Curriculum

Major Concentration Alternatives

The information below describes our curriculum for student who enrolled at CSB/SJU in the Fall of 2014 or after. This curriculum may be adopted by students who enrolled prior to Fall 2014.   For students who first enrolled earlier than the Fall of 2014, see the attached Curriculum Chart.

Courses required for all three accounting major concentrations:

  • ACFN 113 Financial - 4 credits
  • ACFN 114 Managerial - 4 credits
  • ACFN 210 Business Writing & Communication - 2 credits
  • ACFN 325 Intermediate I - 4 credits
  • ACFN 335 Business Law - 2 credits
  • MATH 124 Prob & Stats - 4 credits
  • ECON 111 Intro - 4 credits

Specifics by concentration:

Accounting major with traditional concentration
Accounting major with finance concentration
Accounting major with public accounting concentration

Accounting major with traditional concentration:

  • Math 118, 119 or 122 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • One of the following (4 credits): ACFN 310 Corporate Finance, GBUS 201 Intro to Mgmt or ECON 300 level elective
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 332 Income Tax - 4 credits
  • ACFN 338 Advanced - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits
  • ACFN 355  Auditing - 4 credits
  • ACFN 396 Capstone - 4 credits

Total in major: 60

Accounting major with finance concentration:

  • Math 118 or 119 - 4 credits
  • GBUS 201 Intro to Management - 4 credits
  • ACFN 310 Corporate Finance - 4 credits
  • ACFN 315 Investments - 4 credits
  • ACFN 320 International Finance - 4 credits
  • ACFN 333 Corporate Financial Analysis - 4 credits
  • ACFN 395 Capstone - 4 credits
  • 12 credits from the 4-credit courses listed below. One course must be from ACFN 360, 361 or 362. One course from either ECON. The other course may be selected from any other ACFN, ECON or POLS courses listed below. Courses may be selected from a single theme or multiple themes. 
    • Investments Theme:  ACFN 360 Derivatives, ACFN 361 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, ECON 314 Economics of Financial Institutions and Markets, ECON 320 Market Structures and Industrial Organization
    • Corporate Finance Theme: ACFN 326 Intermediate 2, ACFN 332 Income Tax, ECON 323 Economics of the Public Sector, ECON 332 Microeconomic Theory
    • Global and Other Issues Theme: ACFN 362 Current Issues in Finance, ECON 316 Asian Economics, ECON 317 International Economics, ECON 318 Natural Resources and Environmental Economics, POLS (Political Science) courses to be determined periodically by the ACFN Department - currently 334 U.S. Bureaucracy and Regulatory Law, 353 International Law and Organization, or 355 International Political Economy

Total in major: 64

Accounting major with public accounting concentration:

  • Math 118, 119 or 122 - 4 credits
  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • GBUS 201 Intro to Mgmt - 4 credits
  • ACFN 310 Corporate Finance - 4 credits
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 332 Income Tax - 4 credits
  • ACFN 333 Corporate Financial Analysis - 4 credits
  • ACFN 338 Advanced - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits
  • ACFN 355 Auditing - 4 credits
  • ACFN 396 - Capstone - 4 credits
  • Six (6) credits from the following Group 1 and Group 2 courses:
  • Group 1 courses
    • ACFN 315 - Investments
    • ACFN 320 - International Finance
    • ECON 300 elective
  • Group 2 courses - 2 credits
    • ACFN 330 Government/NFP
    • ACFN 337 - Tax Topics
    • ACFN 353 - Fraud Examination

Total in major: 74

Note: All Accounting and Finance students are required to complete a computer literacy requirement.

Courses required for a minor in accounting:

  • ACFN 113 Financial - 4 credits
  • ACFN 114 Managerial - 4 credits
  • ACFN 325 Intermediate I - 4 credits

And two courses from the following list of four:

  • ACFN 326 Intermediate II - 4 credits
  • ACFN 331 Cost - 4 credits
  • ACFN 332 Income Tax - 4 credits
  • ACFN 340 Information Systems - 4 credits