Faculty and Instructional Staff Top of Page

Mark McCoon, Assistant Professor
Edith Plasch, Lecturer
Anne Nys, Senior Lecturer

Accounting Major (comprehensive) Top of Page

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.

Student Outcomes Top of Page

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.

Admission Requirements Top of Page

Refer to Department of Business and Economics Admission Requirements and Policies.

Accounting Major Requirements (comprehensive) Top of Page

66 total credits

Required Department of Business & Economics core courses (36 credits required):

Business Computer Application -- 3.00 credits
Calculus for Business, Life, and Social Sciences -- 3.00 credits
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I -- 4.00 credits
Financial Accounting -- 3.00 credits
Managerial Accounting -- 3.00 credits
Business Statistics -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Microeconomics -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Macroeconomics -- 3.00 credits
Business Law I -- 3.00 credits
Business and Professional Writing -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Finance -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Marketing -- 3.00 credits
Principles Of Management -- 3.00 credits

Required Accounting courses (24 credits required):

Intermediate Accounting I -- 3.00 credits
Intermediate Accounting II -- 3.00 credits
Cost Accounting -- 3.00 credits
Accounting Information Systems -- 3.00 credits
Fundamentals of Taxation -- 3.00 credits
Advanced Accounting -- 3.00 credits
Auditing Principles -- 3.00 credits
Senior Project in Accounting -- 2.00 credits
Tax Research -- 1.00 credits

Plus any two of the following (6 credits required):

Study Abroad -- 0.00 - 6.00 credits
Accounting for Not-For-Profit Entities -- 3.00 credits
Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting -- 3.00 credits
Advanced Topics in Taxation -- 3.00 credits
Fraud Examination and Investigation -- 3.00 credits
Independent Study in Accounting -- 1.00 - 9.00 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.