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Accounting

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

This program is designed to prepare individuals for careers in public, industrial, or governmental accounting. Students will be prepared to sit for the Certified Public Accountant examination.

Admission and General Requirements

  1. A bachelor's degree
  2. Admission as a regular student to Indiana University Kokomo
  3. Completion of 51 credit hours listed below with at least 24 hours completed at Indiana University Kokomo
  4. A minimum of 18 credit hours must be completed post-baccalaureate
  5. All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C (including courses accepted for transfer credit)
  6. A minimum grade point average of 2.5 based on all 51 credit hours (including courses accepted for transfer credit)

Course Requirements

Required Accounting Courses

The following 27 credit hours are required:

  • BUS-A 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 202 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 311 Intermediate Accounting I (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 312 Intermediate Accounting II (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 325 Cost Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 328 Introduction to Taxation (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 339 Advanced Income Taxes (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 422 Advanced Financial Accounting (3 cr.)
  • BUS-A 424 Auditing and Assurance Services (3 cr.)
Additional Accounting Courses

Choose 24 credit hours from the following list:

  • BUS-L 201 Legal Environment of Business (3 cr.)
  • BUS-L 303 Commercial Law (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 201 Introduction to Microeconomics (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 202 Introduction to Macroeconomics (3 cr.)
  • ECON-E 270 Statistics for Business and Economics (3 cr.)
  • BUS-K 201 The Computer in Business (3 cr.)
  • BUS-F 301 Financial Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-M 301 Marketing Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-P 301 Operations Management (3 cr.)
  • BUS-S 302 Management Information Systems (3 cr.)
  • BUS-D 301 International Business Environment (3 cr.)
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations (3 cr.)
  • BUS-J 404 Business and Society (3 cr.)

More Information

  • Students can receive credit for required courses (or their equivalents) that were completed with their bachelor's degree.
  • M.B.A. students can receive credit for equivalent non-accounting courses that were completed with their master's degree.
  • BUKO-D 542 Advanced Managerial Accounting, will be considered the equivalent of A 202 and A 325.

Consumer information about this program

Last updated: 02/03/2016