Carthage offers a major in Accounting. To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Carthage, students must complete the Carthage Core, Distribution Requirements, and the accounting major requirements listed below. At Carthage, accounting majors can amass the 150 credits required to qualify for the CPA exam and certification in just four years.

Accounting Major

Required Courses (48-50 credits)
  • ACC 2010 Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACC 2040 Cost and Managerial Accounting (4 credits) — or ACC 2020 and ACC 2050 (6 credits)
  • ACC 3010 Intermediate Accounting I (4 credits)
  • ACC 3020 Intermediate Accounting II (4 credits)
  • ACC 3060 Individual Taxation (4 credits)
  • ACC 4010 Advanced Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACC 4020 Auditing (4 credits)
  • MGT 3600 Legal Environment of Business (4 credits)
  • FIN 3210 Corporate Finance (4 credits)
  • ECN 1010 Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECN 1020 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)
  • BUS 4900 Business Policies Senior Seminar (4 credits)
Choose Two (8 credits)
  • ACC 3090 Business Taxation (4 credits)
  • ACC 3250 Accounting Information Systems (4 credits)
  • ACC 200T/400T Topics in Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACC 3610 Law for Accountants (2 credits)
Choose One (4 credits)
  • BUS/ECN 2340 Applied Statistics for Management and Economics (4 credits)
  • MGT 3100 Introduction to Business Analytics (4 credits)

Current students: You should follow the official College Catalog from the year you entered Carthage and work with your advisors and the Accounting and Finance Department chair to ensure all requirements are met.