Sep 19, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting, B.S.


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Undergraduate students majoring in accounting have two options: the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and the integrated Bachelor of Science/Master of Science degrees in Professional Accounting.

The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting is to provide basic conceptual accounting and business knowledge as a foundation for entry level positions in industry, financial institutions and non-profit organizations, as well as to provide a basis for further study to pursue a career in public accounting.

University Core Requirements (42 hours)


A minimum of 57 upper-level (33XX and 43XX) hours and a total of 120 hours are required for the baccalaureate degree.

Communication (6 hours)


Additional Information


Grades must be C- or higher

Additional Information


Grade in MATH 1324  must be C- or higher.

Language, Philosophy and Culture (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

Creative Arts (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

American History (6 hours)


Government/Political Science (6 hours)


Social and Behavioral Sciences (3 hours)


Choose one course from the approved list:

Additional Information


Other courses may meet this requirement. However, ECON 2301  will still be required for all Business majors)

Component Area Option (6 hours)


Two 1-hour Life and Physical Science Labs

College Core Requirements (48 hours)


The following courses, or their approved equivalents, constitute the Business Core and are required of all business students. No more than six hours of grades in the range of D+, D or D- are permitted in upper-level (33XX and 43XX) Business Core Requirements.

Additional Information


When ECON 2301  is used to satisfy the Social Behavioral Sciences Requirement, an additional elective will be needed.

Major Requirements (27 hours)


All courses within the Major Requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Accounting Electives (6 hours)


Choose 2 ACCT upper-level (33XX and 43XX) courses other than those already required.

Additional Information


ACCT 3331  and ACCT 3332  cannot be used for this degree.

Elective Requirements (3 hours)


Business Elective Requirement (3 hours)


(3 hours) Any ONE 33XX or 43XX in ACCT, BAPA, DSCI, FINC, HADM, ISAM, MGMT, or MKTG not previously taken at UHCL or elsewhere.

Additional Information


ACCT 3331  and ACCT 3332  cannot be used for this degree.

Graduation Requirements


  • Students must complete the final 30 semester hours of 3000 and 4000 level course work in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 12 semester credit hours of upper-level (3000-4000 level) coursework: (1) in the major and (2) in residence at UHCL.
  • Students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.000 on course work completed at UHCL with grades of C or better on at least 30 hours of resident upper-level work. Grades of C- or below cannot be applied toward the 30 hours of resident upper-level work.

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