Accounting Concentration

To earn an accounting concentration, a student must

  • complete a total of 24 credit hours, including 18 credit hours in required accounting courses and 6 credit hours in concentration electives,
  • earn a minimum GPA of 2.50 overall, and
  • earn a minimum GPA of 2.50 in all upper-division accounting courses successfully completed at UNO (excluding ACCT 4510).

Accounting Concentration Required Courses (18 credit hours):

ACCT 3020Basic Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

ACCT 3030Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 3040Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT 3050Intermediate Managerial Accounting

3 credits

ACCT 3080Accounting Information Systems

3 credits

ACCT 4080Principles of Auditing

3 credits

Accounting Concentration Elective Courses (6 credit hours):

ACCT 4010/ACCT 8016Advanced Financial Accounting

3 credits

ACCT 4040/ACCT 8046Advanced Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

ACCT 4060/ACCT 8066Advanced Managerial Accounting

3 credits

ACCT 4070/ACCT 8076Governmental/Nonprofit Accounting and Auditing

3 credits

ACCT 4090/ACCT 8096Information Systems Auditing

3 credits

Secondary Specialization in Accounting Required Courses (12 credit hours):

A secondary specialization in accounting, as a supplement to another BSBA concentration, may be obtained by completing ACCT 3020, ACCT 3030, ACCT 3040, and ACCT 3050 and earning a minimum GPA of 2.50 in all upper-division accounting courses successfully completed at UNO (excluding ACCT 4510). Students must meet all prerequisites to enroll in any accounting course. Students wishing to substitute another upper-division accounting course for one of the four listed above must receive permission to do so from the department chair.

ACCT 3020Basic Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

ACCT 3030Intermediate Financial Accounting I

3 credits

ACCT 3040Intermediate Financial Accounting II

3 credits

ACCT 3050Intermediate Managerial Accounting

3 credits

     Student Groups

Beta Alpha Psi

 

Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) is an honor society for financial information students and practicing professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance, and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and the association of members with practicing professionals; and encouraging a sense of ethical, social and civic responsibility. Membership into Beta Alpha Psi is based on scholastic achievement.

 

     Special requirements

 

Course-related items (referenced above):

 

(1)  Students pursuing an accounting concentration who complete ACCT 3080, Accounting Information Systems, with a grade of C or better are not required to take the business core course BSAD 3100, Management Information Systems.

(2)  Students interested in taking the CPA Exam in Nebraska must complete ACCT 4070.

 

Concentration-related items:

  • A student may enroll only twice in any upper-division accounting course. You are enrolled in a course if your name appears on the final class list published immediately after drop/add week. Therefore, you may drop a course only one time (excluding drops during drop/add week). If you drop the same course twice (or receive any grade below a C twice), you will not be permitted to enroll in this course a third time.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.50 overall is required for enrollment in any upper-division (3000-level or 4000-level) accounting course.
  • Accounting courses at the 4000-level also require a minimum GPA of 2.50 in all upper-division accounting courses successfully completed to date (excluding ACCT 4510).
  • Students who wish to contract to take upper-division accounting courses as “honors” courses should contact the course instructor.

Contact:  UNO Accounting Department at 402-554-3650 or unocbaaccounting@unomaha.edu

Website:  http://cba.unomaha.edu/ACCT/