ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 20, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.S.B.A.

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Total number of hours for program: 120.

A student must complete ACCT 275 with a grade of C or better before taking ACCT 352 or ACCT 365.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Business Core: 36 hours

Business Core Requirements (36 hours) 


General Electives Credits: 21-27 hours depending on Liberal Studies courses completed. 

Curriculum Guide

Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's (ABM)

Undergraduate accounting majors may take a limited number of Master of Accountancy Program courses during their senior year under WCU’s Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s (ABM) framework once they have met the following admission requirements:

  • The student meets the current GMAT waiver policy consisting of a 3.60 GPA overall and a 3.25 GPA in the four prerequisite accounting courses (ACCT 275, 352, 355 and 356).

  • The student must have earned at least 75 student credit hours at the time of application consideration by the program.

Other parameters are as follows:

  • The student must earn a B or better in each of the graduate courses as an ABM student in order for it to count toward their graduate degree.

  • The student must earn an average 3.0 GPA in undergraduate courses taken as an ABM student to continue in the ABM track.

  • Students may take up to 6 hours of graduate credit as an ABM student

  • No credits will double count for both the undergraduate degree and the graduate degree

  • Students are limited to 1 graduate class per semester unless approved by both the graduate program director and the student’s undergraduate advisor

  • See Graduate Catalog for specific courses available to ABM students

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