Accounting, B.B.A./M.Acc.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 150


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Upper-Division Businesses Courses GPA - Combined and OU: 3.00

Program Code: A001

To enroll in upper-division business courses, students must be certified for degree candidacy and meet all prerequisites.

Undergraduate Major Requirements

ACCT 3113Intermediate Accounting I (must earn a C in this course)3
ACCT 3123Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 3313Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3603Income Tax Accounting I3
ACCT 3353Accounting Information Systems/Databases3
ACCT 4543Auditing3
Total Credit Hours18

Required Courses

Core Requirements12
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Organization and Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Strategy and Policy 1
Upper-Division Business Requirements6-11
Investments
Advanced Corporate Finance
Students may share up to 5 hours of additional graduate-level business electives with the graduate degree
Additional Requirements8
Business and Professional Basics I
Business & Professional Basics II
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Business Finance
Upper-Division Electives11
Total Credit Hours37-42

Graduate Requirements

The Non-Thesis degree is a coursework-only degree; a Non-Thesis examination is not required.

Accounting Electives21
Accounting Professional Development
Advanced Accounting
Income Tax Accounting II (or other appropriate 5000-or 6000-level tax course as determined by Graduate Liaison)
Accounting Theory and Research
Choose 12 hours of any 5000- or 6000-level Accounting course 1
Graduate Courses 2
Graduate Business Electives12
Choose 12 additional hours of graduate-level elective courses in ACCT, B AD, ECON, ENGB, ENT, FIN, L S, MGT, MIS, MKT, and SCM 3
Total Credit Hours33

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication6-16
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Expository Writing
Language (Core I) - Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from this general education requirement (0-10 hours).
Mathematics6
Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Core Area II: Natural Science7
Natural Sciences - Choose two courses taken from the biological and/or physical sciences. The two courses must be from different disciplines and at least one course must include a laboratory component (Core II)
Core Area III: Social Science 2
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III)3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities 12
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
United States, 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture)
Choose one course in each of the following fields (Core IV):
Artistic Forms 3
World Culture 3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience 3
Choose one course
Basic Business 422
Fundamental Financial Accounting 5
Fundamental Managerial Accounting 5
Personal Computing Productivity Tools
Business Communications 5
Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Elements of Statistics (Core I-M) 5
Computer-Based Information Systems 5
Total Credit Hours59-69

Free Electives

Eight hours if exempt from language requirement; may be taken in any lower/upper-division area or met with general education requirements. B AD 2110B AD 2113MGT 2013, and MKT 2013 will not count for credit toward a BBA.

Additional Requirements

  1. One upper-division course in each of the following areas is required: FIN, LS, MGT, and MKT.
  2. Pass/No Pass will not be accepted for any Business or General Education courses or any specifically required courses.
  3. Students must complete the GMAT exam with a score of 500 or greater.
  4. Sixty hours, excluding physical education activity courses, must be taken at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
  5. A combined maximum of 8 hours of general military experience, flight instruction, and physical education activity courses will count toward the required hours, with a maximum of 2 hours of physical education activity courses.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

Additional hours may be required if remedial math or language is required. Please see an academic counselor to develop a plan of study.

Apply for permission to take upper division business courses the semester in which you will complete the prebusiness courses1.

During the third year:

  • Take GMAT (if required)
  • Interview for internships
  • Apply for admission to Master of Accountancy program
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECON 1113 Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III) 1 3
ENT 2113 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
MATH 1643 Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 1001 Personal Computing Productivity Tools 1
ECON 1123 Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MIS 2113 Computer-Based Information Systems 1 3
MATH 1743 Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 3
Natural Science (Core II) 2 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
ACCT 2113 Fundamental Financial Accounting 1 3
ECON 2843 Elements of Statistics 1 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
B C 2813 Business Communications 1 3
World Culture (Core IV) 2 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Second Semester
ACCT 2123 Fundamental Managerial Accounting 3
B AD 2091 Business and Professional Basics I 1
FIN 2303 Business Finance 3
PHIL 1273 Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture) 3
Natural Science with Lab (2nd discipline) (Core II) 2 4
Artistic Forms (Core IV) 2 3
 Credit Hours17
Third Year
First Semester
ACCT 3113 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 3353 Accounting Information Systems/Databases 3
B AD 3091 Business & Professional Basics II 1
L S 3323 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management 3
MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ACCT 3123 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACCT 3603 Income Tax Accounting I 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
Upper-Division General Education 3 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
ACCT 3313 Cost Accounting 3
ACCT 4543 Auditing 3
ACCT 5100 Accounting Professional Development 0
FIN 3503 Investments 3
FIN 3603 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
B AD 4013 Business Strategy and Policy 3
Free Elective 2
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
Choose both of the following modules:  
Module 1:  
B AD 3700 Internship in Business Administration (interviewing takes place in Year 3) 3
Module 2:  
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 2
Shared Graduate ACCT/Business Elective or Upper Division Elective 3
Shared Graduate ACCT/Business Elective or Upper Division Elective 2
 Credit Hours10
Fifth Year
First Semester
ACCT 5113 Advanced Accounting 3
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 3
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 6
 Credit Hours12
Second Semester
ACCT 6553 Accounting Theory and Research 3
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 3
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 2
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 3
Graduate ACCT/Business Elective 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours150