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Accounting

 

ACCOUNTING – Suggested Course Sequence

First Year:
ACC 201
ACC 202
ECO 150
MTH 131 or BA 160
 
Sophomore:
ACC 305
ACC 306
ECO 220
BA 225
ACC 2-credit courses
Junior:
ACC 300
ACC 310
ACC 320
BA 310
ACC 2-credit courses
Senior:
ACC 410
ACC 601
BA 370
 
ACC 2-credit courses

Professional Certifications in Accounting

Pennsylvania’s State Board of Accountancy follows the national educational standard for granting a CPA license by requiring 150 semester hours of undergraduate or graduate level courses. At least 36 hours must be in accounting and accounting related subjects such as auditing, tax, finance, and business law. Westminster accounting majors planning to become licensed CPAs can achieve 150 hours in four years by working closely with their accounting advisor beginning in their freshman year.

Accounting Minor Course Requirements

Accounting Courses:

ACC 201
Principles of Accounting I
F
 
ACC 202
Principles of Accounting II
S
ACC 201
ACC 305
Intermediate Accounting I
F
ACC 202
ACC 306
Intermediate Accounting II
S
ACC 305

Eight Semester Hours of THE FOLLOWING 4 SH AND 2 SH COURSES:

4 SH Courses:

ACC 300
Cost Accounting
F
ACC 202, MTH 131
ACC 310
Federal Income Taxation
F
ACC 202
ACC 320
Corporation & Partnership Taxation
S
ACC 310 or School Consent
ACC 410
Auditing
F
ACC 306
ACC 601
Preparing for the Profession (Capstone)
S
ACC 410 or School Consent

2 SH Courses:

ACC 331
Accounting Information Systems
SO
ACC 202
ACC 332
Forensic Accounting
FE
ACC 202 & JR/SR
ACC 341
Governmental Accounting
FO
ACC 202
ACC 342
Not-for-Profit Accounting
SE
ACC 202
ACC 351
Accounting Theory
S
ACC 306
ACC 352
Advanced Accounting
S
ACC 351
Total Credits (24)
 
 
 

 

Accounting - Major Course Requirements

Accounting Courses:

ACC 201
Principles of Accounting I
F
 
ACC 202
Principles of Accounting II
S
ACC 201
ACC 300
Cost Accounting
F
ACC 202
ACC 305
Intermediate Accounting I
F
ACC 202
ACC 306
Intermediate Accounting II
S
ACC 305
ACC 310
Federal Income Taxation
F
ACC 202
ACC 320
Corporation & Partnership Taxation
S
ACC 310 or School Consent
ACC 410
Auditing
F
ACC 306
ACC 601
Preparing for the Profession (Capstone)
S
ACC 410 or School Consent

Business Courses:

BA 225
Management Information Systems
F & S
ACC 201 or BA 140 or ECO 150
BA 310
Organizations and Management
F & S
ECO 150 & JR/SR
BA 370
Business Law
F & S
SOPH

Economics Courses:

ECO 150
Economic Reasoning
F & S
 
ECO 220
Statistics
F & S
BA 160

Other Supporting Courses:

BA 160 or MTH 131
Personal Financial Decisions or Applied Calculus
 
 

Two of the Following Six 2-SH Courses

ACC 331
Accounting Information Systems
SO
ACC 202
ACC 332
Forensic Accounting
FE
ACC 202 & ≥ 46 credits
ACC 341
Governmental Accounting
FO
ACC 202
ACC 342
Not-for-Profit Accounting
SE
ACC 202
ACC 351
Accounting Theory
S
ACC 306
ACC 352
Advanced Accounting
S
ACC 351
Total Credits (64)
 
 
 

 

First Year Program

INQ 111
Intro to Liberal Arts
 
 
WRI 111
Writing
 
 
SPE 111
Intro to Public Communications
 
 
WST 101 (1 SH)
Westminster 101
 
 

IPs(enter specific courses below)

FL:
Foreign Language thru 201
 
 
HC:
Humanity and Culture
 
 
QR:
Quantitative Reasoning
 
 
RP:
Religious and Philosophical Thought
 
 
SD:
Scientific Discovery
 
 
ST:
Social Thought and Tradition
 
 
VP:
Visual and Performing Arts
 
 

Cluster (enter course pair below)

CL 1:
 
 
 
CL 2:
 
 
 
Total All Credits (125)