Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Accounting is the field of study that focuses on developing and providing financial information about business, including information about the cost of products manufactured or services provided and about governmental and not-for-profit organizations. The accounting program is designed to provide the student depth of knowledge in accounting and business, and to help develop communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills.

Careers in Accounting Include:

  • public and private accounting

  • financial accounting

  • government accounting

  • non-profit organization accounting

  • managerial accounting

  • internal auditing

  • tax accounting

BISK

Accounting Certifications Chart

Accounting Major

Required Courses (30 Credits)

ACCT 3308    Income Tax Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 3311    Intermediate Accounting I 3 cr
ACCT 3312    Intermediate Accounting II 3 cr
ACCT 3314    Cost/Managerial Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 3356    Systems Analysis and Design 3 cr
ACCT 4305    Accounting Ethics 3 cr
ACCT 4310    Accounting Systems 3 cr
ACCT 4311    Introduction to Auditing 3 cr
ACCT 4314    Advanced Financial Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 4342    Business Law for Accountants 3 cr

Elective Courses (6 credits)

ACCT 3330    International Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 3338    Financial Statement Analysis 3 cr
ACCT 4309    Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Entities 2 cr
ACCT 4395    Advanced Tax Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 4312    Advanced Auditing 3 cr
ACCT 4319    Advanced Cost/Managerial Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 4320    Advanced Accounting Systems and EDP Auditing 3 cr
ACCT 4345    Fraud Investigation and Prevention 3 cr 


Accounting Minor (18 credits)

Required Accounting Courses (12 credits)

ACCT 3308    Income Tax Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 3311    Intermediate Accounting I 3 cr
ACCT 3312    Intermediate Accounting II 3 cr
ACCT 3314    Cost/Managerial Accounting 3 cr

Elective Courses (6 credits)

ACCT 3330    International Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 3338    Financial Statement Analysis 3 cr
ACCT 4207    Accounting for Government and Nonprofit Entities 2 cr
ACCT 4217    Accounting Systems 2 cr
ACCT 4218    Advanced Tax Accounting 2 cr
ACCT 4312    Advanced Auditing 3 cr
ACCT 4314    Advanced Financial Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 4319    Advanced Cost/Managerial Accounting 3 cr
ACCT 4320    Advanced Accounting Systems and EDP Auditing 3 cr
ACCT 4342    Business Law for Accountants 3 cr
ACCT 4345    Fraud Investigation and Prevention 3 cr
FINC  3351    Insurance and Risk Management 3 cr
FINC  4331    Investments 3 cr
FINC  4341    Financial Markets and Institutions 3 cr
FINC  4342    International Finance 3 cr

150 Credit Options for Accounting Majors desiring to take the CPA Examination

Students planning to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam should consult with the College of Business Administration (CBA) academic advisor in CBA Rm. 112 to arrange an appropriate degree plan.

Contact Information

Martin Brittain
BUSA 108B
Interim Chair, Accounting & Finance Department
Phone: 361.593.3801
Email: martin.brittain@tamuk.edu

This page was last updated on: June 10, 2014