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Accountancy

This sample plan is for students admitted to business after one year and is intended for students who started at Miami in Fall 2017. If you started at Miami before Fall 2017, 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)
*BUS/ENG/STC 284 formerly known as BUS/ENG/STC 308, fulfills Advanced Writing

First Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
MTH 151 5
Creative Arts 3
Science 3
Humanities 3
Elective 2-3
Total Semester Hours 16-17
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ECO 201 3
ENG 111 3
Science w/Lab 3-4
Diversity/IP 3
Elective 3-4
Total Semester Hours 15-17

Second Year

First Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 221 3
CSE 148 3
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
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
Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 16
Second Semester
Course Number
of Hours
ACC 453 3
Business Elective 3
Business Capstone 3
Global Perspectives 3
Thematic Sequence 3
Elective 0-2
Total Semester Hours 15-17

Departmental Notes:

  • A 2.0 GPA in all ACC courses is required to graduate.
  • Business Electives requirement is 6 hours at the 200 level or above and must include 1 course outside the Department of Accountancy.
  • Business Capstones cannot be applied to Business Elective requirement.
  • At least 4 required 300/400 level ACC courses must be completed at Miami.
  • CPA eligibility requires 150 semester 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.
  • Most FSB students satisfy GMP Experiential Learning with an internship; students must register for ACC 340 or 340W to complete this requirement.

Revised by FSB Advising, July 2017