Rohrer College of Business @ Rowan University

B.S. Accounting Program

The B.S. in Accounting requires the common core of the College of Business courses. Courses within the accounting major provide students with a broad understanding of accounting theory and practices, incorporating and infusing international and ethical issues. The program prepares students for a diversified range of career opportunities and, meets the requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination, as well as the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Examination and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Examination. Students working toward a B.S. in Accounting must maintain a 2.00 grade point average overall as well as a 2.50 grade point average overall in the business core and Accounting major.


Course requirements
General Education 52-54 s.h.

Major Area Requirements
Business Core 27 s.h.

  • ACC03.210 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACC03.211 Principles of Accounting II
  • MGT98.242 Legal Environment of Business
  • MKT09.200 Principles of Marketing
  • MIS02.234 Management Information Systems
  • MGT06.305 Operations Management
  • FIN04.300 Principles of Finance
  • MGT06.300 Organizational Behavior
  • MGT06.402 Business Policy

Accounting Major Requirements 36 s.h.

  • ACC03.310 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC03.311 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC03.326 Cost Accounting
  • ACC03.320 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC03.410 Auditing
  • ACC03.416 Advanced Accounting
  • ACC03.428 Integrative Accounting Seminar
  • ACC03.432 Federal Taxation
  • ACC03.425 International Accounting (M/G) (Spring Only)
  • Business Elective
  • Business Elective

Business Elective 3 s.h.
Choice of any course in the College of Business, or Business Ethics (1509.322), and excluding any internship other than Supervised Internship in Acccounting (0503.300)

Free Electives 7-8 s.h.

Total Credits for the Program 120 s.h.