The number of non-business electives necessary for each student varies based on how many credits a student uses to satisfy the requirements identified above. The minimum credits required to earn a degree from the College of Business is 124.
Business Administration Core Requirements - Total Credits: 44
and one three-credit upper-division accounting elective
Total Credits: 124-126
Students majoring in accounting must take BLW 273 since it is a prerequisite for BLW 474. However, no credit is awarded toward the degree for BLW 273.
Students planning to take the CPA examination should take additional courses at the graduate level. Consult with the State Board of Accountancy for CPA examination requirements.
Students preparing for careers in industry should consider taking ACC 420 as an upper-division accounting elective.
Students interested in focusing their elective course work should consult an advisor early in their academic career to allow for proper planning of electives.
Every student must complete a three-credit multicultural course and a three-credit international course. Courses satisfying other requirements may simultaneously satisfy the multicultural and international requirements. However, one course may not satisfy both the multicultural and the international requirements. For an approved list, visit http://www.unlv.edu/committees/gec.
All courses in the accounting major must be completed with a grade of C or better. To satisfy an accounting prerequisite, a student must earn a C or better in the prerequisite course(s).