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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.S.B.

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College Vision Statement

The College of Business will be regarded as developing intelligent, ethical, competent graduates who are uniquely qualified to excel within their chosen profession.

College Mission Statement

The College of Business will develop future Christian business leaders with the virtues of character, servant leadership, and cultural engagement. These leaders will positively impact their business organizations and community at large.

Why Accounting?

The courses you take at AU will qualify you to sit for the Certified Public Accounting exam, equip you for graduate school, and prepare you for jobs in business and accounting.  In these courses, you will learn the generally accepted accounting principles that govern accounting. You will also study subjects such as taxation, auditing, accounting information systems, and inventory planning and control.

Curriculum Summary

General Education Core

41 Cr. Hrs.

Common Business Core

40 Cr. Hrs.


24 Cr. Hrs.

Cognate Course

3 Cr. Hrs.

General Electives

20 Cr. Hrs.


128 Cr. Hrs.

Exit exam. All business students must take a nationally normed, summative end of program exam that is used for outcomes assessment purposes.  The exam that is currently being used is provided by Peregrine Academic Services.  This is a comprehensive exam covering all of the major business disciplines and it is a graduation requirement.  The exam is taken as part of the Senior Seminar (BUS 490) course.

Specific Grade Requirements: 2.5 Cumulative GPA in Major Requirements (24 Cr. Hrs.)

Degree Requirements (128 Cr. Hrs.)

University Core Requirements (41 Cr. Hrs.)

University Core Curriculum (Traditional)  Specified Course Requirements: Quantitative Literacy: MAT 113  Social Inquiry:PSY 101 or SOC 101 

Cognate Requirements (3 Cr. Hrs.)

General Electives (20 Cr. Hrs.)

Suggested Eight Semester Sequence

Sixth Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)

Seventh Semester (17 Cr. Hrs.)

Eighth Semester (16 Cr. Hrs.)

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