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Accounting (B.S.)
Accounting (B.S.)

Accounting (B.S.)

  • ID:ASU10003
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate, freshmen students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.3/4.0 on secondary/high school work.

For undergraduate, transfer students:

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

For undergraduate, post-degree students

  • The minimum Grade Point Average required is a 2.0/4.0 on post-secondary/university/college work

English Requirements

Incoming international undergraduate students must meet one of the criteria’s set forth in the below chart.

  • Completion of A-State's ESL Program: 80% or above

  • Completion of CEA accredited language program: Completion certificate for completing all levels

  • Completion of HOFT Institute ESL Program: Completion certificate of the program

  • TOEFL-Paper Based*: 500

  • TOEFL-Paper Based, Revised*: 46

  • TOEFL-Internet Based***: 61

  • IELTS*: 5.5

  • PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic): 43

  • iTEP Academic Plus*: 4

  • EIKEN: Grade Pre-1

  • SAT scores**: 550 (total on the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing score)

  • ACT scores**: 21 (total, and on reading and English sections)

  • High School Marks (India, Nepal, and Pakistan): 60% in English at X and XII in Certificate

  • High School Marks (Kenya): 75% in English in Grade 10 and Grade 12

  • IB (International Baccalaureate): 5, 6 or 7 on English: Literature or Language & Literature

  • High School Graduate from USA, UK, Canada (except Quebec), Australia and New Zealand: Must have completed two years there and graduated

  • Duolingo English Test: 90

*Note: A-State's code is 6011

**Test scores cannot be older than 2 years

***Currently accepting TOEFL, internet based at home test.

Course Information

The accounting major prepares students for rewarding careers as industrial accountants, cost analysts, controllers, tax accountants, members of financial regulatory teams such as the IRS or banking auditors, independent auditors in CPA firms, and internal auditors. ASU accounting graduates work for manufacturing firms, in government agencies, in banking, in not-for-profit entities, and in public accounting.

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  • ENG 1003, Composition I           

  • ENG 1013, Composition II                     

  • COMS 1203, Oral Communications               

  • Arts & Humanities - One of the following:

  • ART 2503, Fine Arts Visual                    

  • MUS 2503, Fine Arts Music                    

  • THEA 2503, Fine Arts Theatre               

  • US History/Government-One of the following:

  • HIST 2763, United States to 1876                

  • HIST 2773, United States since 1876           

  • POSC 2103, Intro to US Government           

Social Sciences

  • ECON 2313, Principles of Macroeconomics

One of the following:

  • ANTH 2233, Intro to Cultural Anthropology

  • CMAC 1003, Mass Communications

  • ECON 2333, Economic Issues & Concepts

  • GEOG 2613, Intro to Geography

  • HIST 1013, World Civilization to 1660

  • HIST 1023, World Civilization since 1660

  • POSC 1003, Intro to Politics

  • PSY 2013, Intro to Psychology

  • SOC 2213, Intro to Sociology


  • ACCT 2033, Intro to Financial Accounting                   

  • ACCT 2133, Intro to Managerial Accounting                   

  • BCOM 2563, Business Communications         

  • CIT 1503, Micro Computer Apps or CS 1013                   

  • ECON 2323, Principles of Microeconomics      

  • LAW 2023, Legal Environment of Business                 

  • STAT 3233, Applied Statistics or ECON 2113                 

  • CIT 3013, Management Information Systems                 

  • CIT 3523, Operations Management              

  • FIN 3713, Business Finance                  

  • MGMT 3123, Principles of Management       

  • MKTG 3013, Marketing              

  • MGMT 4813, Strategic Management            

  • MGMT 4813 can only be taken after all core courses have been completed and in the last semester before graduation.


Minimum grade point average of at least 2.50 calculated on the last grade earned for each course in the major and at least a “C” in each course in the major. Students are limited to 3 attempts at each Upper Level ACCT course.

  • CIT 2033, Programming Fundamentals       

  • CIT 3533, Microcomputer Apps II                

  • ACCT 3003, Intermediate Accounting I        

  • ACCT 3013, Intermediate Accounting II       

  • ACCT 3053, Cost Accounting                 

  • ACCT 4013, Tax Accounting I                

  • ACCT 4023, Advanced Acct & Int'l Issues                 

  • ACCT 4033, Accounting Info Systems          

  • ACCT 4053, Auditing I                

  • ACCT 4113, Tax Accounting II              

  • ACCT 4123, Government Not For Profit        

  • ACCT 4133, Accounting Statistics                 

  • ACCT 4183, Accounting Analytics                 

LAW 4043, Law of Business Organizations

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Where Do Accounting Graduates Work?

Successful accounting graduates are prepared to pursue a wide range of career paths, including, but not limited to the following entry-level positions:

  • Auditor

  • Bank Examiner

  • Budget Analyst

  • Corporate Accounting

  • Cost Analyst

Governmental Accounting

  • Public Accounting

  • Revenue Agent

  • Tax Preparer

Beginning Salary Expectations

Many factors influence the beginning salary of the new graduate. Included in these are your work history (including internships), your major, the area in which you wish to locate, the degree you are receiving and your success in your higher education studies.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance: $1100 USD per year 

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