Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting, BSBA

Program Coordinator: Cal Christian (3401 Bate Building; 252-737-1053; christianj@ecu.edu)

The Accounting, BSBA is intended for students who aspire to enter the accounting profession in the private and public sector (e.g., governmental, internal audit, and managerial accounting positions). It is not intended to prepare students for professional certification as a certified public accountant. However, the BSBA does provide a strong foundation for pursuing professional certification. If professional certification as a certified public accountant is desired, then students will need to pursue the MSA degree program after completing the BSBA.

Students pursuing the Accounting, BSBA must earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in accounting courses to satisfy any upper-level accounting course prerequisites. Also, to graduate, students must earn a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each of the concentration courses and must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 from all concentration courses attempted. 

Minimum degree requirement is 120 s.h. as follows:

II. Cognates - 3 s.h.

(MATH 2228 or MATH 2283 count toward the general education elective requirement for this degree. Semester hours earned for one of these courses is not included in the 3 s.h. cognate requirement.)

IV. Concentration - 24 s.h.

V. Leadership and professional development - 9 s.h.

VI. General electives to complete requirements for graduation.