Accounting Curriculum

Expect Academic and Real-World Learning

During your time at MCU, not only will you pursue your academic responsibilities, but you will also focus on year-to-year objectives that will help to clarify your career goals. With assistance from the Office of Career Services and Internships, faculty and staff, you will learn to take a proactive role in your professional pursuits by applying tools, resources and strategies to encourage informed decisions. An essential component to successful career management is the ability to track progress towards self-discovery.

Accounting BS Required Courses

Accounting Preparation Requirements

ACCT 151 Financial Accounting
ACCT 201 Managerial Accounting
BUS 230 Business Communication
BUS 240 Business Ethics
BUS 260 Business Law
BUS 265 Career Planning & Preparation Seminar
CS 280 Intro. to Data Analysis
ECO 220 Microeconomics
ECO 221 Macroeconomics

Required Upper Division

BUS300 Principles of Management
BUS380 Corporate Finance
BUS388 Applied Statistical Methods
ACCT340 Accounting Information Systems
ACCT351 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT352 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT353 Federal Income Taxation
ACCT385 Professional Ethics in Accounting
ACCT450 Advanced Accounting & Analysis
ACCT453 Auditing

Electives – Choose 3-4 units from the following:

ACCTx91 Accounting Internship
ACCTx96 Accounting Practicum
ACCT365 Cost Accounting
ACCT410 Voluntary Income Tax Assistance
ACCT501 Accounting and Finance for Managers
BUS350   Principles of Marketing
BUS600   Advanced Corporate Finance

Student Learning

In all our programs, MCU ensures that students advance their communication, analysis and decision-making skills, while broadening their appreciation of diverse perspectives and their ability to learn from experience. These Institutional Student Learning Outcomes flow from our commitment to Academic Excellence, Real World Learning and Character Formation.

Student Achievement

Students bring a rich array of talents and interests, leading to many forms of student achievement at MCU. What will you achieve? A distinctive Capstone presentation, surely. What else? Let MCU support your exploration and growth. Discover your interests. Develop your talents. And let your achievements shine.