This Professional Studies Degree is designed to meet the special demands of adult learners.
credit hours (bBS)
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
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.
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)
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
plus 6 additional RELI hours
POLS 2301 - American National Government
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
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
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.
Lower or Upper-Level
For Inverted Degree students, all elective hours can be either lower- or upper-level.*
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
*Inverted Option: Depending on the number of applicable transferred credit hours, a student may be able to use at least 24 technical/occupational credit hours or 24 credit hours in a specific field of study (e.g., credits earned from military transcripts and/or corporate training, etc.) as elective credits for an Inverted Degree. For accelerated students pursuing the inverted version of a program, 36 upper-level credit hours are not required. Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level. The final 6 undergraduate-level credit hours are fulfilled by the graduate-level "shared" courses. Students should coordinate with their academic advisor to determine if an inverted degree would be beneficial/applicable after all transcripts have been officially evaluated.
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 36 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.
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