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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Accounting Major (BSBA)


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Accounting Major- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

Please see the UNLV Lee Business School web page at www.business.unlv.edu for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.

Please see advising information at the UNLV  Lee Business School Undergraduate Advising at www.business.unlv.edu/advising.

Accreditation

Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

Program -  The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business www.aacsb.edu/

Learning Outcomes

  1. Upon completion of the BSBA in Accounting program, students should be able to think critically
  2. Apply analytical/decision-making skills to accounting issues
  3. Communicate well both in writing and orally
  4. Understand ethical issues facing accountants
  5. Apply interpersonal and teamwork skills
  6. Use technology appropriate to accounting
  7. Research accounting issues

University Graduation Requirements

 

Degree Requirements - Total: 120 Credits


General Education Requirements - Subtotal: 33-37 Credits


First-Year Seminar - Credits: 2-3


English Composition - Credits: 6


Second-Year Seminar - Credits: 3


Constitutions - Credits: 4-6


Mathematics - Credits: 3


Distribution Requirement - Credits: 18-19


Please see Distribution Requirements  for more information.

  •  Humanities and Fine Arts - Credits: 9
    • Humanities, 6 credits required from two different areas. It is recommended that students take  , as one of the humanities courses
    • Fine Arts,  3 credits required
  • Social Science
    • Automatically satisfied by business requirements
  • Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking - Credits: 6-7

 

Multicultural and International Requirement


Multicultural, one three-credit course required
International, one three-credit course required

These courses may overlap with general education and major requirements.  A single course may not meet the multicultural and international requirements simultaneously. For the list of approved multicultural and international courses, go to: http://facultysenate.unlv.edu/student

General Electives - Credits: 0-10


The number of general 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 Lee Business School is 120.

Total Credits: 120


Notes


  1. 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.
  2. Students preparing for careers in industry should consider taking    as an upper-division accounting elective.
  3. Students interested in focusing their elective course work should consult an advisor early in their academic career to allow for proper planning of electives.
  4. 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).

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