University of Holy Cross

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

B.S. in Accounting

The Accounting curriculum is designed to prepare students for positions and careers in public, private, and governmental accounting. The study of accounting provides student with the best possible credentials to serve the needs of today’s world of commerce. Students completing B.S. in Accounting degree (120 credit hours) are prepared in the foundations of the profession and graduate with all accounting courses required for CPA examination. Upon graduation students may apply for graduate study in business administration, accounting, or law.

One hundred and fifty (150) credit hours are required to sit for the Certified Public Accountants Examination in the State of Louisiana. Specific required courses are included in this program. Students who plan to sit for the exam in another state should inform themselves of the requirements in that state. The Business Administration department offers continuing education classes designed to meet the course and credit hour requirements of the State of Louisiana and further prepare the student for successful completion of the CPA exam.

Students Taking the CPA Exam
The BS in Accounting degree program requires 120 credit hours for completion. However, students planning to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination must be aware that 150 credit hours are required to sit for the Certified Public Accountants Examination in the State of Louisiana. In addition to the number of hours, specific college-level courses are required. Students who plan to sit for the exam should inform themselves of the state requirements for the exam in any state, including Louisiana, in which they plan to take the exam. The Business Administration department offers classes designed to meet the course and credit hour requirements of the State of Louisiana and further prepare students for successfully completing the CPA exam. Note that additional courses may be necessary for those students graduating with Business Administration degree. For assistance in planning to take the CPA exam, students are encouraged to talk with their advisor or the Chair of the Business Administration department.

Curriculum Guide

B.S. in Accounting Curriculum Guide

BS in Accounting - Level 1

Freshman - Fall

BIO Biological Science Elective 4
BUS 218 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ART/FNA/MUS Fine Art Elective 3
THE Theology Elective 3

Freshman - Spring

ENG 102 English Composition II 3
PHI 207 Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking 3
MAT 105 College Algebra 3
PSY 101 or
SOC 101
General Psychology or
Introduction to Sociology
3
SPE 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
(15)

Sophomore - Fall

ACC 205 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 251 Principles of Management 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I 3
ENG Literature Elective 3
MAT 215 Finite Mathematics 3
(15)

Sophomore - Spring

ACC 206 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 252 Principles of Marketing 3
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II 3
CHE/ESC/PHY Physical Science Elective 4
ACC 464 Internship in Accounting 3
(16)

BS in Accounting – Level 2

Junior - Fall

BUS 210 Business Communication Skills 3
BUS 301 Business and Economic Statistics I 3
BUS 311 Principles of Business Finance 3
ACC 314 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 319 Tax Accounting I 3
(15)

Junior - Spring

BUS 302 Business and Economic Statistics II 3
ACC 315 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 422 Tax Accounting II 3
PHI Philosophy Elective 3
HIS History Elective 3
(15)

Senior - Fall

BUS 201 Business Law I 3
ACC 406 Advanced Accounting I 3
BUS 416 Organizational Behavior 3
ACC 410 Cost Accounting 3
--- Natural Science Elective 1
(13)

Senior - Spring

BUS 414 Business Policy and Problems 3
ACC 407 Advanced Accounting II 3
THE Theology Elective 3
ACC 404 Audit 3
BUS 402 Business Law II 1
(13)

Contact

Lillian Grose, CPA, MBA
Assistant Professor of Accounting
lgrose@uhcno.edu
504-398-2230

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