A Major is available in Finance/Accounting. (Refer to that heading in this catalog.)
The Minor in Accounting is designed to supplement a student’s preparation in a major field. It provides additional depth in the field and background for further study and required completion of 19/20 credit hours.
Required courses are:
BUS 215: Principles of Accounting (3 hrs.)
BUS 316: Management Accounting (3 hrs.)
BUS 365: Intermediate Accounting (3 hrs.)
BUS 366: Advanced Financial Reporting (3 hrs.)
ECN 201: Principles of Economics (4 hrs.)
One of the following courses:
MTH 125: Calculus (4 hrs.)
MTH 221: Inferential Statistics (3 hrs.)
MTH 222: Regression Analysis (3 hrs.)
* Students planning to go to graduate school should select the Mathematics 125 option.
To be eligible to take the CPA exam, a person must have earned a degree from an accredited college or university and a total of 150 college credit hours, 30 hours must be earned in accounting of which 24 hours must be upper division. 24 hours must be earned in general business courses of which 12 hours must be upper division. Several universities offer Master of Accountancy programs tailored for liberal arts college graduates; the admission standards of these programs require no additional accounting courses beyond what is offered through the accounting minor at Maryville College. Superior students interested in accounting who have completed Maryville College degree and accounting minor requirements may be eligible for the 15-month Master of Accountancy program available at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; three additional upper level accounting courses beyond what is offered at Maryville College would need to be taken for admission.
The minor in Accounting is not open to students majoring in Finance/Accounting.
Each student must satisfy the core requirements and requirements for individual programs of study.