University of Michigan-Flint

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Program Information

School:University of Michigan-Flint
Faculty:School of Management
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:The Accounting major prepares students for professional careers in public, managerial and governmental accounting, such as managerial, cost, tax or government accountant, and internal or independent auditor. Graduates of the program are also prepared for advanced study in accounting, management, law, and related fields.

The curriculum emphasizes developing an understanding of the social, ethical, economic, legal and regulatory environments that affect accounting. Development of problem-solving, decision-making, communication and leadership skills, in addition to business and accounting knowledge, are emphasized.
URL:Accounting at University of Michigan-Flint
Careers:AccountantsBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Requirements. In addition to the requirements for the BBA degree, at least 18 additional credits as follows: • ACC 320, ACC 321, ACC 322, ACC 421, ACC 424 . • At least three credits from: ACC 325, BUS 394*, ACC 420, ACC 422, ACC 423, ACC 425, FIN 467. *Internship must be in area of accounting. To become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Michigan and most other US states, students are required to have completed 150 hours of college credit. Students planning to become CPAs in Michigan should consider one of the following paths: A. Completion of 150 credit hours at the undergraduate level. Coursework must include ACC 320, ACC 321, ACC 322, ACC 420, ACC 423, ACC 421, ACC 424 and two from ACC 422, ACC 425, FIN 467. ACC 425 is also strongly recommended. B. Completion of the School of Management’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an accounting concentration. This program is particularly appropriate for students wishing to become a CPA in a state that requires 150 hours of university education to take the CPA exam, including Michigan. For students who successfully complete the BBA program and receive a grades of B (3.0) or better in undergraduate courses ACC 201, ACC 202, MGT 211, MGT 313, MGT 341, and ECN 201, ECN 202, MBA foundation course requirements are waived and the MBA with an accounting concentration requires only 33 additional credits for completion. For further information, see the Graduate Study/School of Management section of this Catalog.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 01, 2016