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Accounting (ACCT) Major


Program Sheet

The basic objective of the accounting major is to provide students with the educational background necessary for lifelong learning and a rewarding career in the accounting profession.  The curriculum offered by the department attempts to blend the conceptual with the practical.  Exposure to the underlying conceptual framework of accounting provides a basis for dealing with emerging accounting issues, while examination of technical pronouncements enables students to gain insight into practical issues encountered in an accounting environment.

All accounting courses for the major require a minimum grade of C (not C-).

27 credit hours (21 credits required courses, 6 credits elective courses)  

Required Courses (must take all courses)

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

ACCT 3230 Intermediate I

ACCT 2020, MATH 1400, Sophomore Standing

3

ACCT 3430 Intermediate II

ACCT 3230, Advanced Business Standing

3

ACCT 3240 Cost I

ACCT 2020, MATH 1400, Sophomore Standing

3

ACCT 3070 Tax I

ACCT 2010, ACCT 2020, MATH 1400

3

ACCT 3610 Information Systems

ACCT 3230, Advanced Business Standing

3

ACCT 4060 Audit I

ACCT 3610, and ACCT 3430, Advanced Business Standing

3

  ACCT elective

 

3

Total

21

 

Approved Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReq’s

Credits

Accounting Electives
ACCT 4XXX Data Science

Advanced Business Standing

3

ACCT 3XXX Advanced Data Analytics

Junior Standing

3

ACCT 3100 Financial Statement Analysis

ACCT 2010, ACCT 2020, FIN 3250 (or equivalent) or concurrent enrollment, Sophomore Standing

3

ACCT 4050 Government and NFP

ACCT 3240, Advanced Business Standing

3

ACCT 4600 Ethics & Professionalism

ACCT 3070, ACCT 3610, ACCT 3830 (or equivalents), ACCT 4060 or Concurrent, Advanced Business Standing

3

 
Advanced Business Electives
3000+ Any Business Course

 

3

3000+ Any Business Course

 

3

Total

27

   

Accounting (ACCT) Minor


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The basic objective of the accounting minor are to provide students who do not intend to major in accounting with the basis for understanding the role accounting.  The curriculum offered by the department attempts to blend the conceptual with the practical.  Exposure to the underlying conceptual framework of accounting provides a basis for dealing with emerging accounting issues, while examination of technical pronouncements enables students to gain insight into practical issues encountered in an accounting environment.

All accounting courses for the minor require a minimum grade of C (not C-).

15 credit hours (9 credits required courses, 6 credits elective courses)  

Required Courses (must take all courses)

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

ACCT 3230 Intermediate I

ACCT 2020, MATH 1400, Sophomore Standing

3

ACCT 3240 Cost I

ACCT 2020, MATH 1400, Sophomore Standing

3

  ACCT elective

 

3

Total

9

 

Approved Elective Courses

Course Code

Course Name

PreReqs

Credits

Advanced Business Electives
3000+ Any Business Course

 

3

3000+ Any Business Course

 

3

Total

15

CONTACT

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Department of Accounting & Finance | College of Business Department 3275

1000 E. University Avenue | Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-3136

Email: acct-fin@uwyo.edu

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