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  Nov 27, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 [Archived Catalog]

Accounting Certificate

Undergraduate Course Work

Prerequisites: Bachelor's Degree, ACC 201, 202

This program is designed for those who have a university degree but desire the equivalent of a major in accounting. Most participants will be interested in ultimately passing the CPA Exam. A minimum of 24 hours must be completed at Mississippi College. Acceptable transfer credit must be at or above the grade level of C. If for graduate credit, register for graduate sections, 5401, 5403, 5405, 5407.

A person must have a bachelor’s degree with at least 120 semester hours of university credit, including a minimum of 40 semester hours of upper level business courses (including 24 hours of specified accounting courses) to take the CPA Examination in Mississippi.

The following courses will be required for this program:

  • ACC 301 and 302 Intermediate Accounting  6 sem. hrs.
  • ACC 303 Cost Accounting 3 sem. hrs.
  • ACC 403 Federal Tax Accounting I  3 sem. hrs.
  • ACC 401 Advanced Accounting I - Consolidations  3 sem. hrs.
  • ACC 405 Introduction to Auditing  3 sem. hrs.
  • ACC 407 Governmental Accounting  3 sem. hrs.
  • GBU 358 Business Law and Ethics  3 sem. hrs.
  • Accounting Electives  6 sem. hrs.

Total: 30 sem. hrs.


Electives to be selected from Advanced Accounting Courses
Advisor: Dr. Billy Morehead, 925.7742, Self Hall 103