Accountancy

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This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year and is intended for students who started at Miami in Fall 2021. If you started at Miami before Fall 2021, please consult with an advisor. This sample plan is a supplement to your Degree Audit Report. Consult with your advisor on a regular basis for individual academic planning.  

IP = Intercultural Perspectives
FYIC = First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104)

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 141 or 151 5
ENG 111 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Non-Business Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
Creative Arts 3
Science w/Lab 3-4
Diversity/IP 3
Non-Business Elective 3
Total Semester Hours 16

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
ISA/STA 125 3
ECO 202 3
Global Perspectives 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 222 & 256 4
FYIC 8
ISA 235 3
Non-Business Elective 2
Total Semester Hours 17

Third Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 321 3
ACC 361 3
ISA 225 3
MKT 291 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 333 3
ACC 343 3
MGT 291 3
BUS 284 3
FIN 301 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Fourth Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 422 3
Business Elective 3
MGT 302 3
BLS 342 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 453 3
Non-Business Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Global Perspectives 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Total Semester Hours 15

Departmental Notes:

  • A 2.0 GPA in all ACC courses is required to graduate.
  • Business Electives requirement is 3 hours at the 200 level or above.
  • ACC 468 is an Accountancy Elective, typically offered in the fall only.
  • Accountancy Electives vary by semester and are subject to change.
  • Business Capstones cannot be applied to Business Elective requirement.
  • At least 4 required 300/400 level ACC courses must be completed at Miami.
  • Eligibility for the CPA Exam and/or eligibility for licensing as a CPA requires 150 semester hours and 30 ACC hours in most states. Other requirements vary by state; visit the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy for links to state-by-state details.
  • Additional Resources: 

General Requirements:

  • Must earn 124 hours to graduate; minimum of 52 hours of non-business coursework required.
  • 2.0 GPA overall and 2.0 GPA in business required to graduate
  • FSB students must select a non-business thematic sequence (some exceptions—consult your advisor).
  • Pre-requisite information available in the Miami Bulletin.
  • Diversity courses may meet GMP Intercultural Perspectives.
  • First-Year Integrated Core (BUS 101, BUS 102, ESP 103, BUS 104) satisfies GMP Experiential Learning.
  • BUS 284 fulfills Advanced Writing.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2021