Degree Plan/Accounting Courses

The accounting curriculum provides specialized training for students who intend to enter public, private, governmental or not-for-profit accounting fields. The program also provides prerequisite courses for admission to graduate study.

Accounting Curriculum Sheets:

Nicholls State University accounting graduates are qualified academically to take both the Certified Management Accountant and the Certified Internal Auditor exams. Students completing the 120-hour undergraduate accounting program are awarded a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Upon completion of an additional 29 hours of study, the student meets the educational requirement of 150 hours currently set forth by the Louisiana State Board of Certified Public Accountants to sit for the Certified Public Accountant exam. Students are strongly encouraged to complete a double major or the Master of Business Administration program to satisfy the additional hours.

Minor in Accounting

Students interested in pursing a minor in accounting must complete ACCT 205, 321, and 12 additional hours of 300- or 400-level accounting courses. ACCT 206 does not count towards the Accounting minor.

Course Descriptions

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