BBA/MS in Accounting and Fraud Examination

The B.B.A./M.S. in Accounting and Fraud Examination Licensures will be a five-year, 150-hour, dual baccalaureate and Masters of Science degrees program. Of the 150 hours, 34 hours are allocated to the liberal arts core (general education) requirements, 39 hours are allocated to the business core, 12 hours are allocated to professional support courses, 57 hours are allocated to the major, and eight hours are allocated to general electives. The program curriculum aligned with Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner credentials. The curriculum will allow students who complete the program to be immediately eligible to sit for both the CPA and CFE certification exams. Students who pass the CFE certification exam will be eligible for the credential after two years of fraud-related experience.

 

Degree Requirements

B.B.A./M.S. in Accounting and Fraud Examination

Program Coordinator: Dr. Tom DeBerry

For a complete listing of requirements for graduation, see Academics: Degree/Graduation

150 HOURS

I.Liberal Arts Core Requirements

Listed in this catalog under Academics: Liberal Arts Core

Limit II. C. Quantitative Reasoning to MAT 235 Introductory Statistics

Limit III. A. Behavioral Sciences to PSY 210 General Psychology

34 hours


II. Professional Support Courses

12 Hours

CJU 210

Introduction to Criminal Justice System

3

CJU 320

Criminal Investigations

3

CJU 328

Computer Forensics

3

PSY 218

Abnormal Psychology

3

   

III. Common Professional Component for all B.B.A. majors:

39 hours

ACC 231

Principles of Accounting I

3

ACC 233

Principles of Accounting II

3

BAN 225

Quantitative Business Analysis

3

BUS 254

Business Technology

3

BUS 351

Business Communication(W)

3

BUS 354

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUS 455

Business Ethics(W)

3

BUS 459

Business Capstone(W)

3

ECO 271

Macroeconomics

3

ECO 272

Microeconomics

3

FIN 385

Managerial Finance

3

MGT 241

Principles of Management

3

MKT 261

Principles of Marketing

3



IV. Major Requirements:

48 hours

ACC 330

Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACC 331

Intermediate Accounting II

3

ACC 430

Principles of Taxation I

3

ACC 436

Principles of Auditing

3

ACC 438/538

Fraud Examination

3

ACC 530

Managerial Accounting

3

ACC 532

Data Analytics in Auditing and Fraud Investigation

3

ACC 534

CPA Exam Preparation

3

ACC 536

CFE Exam Preparation

3

ACC 539

Advanced Fraud Examination

3

BAN 325

Business Analytics

3

BUS 357

Commercial Law

3

BUS 510

Business Communication

3

BUS 520

Business Law and Ethics

3

BUS 550

Analytical Decision Tools

3

FIN 580

Financial Management

3

     

V. Recommended Electives for students planning to take the CPA:

9 hours

ACC 335

Cost Accounting

3

ACC 431 

Principles of Taxation II

3

ACC 435

Advanced Accounting

 3

 

   

 VI. Electives (including additional Bible)

 

 8