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The accounting degree consists of a total of 128 semester credit hours conforming to standards typical of North American universities. The accounting degree consists of the following core requirements:

General Education Requirements:

The general requirements include 54 credit hours of courses in the PMU core competencies. These include the following courses:

Humanities and Social Sciences:

  • COMM 1311:  Written Communication
  • COMM 1312:  Writing and Research
  • COMM 2311:  Oral Communication
  • COMM 2312:  Technical and Professional Communication
  • UNIV    1211:   Professional Development and Competencies
  • UNIV    1212:   Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • UNIV    1213:   Leadership and Teamwork
  • ALIS      1211: Arabic/Islamic Studies
  • ALIS      1212: Arabic/Islamic Studies
  • ALIS      2211: Arabic/Islamic Studies
  • ALIS      2212: Arabic /Islamic Studies
  • PHED     1111  Physical Education
  • PHED     1112  Physical Education

Mathematics:

  • MATH 1311:   Finite Mathematics for Students of Business
  • MATH 1312:   Calculus for Students of Business

Natural and Physical Sciences (Select 2):

  • BIOL   1411:    Introductory Biology
  • CHEM 1411:   Introductory Chemistry
  • GEOL  1411:    Introductory Physical Geology
  • PHYS    1411:  Introductory Physics

Social and Behavioral Sciences:

  • ECON 1311:     Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1312:     Introduction to Microeconomics

 Assessment Capstone Series

  • ASSE 2111:  Learning Outcome Assessment I
  • ASSE 3211:  Learning Outcome Assessment II
  • ASSE 4311:  Learning Outcome Assessment III

College of Business Administration Core

 The requirements will consist of courses that are common to all degree programs within the College of Business Administration. They represent a base knowledge that is considered necessary for all business professionals. The 38 semester credits (13 required courses) in the College of Business Administration Core are:
  • MATH 1313:Statistical Methods
  • ACCT 231:  Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT2321: Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting
  • BUSI  2311: Principles of Management
  • BUSI  3311: Legal Environment of Business
  • BUSI  3312: Organizational Behavior
  • BUSI  3313: Marketing Principles
  • BUSI  3321: Operations Management
  • BUSI 4261:  Entrepreneurship
  • BUSI  4362: Strategic Management
  • BUSI  4351: Internship
  • FINA  3311: Financial Management Principles
  • MISY  2311: Introduction to MIS

Accounting Degree Program Requirements (36 semester credit hours).

 The accounting degree program will have unique requirements that differentiate the program from others within the college and they are as follow:
  • ACCT 3311: Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 3312: Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT 3321: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 4311: Auditing and Assurance Services
  • ACCT 4321: Accounting for Managerial Planning and Control
  • Two accounting electives from the following:
  • ACCT 4312: Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 4314: International Accounting
  • ACCT 4313: Accounting for Governmental and Not for Profit Organizations 
  • FINA 3313: Money and Banking
  • Two electives from finance or MIS
  • One business elective
  • One advanced business elective