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Department: Accounting, Business, and Economics

Effective fall 2009: Any student with a business POE of any kind must take the following core courses. This requirement applies to all business POEs, including individualized ones. The core courses must appear in the POE. The courses are:

EB 131, Financial Accounting
EB 236, Managerial Accounting
EB 201, The Management Process
EB 202, Behavioral Analysis of Organizations
EB 211, Business Statistics or an approved substitute stats course
and one of the following:
EB 105, International Economic Issues
EB 222, Principles of Macroeconomics
EB 223, Principles of Microeconomics

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
EB 131 Financial Accounting 3   S  
EB 201 The Management Process 3 sophomore standing S  
EB 202 Behavioral Analysis of Organizations 4 sophomore standing S CW
EB 203 Introduction to Business Law 3 sophomore standing S  
EB 204 Legal Regulation of Business 3 sophomore standing S  
EB 211 Business Statistics or approved substitute stats course 3   S QS
EB 222 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 sophomore standing S  
EB 223 Principles of Microeconomics 3 sophomore standing S  
EB 232 Intermediate Accounting I 4 EB 131 S  
EB 233 Intermediate Accounting II 4 EB 232 S  
EB 236 Managerial Accounting 4 EB 131 S CW, QM
EB 337 Cost Accounting 3 EB 236 S  
EB 334 Advanced Accounting 3 EB 233 S  
EB 335 Auditing 3 EB 233 S  
EB 336 Federal Taxation of Individuals 3 EB 131 S  
EB 342 Management Information Systems 3 EB 201 (can be taken concurrently) S  
EB 351 Marketing Management 3 EB 201 S  
EB 361 Financial Management I 3 EB 131 S  
PL 106
or
PL 230
Introduction to Ethics

Business Ethics
3

3
H

H


Total credit hours = 61

All students must meet the graduation requirement for quantitative literacy. We recommend that students take one of the following two courses. (Neither is to be included in the POE). Please note that most graduate programs in accounting require a college course in calculus.

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
MA 130 Calculus 4   N QM
EB 210 Quantitative Business Analysis 3 High school algebra or pre-calculus S QM

Note: Students who plan to sit for the CPA exam should be aware that the rules are changing. Most states now require 150 hours of college. Students should keep abreast of changes in PA law, as well as the rules of the state they may be interested in. Most of this information is available on-line. Students can also consult the Digest of State Accountancy Laws and State Board Regulations in Beeghly Library.

updated 6.11

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