Accounting Requirements (BBA)

A minimum combined transfer and UW-Whitewater grade point average of 2.75 is required in ACCOUNT 249, ACCOUNT 261, and ACCOUNT 343 to continue as an accounting major. In addition, a 2.5 GPA is required in all accounting courses, and in all College of Business and Economics (including any MCS courses) to graduate as an accounting major.

Note: 1: An accounting major may repeat no more than two accounting courses without special permission from the Accounting Department Exceptions Committee.

Note: 2: The Accounting Department complies with UW-Whitewater's repeat policies. Under these policies a student

  1. may repeat an accounting course in which they earned a C- grade or below
  2. may not repeat an accounting course if the student has received credit for a higher level accounting course for which the course to be repeated is a prerequisite or corequisite. For example, a student who has received credit for ACCOUNT 343 may not repeat ACCOUNT 244, ACCOUNT 249, or ACCOUNT 261.
  3. for departure from these policies a student may seek special permission from the Accounting Department Exceptions Committee.

Note: 3: No accounting course may be repeated more than once without special permission from the Accounting Department Exceptions Committee.

Major Requirement - 27 units (2.50 GPA)
ACCOUNT 249INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (2.75 GPA)3
ACCOUNT 261INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I (2.75 GPA)3
ACCOUNT 343INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II (2.75 GPA)3
ACCOUNT 451TAX I3
ACCOUNT 454ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS3
ACCOUNT 456COST MANAGEMENT3
ACCOUNT 461ADVANCED ACCOUNTING3
ACCOUNT 465AUDITING3
Select one of the following:3
TAX II
VITA - INCOME TAX E-FILING CLINIC
ACCOUNTING FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
INTERNSHIP IN ACCOUNTING
A minimum of 60 units outside the College of Business and Economics and the MCS Department is required. However, 12 units of economics courses can be included in this total
Total Units27
Unique Requirements
Select one of the following:2-3
ADVANCED COMPOSITION
TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC WRITING
ITBE 356
Select one of the following:3-5
SHORT CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GM)
APPLIED CALCULUS SURVEY FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES (GM)
CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I (GM)