Accounting (BBS)

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (bBS)

Professional Studies
PRST 3301 - Lifelong Learning (S-L)

3

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

History

6

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

Kinesiology

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

3

Choose one:

MATH 1301 - Math for Liberal Arts

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1304 - Trigonometry

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics 

4

Religion 

12

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

plus 6 additional RELI hours

  • If 30-59 total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 3 of the additional RELI hours will be waived.

  • If 60 or more total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 6 of the additional RELI hours will be waived. 

Social Science

6

POLS 2301 - American National Government
ECON 2301- Principles of Macroeconomics 

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

48

Accounting Major

ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting

ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting

ACCT 3300 - Survey of Accounting Systems

ACCT 3301* - Intermediate Financial Accounting l

ACCT 3302 - Intermediate Financial Accounting II

ACCT 3304* - Managerial Cost Accounting

ACCT 3323* - Income Taxation of Individuals

ACCT 4304 - Auditing (S-L)

FINA 3301 - Corporate Financial Management

MANA 3301 - Principles of Management (S-L)

*Requisite: Prior to taking ACCT 3301, 3304, or 3323, students must complete

MATH 1307 or the mathematics requirement for their degree plan.

Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level. 

30

Electives

Upper-Level

Lower or Upper-Level

15

27

For Inverted Degree students, all elective hours can be either lower- or upper-level.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 upper-level credit hours.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

Retention in and Graduation from the Accounting Program

Students must fulfill the following conditions to continue enrollment in the BBS accounting major and graduate from the program:

  • Students must maintain an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 and an institutional GPA of 3.0 in upper-level accounting work.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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