- 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level
- Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0
- Grades of C or better in all courses used toward Major Course Requirements
- Grades of B- or better in: ACC 201 and ACC 202
- Grades of C or better in: ECO 201 and ISM 280
- At least 50 percent of the business semester hours required for the degree must be earned at UNC Greensboro
Degree Program Requirements
|General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)|
Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses
Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Courses used to meet Bryan School Pre-Admission and Bryan School Common Business Core requirements cannot be used to fulfill major or concentration requirements in the following majors: ACCT, BADM, ECOS, ENTR, FINC, INTB, ISSC, HTMT, or MKTG.
See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information.
|Blueprint for Personal Development |
and Blueprint for Professional Development
or BUS 216
|Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development|
|Principles of Microeconomics|
|Principles of Macroeconomics|
|Economic and Business Statistics I|
|Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets|
|Information Systems for Decision Making|
Select one of the following:
|Exploring Writing in College Contexts|
|Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication|
|College Writing I|
Completion of one of the following:
|Algebra with Business Applications|
|Calculus with Business Applications|
|Mathematics for the Life Sciences|
|Calculus for the Life Sciences|
Bryan School Common Business Core
|Global and Cultural Development|
|Introduction to Communication Studies|
|The International Economy|
|Business Finance I|
|Introduction to International Business|
|The Legal Environment of Business|
|Business Policy and Strategy *|
|Business Communication & Innovation|
|Principles of Marketing|
|Ethical Issues in Business|
or PHI 262
|Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship|
Global Sustainability Elective - One chosen from the list below: **
|Economics of a Global Sustainable Society|
|Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment|
|Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts|
|Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption|
|Introduction to Sustainable Development|
Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.
Minimum grade of C in all Major Course Requirements: *
|Intermediate Accounting I|
|Intermediate Accounting II|
|Accounting Transaction Processing Systems|
|Federal Tax Concepts|
|Data Analytics Requirement||3|
Select one of the following:
|Economic and Business Statistics II|
|Finance Requirement **||3|
Select one of the following:
|Business Finance II|
|Fundamentals of Futures, Options and Behavioral Finance|
Transfer credit, or use of a course to meet a prerequisite, is given for Accounting courses at the 300 level or above only by examination.
or a 400 level ACC elective
Electives sufficient to complete 120 total credit hours required for the degree.
Disciplinary Honors in Accounting
- A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below.
- UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
|Senior Honors Project|
|6 credits of Honors course work in the major||6|
|3 credits of Honors course work in the major or another area||3|
Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Accounting; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.
Contact Ambrose Jones III at email@example.com for further information and guidance about Honors in Accounting. To apply: http://honorscollege.uncg.edu/forms/disc-application.pdf
Accelerated B.S. to M.S. in Accounting
Application and Admission
Qualified UNC Greensboro undergraduate students who are pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Accounting may apply for admission to the Accelerated Master's Program. A cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.5 based on at least 30 credits earned at UNC Greensboro is required. The Department of Accounting and Finance also requires an Accounting GPA of 3.5 based on at least 9 credits of accounting classes earned at UNC Greensboro. Students must have completed accounting courses through ACC 318 Intermediate Accounting I with a minimum grade of B or better. Applicants must have completed at least 60 credits and may not apply for admission to the accelerated program before the first semester of the junior year. Applicants will not be required to take the GMAT. All applicants must complete the Accelerated Master's Program information when applying for admission to the graduate degree program.
Admitted students may apply a maximum of 6 credits from the following graduate-level courses toward completion of both the undergraduate and graduate degree provided that they earn a grade of B (3.0) or better in the course and fulfill graduate-level requirements of the M.S. in Accounting:
|ACC 561||Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting||3|
|ACC 621||Accounting Internship||3|
|ACC 631||Advanced Auditing||3|
|ACC 632||Principles of Fraud Examination||3|
|ACC 638||Information Technology Auditing and Accounting Data Analytics||3|
|ACC 642||Specialized Accounting Entities||3|
|ACC 651||Introduction to Business Entity Taxation||3|
|ACC 652||Taxation of Estates, Gifts and Trusts||3|
|ACC 688||Advanced Business Law||3|
Graduate courses completed through the Accelerated Master's Program fulfill the last accounting elective and one free elective for the undergraduate degree. ACC 638 may fulfill the data analytics accounting major requirement for the undergraduate degree. Please consult with an advisor to determine how the courses taken at the graduate level will meet requirements in the bachelor's degree program. All degree requirements for the Master of Science in Accounting remain the same.