Department of Accounting, Finance,

 & Economics

Dr. Sue Cullers, Head

Business Building, Room 125

(254) 968-9331

Professors: Brocato, Collier, Cullers, Jafri, Sundarrajan

Associate Professors: Dyer, Liu, Peevey

Assistant Professors: Beaty, Cadle, Duncan, Smith, Wade

        The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance. The department also offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. The University’s MBA program is administered through the department, and graduate concentrations in Accounting and Finance are offered for the MBA program.

THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OR

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

47
   
Courses Required for BBA or BS in Accounting  
ACC 2033, 3013 
6

ACC 3023, 3033, 3043, 3053, 3103, 4013, 4033, 4053, 4063, 4233, 42432

33
ECO 2013,1 2023, CIS 1033 or 3003
9
ENGL 2303
3
FIN 3013, G B 4323, 4333, 4593; MGMT 3013, MKTG 3143
18
G B 4443 or FIN 4013 or ECO 4013 
3
Electives
6
MATH 3003 or G B 3113 
3

1 If this course is counted toward university core curriculum requirements, student must take an additional three hours of electives.

2 See p. 250 for ACC course descriptions

150 HOUR CPA CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

        For those students preparing to become certified public accountants, the Public Accountancy Act of 1991 requires that applicants must have completed at least a baccalaureate degree and not fewer than 150 semester credit hours of recognized courses. Courses included in the BBA or BS degree program in Accounting are accepted toward this requirement. For the remainder of the 150 semester hours, students may complete the MBA or other master’s program as described in the graduate section of the catalog. However, if a student does not desire to complete a master’s degree, the following program of study is recommended. A departmental accounting advisor will discuss individualized study programs with each student.

POST-BACCALAUREATE PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING PROGRAM

(To Meet State 150-Hour Requirement)

        In addition to completing requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, students may complete the following courses.

Take: CIS 5113, FIN 5013 and 5073, MKTG 5083

Complete graduate electives as recommended by advisor to bring total semester credit hours to 150 or more.

THE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN ECONOMICS

 

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

47
   
Courses Required for BS in Economics  
ECO 2013,1 2023, 3013, 3023, 3033, 4013; 6 hours advanced ECO2 
24
ENGL or COMS or MGMT 4023 or G B 3123   
3
MATH 1113; MATH 3003 or G B 3113 or A EC 3173  
6
CIS 1033 or 3003 or above
3
ACC 2033, 2043    
6
 
Additional Courses Required for Support Areas
For BS in Economics

Minor or second major: approved courses (at least 6 hours advanced)

18

Electives (18 hours advanced)   

21
 
For BS in Economics - International Economics

GEOG 1103 or HIST 10233

3

SPAN 1014, 1024, 2013, 20234; 6 hours advanced SPAN 

20

FIN 3013, 4013; MKTG 3143, 4543; G B 4443

15

From POLS 3083, 4053, 4153, HIST 4113

6

 1 Cannot be counted toward core curriculum requirement in social and behavioral sciences.

2 See p. 304 for ECO course descriptions

3 A student who counts these courses for university core curriculum requirements must complete additional hours of electives.

4 Other foreign languages may be substituted as available. All four courses must be in a single language


THE BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

OR BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN FINANCE

  Semester Hours

University Core Curriculum                                                                             

See p. 40 for additional information about Tarleton’s core curriculum requirements.

47
   
Courses Required for BBA or BS in Finance  
FIN 3013, 3023, 3033, 3043, 4013, 4023, 4033, 4043, 4053, 40831
30
ECO 2013,2 2023, 3033, ACC 2033, 2043, 3023, 3033
21
MATH 1113, ENGL 2303    
6
G B 3113 or MATH 3003, G B 4323, 4333, 4593  
12
MGMT 3013, MKTG 3143; CIS 3013 or ACC 3013   
9
Electives   
3

1 See p. 322 for FIN course descriptions.

2 If this course is counted toward university core curriculum requirements, student must complete an additional three hours of electives.