B.S.B.A. in Accounting Curriculum

Gain essential skills and practical knowledge for success with our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting. This program provides a strong foundation in key business areas while focusing on accounting coursework, preparing you for the CPA exam and opening doors to diverse career paths in public, private, or governmental accounting.

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Congratulations to the Huizenga College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Accounting program for earning the endorsement under the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Higher Education Endorsement Program. This mark of approval by the IMA is for the quality of our management accounting curriculum. IMA is proud to recognize the College and the education we provide our students.

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Total credits: 120

General Education Requirements (30 Credits)

Freshmen must successfully complete the First-Year Seminar (UNIV 1000 3 credits) in their first semester at NSU. Students are required to earn six qualified experiential education (ExEL) units for graduation. ExEL units include curricular and co-curricular experiential education opportunities, such as faculty-mentored research, ExEL coursework, travel exploration, and internships. Learn more about ExEL

Business Core (42 credits)


(ACT 2021
Foundations of Managerial Accounting
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 2031
Foundations of Financial Accounting
/Credits: 3 credits)
(BUS 2000
Professional Success 1
/Credits: 1 credit)
(BUS 3000
Professional Success 2
/Credits: 1 credit)
(BUS 3700
Professional Success 3
/Credits: 1 credit)
(FIN 3010
Corporation Finance  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(INB 3550
International Business  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ISM 3660
Management Information Systems  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(MGT 2050
Principles of Management  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(MGT 2150
Business Law I  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(MGT 4170
Organizational Behavior  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(MGT 4880
Business Strategy and Policy  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(MKT 3050
Marketing Principles and Application  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(OPS 3880
Operations Management  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(QNT 2880
Introduction to Business Analytics and Decision Making  
/Credits: 3 credits)

Choose one:


(ACT 3990
Business Internship  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 4966
Study Abroad Experience  
/Credits: 3 credits)

Accounting Major Courses (30 credits)


(ACT 3030
Cost Management  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 3050
Intermediate Accounting I  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 3060
Intermediate Accounting II  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 3070
Intermediate Accounting III  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(TXX 3110
Federal Taxation I  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 3150
Business Law II for Accountants  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 4010
Advanced Accounting  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 4050
Accounting Information Systems  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(TXX 4110
Federal Taxation II  
/Credits: 3 credits)
(ACT 4210
Auditing I  
/Credits: 3 credits)

Program Electives (12 credits) Students will complete 12 credits of program electives. Program electives are any courses offered by HCBE. Students are encouraged to work with their adviser to pursue a minor using the program electives to enhance career opportunities.

For course descriptions, please visit Course Wizard

Current students: Please consult your Academic Adviser for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Adviser or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

4-Year Plan of Study

The four-year plan of study, provided here, is intended to assist students in planning their schedule for their four years at NSU. This document presents an overall idea of the order in which courses might be taken in a four-year plan during a student's college career and are intended for use with academic advising services.

2021-2022 4-Year Plan of Study (PDF)
2022-2023 4-Year Plan of Study (PDF)
2023-2024 4-Year Plan of Study (PDF)


3+1 Plan of Study

The three plus one year plan of study is for students in the dual-admit B.S.B.A. / M.Acc. program.

2021-2022 3+1 Plan of Study (PDF)
2022-2023 3+1 Plan of Study (PDF)
2023-2024 3+1 Plan of Study (PDF)