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Specialize in Accounting

Are you known for your organization & attention to details?

Get your degree from the AACSB Accredited School of Business at Black Hills State University in Business Administration with a Specialization in Accounting. With a degree in Accounting, you will join one of the most in-demand fields with excellent starting wages. You will have a chance to earn a degree that will prepare you to analyze and evaluate the internal and external operations of a business.


Accounting Major Course Requirements

Pre-Business Core - 24 semester hours

  • ACCT 210 - Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 211 - Principles of Accounting II
  • BADM 320 - Quantitative Decision Analysis
  • BADM 344 - Managerial Communications
  • ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • BADM 220 - Business Statistics
  • MIS    205 - Advanced Computer Applications

Business Core - 33 semester hours  

  • BADM 310 - Business Finance
  • BADM 321 - Business Statistics II
  • BADM 350 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 360 - Organization and Management
  • BADM 370 - Marketing
  • BADM 407 - International Business
  • BADM 425 - Production/Operations Management
  • BADM 457 - Business Ethics
  • BADM 482 - Business Policy and Strategy
  • MIS    325 - Management Information Systems
  • 300/400 level ECON elective

Specialization in Accounting - 18 semester hours

  • ACCT 310 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 311 - Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 430 - Income Tax Accounting
  • ACCT 450 - Auditing
  • ACCT 460 - Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 480 - Advanced Accounting

Gen Ed Requirements - 30 semester hours

  • Gen Ed - Mathematics - 3 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Social Science - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Art & Humanities - 6 semester hours
  • Gen Ed - Natural Science & Lab - 6-8 semester hours
  • ENGL 101 - Composition I
  • ENGL 201 - Composition II

Take one of the following:

  • SPCM 101 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • SPCM 215 - Public Speaking
  • SPCM 222 - Argumentation and Debate

For More Information Contact:

Dr. David Crawford
Meier Hall 328
605-642-6734
David.Crawford@BHSU.edu

Another option in Accounting

BHSU also offers a Bachelor of Science five year degree (150 credit hours) in Professional Accountancy. This program is for those who are interested in taking the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination.
Check out the requirements for this program!

Career Opportunities

Accounting majors are able to find careers in a variety of fields: