Accounting

Typical Four-Year Program of Study

Program of Study Without Spring Internship: The program of study below is designed primarily for the student who enters prebusiness during the first year and maintains GPA admission requirements.

First Year (0-29 hrs.)
1st Semester s.h. 2nd Semester s.h.
10:001 Rhetoric 4 10:002 Rhetoric 4
22M:017 Calculus & Matrix Algebra for Business 4 22S:008 Statistics for Business 4
Social Science - excluding ECON:1100/6E:001 and ECON:1200/6E:002 3 ECON:1100/6E:001 Principles of Microeconomics 4
Historical Perspectives 3 Elective 3
Total 14 Total 15
Second Year (30-59 hrs.)
1st Semester s.h. 2nd Semester s.h.
ACCT:2100/6A:001 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 ACCT:2200/6A:002 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON:1200/6E:002 Principles of Macroeconomics 4 Global and Cultural Studies 3
Humanities 3 8G:001 Interpretation of Literature 3
ECON:2800/6E:071 Statistics for Strategy Problems 3 MGMT:2000/6J:047 Introduction to Law 3
Natural Sciences (lab not required) 3 MSCI:2000/6K:070 Computer Analysis 3
Total 16 Total 15
Third Year (60-89 hrs.)
1st Semester s.h. 2nd Semester s.h.
ACCT:3200/6A:131 Income Measurement & Asset Valuation 3 ACCT:3300/6A:132 Valuation of Financial Claims 3
ACCT:3400/6A:133 Introduction to Taxation 3 MSCI:3100/6K:180 Applied Information Systems 3
ACCT:3100/6A:150 Professional Orientation Seminar 1 MGMT:2100/6J:048 Introduction to Management 3
FIN:3000/6F:100 Introduction to Financial Management 3 MKTG:3000/6M:100 Introduction to Marketing Strategy 3
BUS:3000/6B:100 Business Communication and Protocol 3 ACCT:4200/6A:130 Accounting for Management Analysis and Control or Elective 3
ACCT:4200/6A:130 Accounting for Management Analysis and Control or Elective 3    
Total 16 Total 15
Fourth Year (90+ hrs.)
1st Semester s.h. 2nd Semester s.h.
ACCT:4100/6A:144 Auditing 3 ACCT:4200/6A:130 Accounting for Management Analysis and Control or Elective 3
MSCI:3000/6K:100 Operations Management 3 ACCT:4300/6A:148 Business Law 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Elective 3 Elective 3
Total 15 Total 15

 

OPTIONAL ACCOUNTING ELECTIVES DURING SENIOR YEAR:
ACCT:3500/6A:141 Advanced Tax Topics
ACCT:4400/6A:145 Advanced Financial Accounting

An Iowa undergraduate who plans to continue on to the M.Ac. Program with a MIS area of specialty and who is not beginning the M.Ac. Program in the summer session, should take MSCI:3020/6K:126 Introduction to Programming as an undergraduate elective.