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Accounting Concentration

A career in accounting will provide you with stimulating and challenging work. You'll gain a strong understanding of how business works and the factors that drive profits for a company. No matter how your career path unfolds, understanding the nuts and bolts of business makes for an excellent foundation. If you have excellent interpersonal communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills, high ethical standards, and attention to detail, accounting could be a wonderful choice for you.

Career Possibilities

Public Accountant
         Auditing; Tax Planning and Compliance; Personal Financial Planning
Industrial Accounting
         Controllership; Cost Accounting; Internal Auditing
Governmental Accounting 
         Federal & State Income Tax Agencies; Boards of Equalization; Audit Agencienies

Concentration Requirements

1.  Complete All Pre-Business Requirements.
Complete Six Upper-Division Core Business Classes.
3.  Complete Five Courses From the List Below. (Note: Students intending to
      sit for the CPA exam should take all upper-division accounting courses listed below.)

Two Required Courses:
BUS 330A Intermediate Accounting (4 units)
BUS 330B Intermediate Accounting (4 units)

Choose Three Additional Courses:
BUS 335 Ethical Reasoning in Accounting (4 units)
BUS 430 Advanced Accounting (4 units)
BUS 433A Individual Taxation (4 units)
BUS 433B Corporation and Estate Taxation (4 units)
BUS 434 Auditing (4 units)
BUS 435 Cost Accounting (4 units)
BUS 436 Business Law (4 units)
BUS 437 Governmental Accounting (4 units) 


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