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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Accountancy

MAJOR: Accounting

The Bachelor of Accountancy degree is available to students choosing accounting as a major. The curriculum is designed to prepare you for the excellent opportunities that exist in public accounting practice and in business, government and nonprofit organizations. It is also appropriate for those who may choose to seek either the Master of Accountancy or the Master of Business Administration degree after graduation.

Every candidate for the Bachelor of Accountancy degree must fulfill the following requirements in addition to the general education common core, College of Business foundation and the business core courses, Viewing a Wider World requirements and general electives (see above).

Requirements

Major Courses (27 credits)

These requirements combined with the accounting courses required above provide a minimum of 30 credits in accounting.

ACCT 301Financial Accounting I

3 cr.

ACCT 302Financial Accounting II

3 cr.

ACCT 351Accounting Systems

3 cr.

ACCT 353Cost Accounting

3 cr.

ACCT 403Federal Taxation I

3 cr.

ACCT 451Auditing Theory and Practices

3 cr.

Elective in business, upper-division

3 cr.

Electives in accounting, upper-division

6 cr.

In order to count toward the Bachelor of Accountancy, upper-division transfer courses in accounting (1) must have been taken at an institution with AACSB Accounting accreditation or (2) be part of the New Mexico Business Articulation Matrix.

Students will be allowed to complete ACCT 301, 353, and 403 a maximum of three times each.