Undergrad Business Students

Accounting Curriculum

Accounting Pre-requisite Chart - updated 07/2014

A grade of “C” or higher is required for all ACCT major courses.  Effective fall 2013, only 3 attempts are allowed to earn a C or better in ACCT major courses.

Accounting major requirements* (18 credits):

  • ACCT 311 Managerial and Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 331 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 332 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 351 Taxation and Managerial Decision Making
  • ACCT 361 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT 461 Assurance and Audit Services

Accounting major electives* (optional):

  • ACCT 372 Financial Analysis
  • ACCT 411/611 Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 433 Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 451/651 Advanced Federal Taxation
  • ACCT 462 Honors Seminar in Accounting 
  • ACCT 472/672 Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • ACCT 491 Seminar in Accounting
  • ACCT 499 Independent Study in Accounting 
  • BULE 402 Commercial Law (recommended for CPA Exam)

*For course descriptions see the University Catalog.

George Mason University School of Business

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 10 percent of all AACSB accredited business schools, the School of Business is one of only 25 percent of business schools accredited in both business and accounting by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.




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