Jun 21, 2024  
2013-14 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-14 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Major, BS

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The following is only one source of information regarding a student’s program of study for a B.S. in Accounting. Note: Some courses required in the major will also fulfill requirements for the General Education Curriculum. Students should always meet with a faculty advisor for information on course scheduling, rotation, and selection and for planning the most effective and efficient program of study. In addition to the General Education Curriculum and Business core requirements, the student must successfully complete the following:

General Education Curriculum (39-40 Semester Hours)

See General Education Curriculum Requirements 

BS Degree Requirements:

See Bachelor of Science Requirements 

Business Core (36 Semester Hours)

See Business Core Requirements 

Total Hours Required for a B.S. in Accounting: 124 Semester Hours.


Students planning to sit for the CPA exam in Mississippi must complete a minimum of 150 semester hours of college education including a baccalaureate or higher degree with an accounting concentration to include a minimum of 48 hours of upper division or graduate level accounting and business related courses. Accounting courses must be a minimum of 24 of the 48 hours and include at minimum, three semester hours in each of the following areas: financial accounting, auditing, taxation, management/cost accounting, and government/not for profit accounting. In order to meet the 150 hour requirement and in order to be prepared for the CPA exam or a graduate program in accounting, the following list of courses, some of which are not absolute requirements of the B.S. in Accounting, are suggested:

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