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University of West Alabama    
  Feb 25, 2018
2017 - 2018 General Catalogue

Accounting Major

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The mission of the Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics is to provide a quality education in accounting, finance, and economics, and to provide research and service.

The minimum number of hours required for the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting is 123 semester hours. The distribution is shown below.

Semester Hours
College of Business Curriculum Components   47
Business Professional Component   40
Major 30
*Free Elective(s) 3-7

* UWA 101  is required for beginning freshmen at UWA and for transfer students who transfer fewer than 20 hours.

Accounting Major Degree Component

Students are required to take 30 semester hours of course work from the following:


  • Notice: The CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Examination requires in Alabama an additional thirty (30) semester hours of accounting and business related courses beyond the baccalaureate degree requirements.

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