MBA/Accounting Emphasis Required Program
The MBA with an Accounting emphasis requires 33 semester hours of graduate courses. Depending upon the individual student's preparation, prerequisites may be required.
The MBA/Accounting Emphasis requires the following courses:
Course Title (Semester Hours)
ACCT 606 Advanced Financial Accounting (3)
One 500-600 level ACCT (3)
ACCT 607 Tax Research (3)
ACCT 609 Advanced Auditing (3)
ACCT 610 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3)
FINC 680 Financial Policy Management (3)
MGMT 682 Organization Behavior/Organization Development (3)
MGMT 684 Strategic and International Issues in Management (3)
ACCT 616, 617, 618 & 619* CPA Exam Review (0)
Two 600-level courses from the following course designators (6):
BADM, FINC, MGMT, MKTG, QMTH
One 500 or 600-level course from the following designators (3):
ECON, FINC, MGMT, MKTG, QMTH, BADM
Total Semester Hours: 33
* ACCT 616-619 are zero credit courses graded on a credit/no credit basis that do not contribute hours toward degree completion. Successful completion of these courses is required before the MBA/Accounting Emphasis degree is awarded. These courses are preparation for the different sections of the CPA Examination. Students should enroll in a minimum of one of these courses every semester until all four parts of the simulated CPA exam are passed. Students may substitute actual CPA examination scores for a simulated CPA exam score if the actual exam has been taken and passed.
**ECON 670 and FINC 670 are both one credit courses which may not qualify for the CPA exam requirements. BADM 250 may not qualify for the CPA exam requirements/
Note: Registration for GSTC 600, Continuing Graduate Studies, may be required. Check with advisor.
This program applies to students entering under the five-year program. It does not apply to transfers, non-business majors and current Winthrop accounting option students. Each student’s academic background will be evaluated and a plan of study developed.
Courses substitutions may be made if appropriate. The course of study must include 24 semester hours at the 600-level.
Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions