The business foundation courses listed below must be completed prior to beginning the Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting program. No prior upper-level accounting courses are required.
- Principles of Financial Accounting
- Business Law or Legal and Social Environment of Business
- Principles of Management
- Principles of Marketing
- Principles of Finance
Most states require a minimum of 21 semester hours in general business coursework to be licensed as a CPA. These required prerequisites will help fulfill this coursework requirement. Visit NASBA for more information on the specific requirements for each state.
The full list of prerequisites may be found on the Online Undergraduate Certificate in Accounting Program Prerequisite Checklist.
Candidates who have not completed the business foundation prerequisites are not eligible to apply.