Mark McCoon, Assistant Professor
Edith Plasch, Lecturer
Anne Nys, Senior Lecturer
The Accounting major works toward developing effective decision-makers and leaders in both the private and public sectors through a strong practical business education as well as a comprehensive liberal arts education.
The Accounting major is designed to engage students in critical thinking so they can analyze problems, implement strategies, and contribute to the success of a business organization.
While pursuing the Accounting major, students study under highly qualified faculty members who have expertise in their specialized fields as well as extensive business experience.
The Accounting major instills excellence, builds confidence, and develops strong leadership skills that graduates can use throughout their careers.
The Accounting program is committed to the UW-Superior Campus assessment plan. Accounting student learning outcomes and assessment metrics are developed through a collaborative continuous improvement process that integrates input from the campus and business communities. Our program's student learning outcomes are found at the Office of Assessment website http://www.uwsuper.edu/assessment/uws-slo/by-programs.cfm.
66 total credits
Required Department of Business & Economics core courses (36 credits required):
|ITS 108||Business Computer Applications -- 3 credits|
|MATH 151||(Calculus) or MATH 240 -- 3-4 credits|
|ACCT 200||Financial Accounting -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 201||Managerial Accounting -- 3 credits|
|BUS 270||Business Statistics -- 3 credits|
|ECON 250||Principles of Microeconomics -- 3 credits|
|ECON 251||Principles of Macroeconomics -- 3 credits|
|BUS 211||Business Law I -- 3 credits|
|WRIT 209||Business and Professional Writing -- 3 credits|
|FIN 320||Principles of Finance -- 3 credits|
|BUS 370||Principles of Marketing -- 3 credits|
|BUS 380||Principles of Management -- 3 credits|
Required Accounting courses (24 credits required):
|ACCT 352||Intermediate Accounting I -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 353||Intermediate Accounting II -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 355||Cost Accounting -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 357||Accounting Information Systems -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 460||Fundamentals of Taxation -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 462||Advanced Accounting -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 464||Auditing Principles -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 466||Senior Project in Accounting (Capstone) -- 2 credits|
|ACCT 467||Tax Research -- 1 credit|
Plus any two of the following (6 credits required):
|ACCT 301||Study Abroad -- 0-6 credits|
|ACCT 351||Accounting for Not-for-Profit Entities -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 359||Advanced Financial Accounting Topics -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 461||Advanced Topics in Taxation -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 465||Fraud Examination and Investigation -- 3 credits|
|ACCT 488||Peachtree/QuickBooks/International Accounting -- 3 credits|
Students must complete 150 semester credit hours prior to sitting for the CPA exam in most states. See an accounting advisor for options to satisfy the requirement.
University of Wisconsin-Superior is an equal opportunity educator and employer