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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Accounting (BS)


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  • Program Prerequisites: Most business and economics courses with numbers above 3000 require formal admission to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics and completion of ACTG 2010 , ACTG 2020 , ECON 2010 , ECON 2020 , IST 2010 , and QUAN 2600 . These six courses are referred to collectively as “Business Foundations.” All Accounting courses numbered above 3000 require admission to the Goddard School and Business Foundations except ACTG 3110  and ACTG 3400 . (Refer to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements .)
  • Minor: Not required.
  • Grade Requirements: Candidates for the bachelor of science degree must complete all prerequisite and required business and economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition, the cumulative Business Foundations GPA, John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics (major) GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation. The required 40 upper-division credit hours (courses numbered 3000 and above) are included in the School and major requirements.
  • Website: weber.edu/goddard/accounting.html

Advisement

Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics  section of this catalog.

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Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting or Economics. To be admitted, students must register for BSAD 2899 . Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for the University Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Accounting major will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010  (Composition); MATH 1050  (Quantitative Literacy); IST 2010  (Computer and Information Literacy Parts A, B, and C); COMM 1020  or 2110  (Humanities); BTNY 1403  (Life Science); ECON 2010  or ECON 2020  (Social Science); ECON 1740  is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.

Major Course Requirements for BS Degree


John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics Requirements


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*ACTG 4140  satisfies the International requirement under the Cross-Functional Core as well as the Required Major course requirement.

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