Accounting, B.S. Sample Degree Map

The Accounting, B.S. degree is designed to provide the knowledge and skills required for success in the job market and in graduate programs. Students who major in Accounting are prepared for a cross-section of opportunities. Recent graduates have embarked on careers with small businesses, large corporations, and public entities in fields such as public accounting, management accounting, and government accounting. The 120-credit  hour Accounting program prepares students for the Certified Management Accountant examination (CMA).

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 100 Pathway to Success: Business 3
ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 105 Pre-Calculus 3
ENGL 100 Craft of Writing 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
CSIT 151 Intro to Information Systems 3
MATH 120 Survey of Calculus 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
CSIT 251 Information Systems Structure 3
ECON 200 Fundamentals of Statistics 3
FF Course 3
Elective (Non ACCT) 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 300 Statistical Analysis 3
ACCT 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FF Course 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 320 Managerial Finance 3
ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 304 Taxation I 3
ACCT 307 Accounting Information Systems I 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 323 Organizational Behavior 3
ACCT 302 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 303 Cost Management 3
ACCT 305 Taxation II 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 327 Operations Management 3
BUAD 328 Marketing Foundations 3
ACCT 311 Business Law I 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
BUAD 499 Strategic Management 3
ACCT 405 Auditing 3
ACCT 407 Accounting Information Systems II 3
ACCT 480 Internship 3
Elective 3
TOTAL 15

GRAND TOTAL: 120

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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