Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Accounting B.S.


Learning Goals

Writing in the Discipline

Department of Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Department Chair: Lisa Bain

Accounting Program Faculty: Professor Schweikart; Associate Professors Church, Filipek, Haser; Assistant Professor Cote, Margarida, Weiss

Students must consult with their assigned advisor before they will be able to register for courses. A graded writing assignment is required in every course.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 201Principles of Accounting I: Financial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ACCT 202Principles of Accounting II: Managerial

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ACCT 310Accounting Systems and Concepts

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 311External Reporting I

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 312External Reporting II

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 321Cost Management I

3

Fall, Spring, Summer (as needed).
ACCT 331Federal Income Taxation

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 441Auditing

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 461Seminar in Accounting Theory and Practice

3

Fall, Spring.
CIS 252Introduction to Information Systems

4

Fall, Spring, Summer
ECON 214Principles of Microeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ECON 215Principles of Macroeconomics

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FIN 301Financial Management

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 201Foundations of Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 341Business, Government, and Society

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MGT 348Operations Management

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MKT 201Introduction to Marketing

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACCT 351Fraud Examination

3

Fall.
ACCT 353Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organizations

3

Spring.
ACCT 422Cost Management II

3

Spring.
ACCT 432Advanced Studies in Taxation

3

Fall.
ACCT 443Business Law

3

Fall, Spring.
ACCT 451Advanced Financial Accounting

3

Fall, Spring.
CIS 351Advanced Office Applications for Business

4

As needed.
FIN 432Investments

4

Fall, Spring.

Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ENGL 230Writing for Professional Settings

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 177Quantitative Business Analysis I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
MATH 248Business Statistics I

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: MATH 177: Fulfills the Mathematics category of General Education.

Note: MATH 248: Fulfills the Advanced Quantitative Scientific Reasoning category of General Education.

Total Credit Hours: 71-73