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(Archive) Professional Accountancy (P ACC)

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 1998
End Date: Spring Semester 2000

PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY (P ACC) - (ARCHIVE)

Professor Stephen Schappe, Director of Undergraduate Studies, School of Business Administration

This major helps students prepare for careers in auditing and public accounting, industrial and managerial accounting, and in governmental and non-public accounting. It also provides a sound background for students who plan to pursue graduate studies in accounting or related fields. Students who complete the prescribed courses and earn a bachelor of science degree will satisfy the academic requirements. Graduates may also elect to pursue other professional certifications, including certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFA), and Certified Government Financial Manger (DGFM). Because the Harrisburg are is the center of industry and economic development for south-central Pennsylvania students are provided with many opportunities to experience the world of business.

Total credits required for graduation: 122 credits

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem:1-2)

General Education: 46 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin)

Non-Business Electives: 12 Credits

Semester 1-4 Completed at another location
ENGL 015 GWS(3) or 030 GWS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ENGL 202A GWS(3) or 202B GWS(3) or 202C GWS(3) or 202D GWS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
SPCOM 100 GWS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
MATH 110 GQ(3) or 140 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
M I S 103 or CMPSC 203 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
MSIS or STAT 200 GQ(3) (Sem: 1-4)
M I S 100(3) or 204(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ECON 002 GS(3) & 004 GS(3) (Sem: 1-4)
ACCTG 211(4) (Sem: 1-4)
B A 243(3) or B LAW 243(3) (Sem: 1-4)

Additional Courses
Science (GN) (9 Credits) (Sem: 1-8)
Arts (GA) (6 Credits) (Sem: 1-8)
Humanities (GH) (6 Credits) (Sem: 1-8)
Health Sciences & Physical Ed (GHS) & (GPE) (4 Credit) (Sem: 1-4)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR:

Business Core Requirements: (21 Credits)
BUS 361(3), 364(3), 462(3), FINAN 320(3), INFSY 390(3), (Sem: 5-8)
MNGMT 310(3) MRKT 370 (3) (Sem: 5-8)

Accounting Requirements: (24 Credits)
P ACC 340(3), 400(3), 401(3), 300(3), 310(3), 420(3), 430(3), 435(3) (Sem: 3-6)

Business Electives: (6 Credits)
BUS 200(3) to 499(3), FINAN 200(3) to 499(3), (Sem: 1-8)
INFSY 200 to 499(3), MNGMT 200(3) to 499(3) (Sem: 1-8)
MRKT 200(3) to 499(3) (Sem: 1-8)

 


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The University reserves the right to change the requirements and regulations listed here and to determine whether a student has satisfactorily met its requirements for admission or graduation, and to reject any applicant for any reason the University determines to be material to the applicant's qualifications to pursue higher education. Nothing in this material should be considered a guarantee that completion of a program and graduation from the University will result in employment.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 1998

Review Date: 7/1/98

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