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Accounting (B.S.)

Accounting majors at Endicott complete a rigorous sequence of courses in both general business and accounting designed to provide a strong foundation in the topics specifically required to qualify a graduate to take the Massachusetts or other states' Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.

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The Bachelor of Science degree program in Accounting has been designed to provide students with the educational background, ethical orientation and contemporary skill set needed to successfully launch a career in public or private accounting. As an Accounting major at Endicott you will complete courses in both general business and accounting. These courses are designed to prepare you to take the Massachusetts or other states' Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam upon graduation.

 

 

As a student in the Accounting program, you will develop knowledge in four key accounting areas:

• Financial
• Managerial
• Auditing
• Taxation

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 125-126

 

Freshman - Credits: 32-33

  • Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3) 
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
BUS 110 - Business Computers I (Cr: 3)
or
BUS 115 - Business Computers II (Cr: 3)
or Elective
BUS 120 - Business Fundamentals I (Cr: 3)
BUS 121 - Business Fundamentals II (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
MTH 126 - Applied Statistics (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Global Issues General Education Requirement

Sophomore - Credits: 32

  • Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)      
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
ACC 300 - Accounting Information Systems (Cr: 3)
ACC 301 - Intermediate Accounting I (Cr: 3)
ACC 302 - Intermediate Accounting II (Cr: 3)
ACC 315 - Cost Accounting (Cr: 3)
BUS 210 - Finance (Cr: 3)
ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
Satisfies Global Issues General Education Requirement
ECN 202 - Microeconomics (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)

Junior - Credits: 31

  • Elective  (Cr:  3)
ACC 303 - Intermediate Accounting III (Cr: 3)
ACC 325 - Tax Accounting (Cr: 3)
ACC 480 - Semester Internship (Cr: 12)
ACC 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
BUS 370 - Business Analysis and Research (Cr: 3)
BUS 379 - Semester Internship Strategies (Cr: 1)
ECN 302 - Intermediate Microeconomics (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Electives  (Cr: 6)
ACC 350 - Auditing (Cr: 3)
ACC 401 - Advanced Accounting (Cr: 3)
ACC 425 - Corporate Tax Accounting (Cr: 3)
ACC 450 - Advanced Topics in Accounting (Cr: 3)
ACC 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)
BUS 302 - Legal Environment for the Business Manager (Cr: 3)
BUS 320 - Organizational Behavior (Cr: 3)
BUS 425 - Business and Society (Cr: 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the accounting program, students will:

  • Demonstrate accounting knowledge and skills required to perform successfully on the CPA exam.
  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within accounting.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form within the conventions of the accounting discipline.
  • Apply a range of accounting skills in a professional environment.

Internships

Accounting students have recently completed internships at:

Ernst and Young
DiCicco Gulman and Company
Tonneson and Co.
Gray, Gray & Gray LLP
Electric Insurance

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate accounting knowledge and skills required to perform successfully on the CPA exam.
  2. Apply a range of accounting 'best practices' in a professional environment.
  3. Recognize the importance of behaving ethically in their professional lives.
  4. Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within accounting
  5. Communicate effectively in oral and written form following the conventions of accounting.
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