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Major

St. Kate's accounting major combines a solid grounding in the theories and practices of accounting, with general business courses, such as business law.

Below is a sample academic plan. You can work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interest.

Fall
CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman*
MGMT 2400: Principles of Management
HIST: History course*
LANG/LIT: Foreign language or literature course*

Winter
MATH 1070: Finite Mathematics
WOST/CRST: Women's studies or critical studies course*
ACCT 2110: Financial Accounting
LANG/ART: Foreign language or fine arts course*

Fall
ECON 2250: Statistics
ACCT 2130: Managerial Accounting
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*
LANG/LIT: Foreign language or literature course*

Winter
ECON 2610: Principles of Microeconomics
ACCT 3210: Financial Management
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*

Fall
PHIL/THEO: Philosophy or theology course*
ECON 2620: Macroeconomics
ACCT 3110: Intermediate Accounting I
Laboratory science course*

Winter
PSYC 1001 or SOCI 1000: Social science elective*
ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II
BUSI 3650: Business Law
Liberal arts course

Fall
CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice*
EXSS: Exercise and sport science course*
ACCT 3150: Income Tax
ACCT 4130: Auditing

Winter
MATH/ECON/CSCI/INFM or COMM: Additional course
ACCT 4120: Cost Accounting
Liberal arts course
Liberal arts course

* Denotes course is part of liberal arts and sciences core requirements (for all majors).

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.

Financial economics minor

Accounting majors can complete a financial economics minor with just two additional courses. ECON 3350: Money and Banking and ECON 3650: Investment Theories or ECON 3460: Global Financial Issues are recommended.

Relevant electives

Electives relevant to the accounting major include:

  • ACCT 4100: Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 4754: Accounting Practicum
  • ACCT 4994: Topics
  • ECON 3350: Money and Banking
  • ECON 3500: Managerial Economics
  • SALE 3700: Financial Services Sales

Business portfolio

All majors are required to complete a business portfolio. In the portfolio you will integrate the life skills and knowledge you bring with you and the knowledge, skills and values learned through courses and field experiences in the program. The portfolio is cumulative in nature; most aspects are completed as part of course work.

Writing requirements

Accounting majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000: The Reflective Woman and CORE 3990: Global Search for Justice, and any other writing-intensive course in the Business Administration Department or another department).