Management Information Systems and E-Commerce 3
BUS 366 Principles of Marketing 3
Total Degree Hours Required 48