BBA/MBA IN PUBLIC ACCOUNTING CURRICULUM

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UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM

UNIVERSITY CORE (53 credits)

Foundation Requirements (19-28 credits)
ENG 110 Composition (Can test out) (0-3)
ENG 120 Critical Writing (4)
ENG 201 Writing in the Disciplines (3)
COM 200 Public Speaking (3)
MAT 104 Finite Mathematics (3)
Foundation Science Course w/Lab (3)
Computing: CIS 101 or TS 105 (3-4)

Second Language Proficiency (0-6 credits)
Two Language courses* selected from: ARA/ASL/CHI/FRE/ITA/JPN/POR/RUS/SPA
Students starting a new language must complete 101 and 102 (0-3).

*See second language placement policy.

Areas of Knowledge (AOK) - Minimum 25 credits
Lubin majors qualify for an in-depth sequence in Quantitative Reasoning and are required to take MAT 117 to satisfy AOK HSN. Therefore, only one course from each AOK area is required.

Lubin Foundation Requirements in Quantitative Reasoning (13 credits)
(In-depth sequence in Quantitative Reasoning plus MAT 117)
ECO 105 Macroeconomics (3)
ECO 106 Microeconomics (3)
COM 200 Public Speaking (3)
MAT 111 Elementary Calculus I (3)
MAT 117 Elementary Statistics (4) (Prerequisite: MAT 104)

Note: A maximum of 2 courses with same prefix may be taken to fulfill AOKs. Additional ECO/ MAT courses may NOT be applied to AOKs.

Western Heritage - WH (formerly AOK 2) (3)
World Traditions and Cultures - WTC (formerly AOK 3) (3)
Humanistic and Creative Expressions - HCE (formerly AOK 4) (3)
Analysis of Human, Social, and Natural Phenomena - HSN (formerly AOK 5) (3)

Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives (0-9 credits)

BUSINESS CORE (14 credits)
ACC 203 Financial Accounting* (4)
ACC 204 Managerial Accounting* (4) (Prerequisite: ACC 203)
LAW 150 Business Law I (3)
MGT 150 Managerial and Organizational Concepts (3)

Note: FIN 260, MAR 201, MGT 226, and MGT 490 are not required in the Combined BBA/MBA program. Graduate courses covering these areas will be taken as part of the MBA requirements.

Major Undergraduate Requirements (15 credits)
ACC 301 Intermediate Accounting I (4) (Prerequisites: ACC 203, ACC 204)
ACC 302 Intermediate Accounting II (4) (Prerequisites: ACC 301)
ACC 319 Cost Accounting (4) (Prerequisite: ACC 204)
ACC 375 Accounting Information Systems (3) (Prerequisites: ACC 301, CIS 101)

*ACC 203 and ACC 204 are calculated in major GPA.

A minimum 2.00 major GPA is required for graduation.

Auxuliary Courses (13 credits)
LAW 360 Advanced Business Law (4)
TAX 250 Federal Income Tax I (3)
TAX 311 Federal Income Tax II (3)
CIS 122L Advanced Spreadsheet Skills (3)

OPEN ELECTIVES (9 credits)
UNV 101* or Open Elective
BUS 255 Professional Planning/Practice for Internship and Careers
CE/AOK I

* Transfer students are exempt from UNV 101.

Required Core Learning Experiences
Select any courses w/attribute: LC, WE, CE. Credits are applied to AOK Core, Business Core, Major, Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives, or Open Electives.

One Learning Community (LC)
Two Writing - Enhanced Courses (WE)
One Civic Engagement and Public Values Course (CE) (formerly AOK 1)
Two *LPP Professional Experiences

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE CREDITS: = 104

GRADUATE CURRICULUM

Graduate prerequisites are listed next to each course in the parentheses and their undergraduate equivalents are also listed where appropriate.

CPA REVIEW COURSES (Non-credit)
ACC 060A CPA Review - Financial Accounting Reporting (FAR) (0)
ACC 060B CPA Review - Auditing and Attestation (AUD) (0)

FOUNDATION COURSES (15 credits)
MBA 806 Driving Marketing Performance (3)
MBA 810 Business Analytics and Statistics (3)
MBA 812 Managing Operations and Projects (3)
MBA 808 Essentials of Financial Management (3)
MBA 816 Disruptive Technologies and Innovation (3)

PROFESSIONAL CORE COURSES (9 credits)
MBA 814 Leading and Managing Teams (3)
MBA 802 Business Economics for Decision Making (3)
MBA 818 Global Business, Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)

REQUIRED SPECIALIZATION COURSES (11 credits)
ACC 620 Accounting Entities [ACC 615 (ACC 301-302)] (3)
ACC 632 Auditing [ACC 615 (ACC 301-302)] (3)
ACC 635 Advanced Auditing Practice (ACC 632) (2)
ACC 649 Contemporary Accounting Issues [ACC 618 (ACC 301-302)] (3)

SPECIALIZATION ELECTIVES (6 credits)
Choose two of the following courses:
ACC 638 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (ACC 632) (3)
ACC 675 International Accounting [ACC 618 (ACC 301-302)] (3)
ACC 681 Financial Reporting and Capital Markets (ACC 620) (3)
ACC 692Q Research Project (ACC 649) (3)
TAX 612 Taxation of Entities [TAX 503-504 (TAX 310-311)] (3)
(ACC 662 may not be taken by BBA/MBA students.)

BREADTH ELECTIVES (3 credits)
Select one graduate 600 level courses from a discipline outside of Accounting offered by the Lubin School of Business. With approval, some 600-level Information Systems (IS) courses may also be taken. (MBA 804, formerly, MBA 640, may not be taken. This course is the duplicate of ACC 203-204.)

CAPSTONE COURSE (3 credits)
MBA 820 Strategic Decisions Capstone (Advanced standing and completion of MBA core courses) (3)

TOTAL GRADUATE CREDITS: 47-48

COMBINED CREDIT TOTAL: 151-152