Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.S.

Program Learning Outcomes

Learning Goal 1: Our students will have strong analytical skills.

Learning Goal 2: Our students will have strong quantitative skills.  

Learning Goal 3: Our students will have effective communications skills.  

Learning Goal 4: Our students will have a thorough understanding of various fundamental accounting practices and concepts. 

General Education Requirements (30-46 Credits)

Prerequisite coursework may be required to satisfy certain General Education courses and will count as elective credit.

Total Credits Required to Complete Major: 73

Basic Requirements: (63 Credits)

Related Requirements: (10 Credits)


*Students who have received credit for GEOG 278 , MATH 242 , MATH 262 , PLSC 251 , PSYC 250 , or SOCL 211  may use this course to fulfill the statistics requirement.

  • A minimum of 50% of all required and elective ACCT, ECON, MGMT, MKTG, and FNCE courses must be taken at Geneseo.
  • ACCT 301 , ACCT 302 , and ACCT 320  must be taken at Geneseo.
  • Enrollment in 300-level and 400-level School of Business courses is restricted to junior and senior majors and minors in School of Business programs.

Outline/Advising Guide

For Students who Matriculated prior to Fall 2022:

First Year

Fall (17 Credit Hours)

Spring (15 Credit Hours)

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Fall (14 Credit Hours)

  • Credit(s): 3
  • ACCT 3– Credit(s): 3

  • F/ Credit(s): 3

  • N/ Credit(s): 4

  • Elective Credit(s): 1

Spring (12 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 121

Major courses taken at the 300 or 400-level should not be taken until the student has been accepted as a full major and has a Junior or Senior class standing.

Note: Where no prerequisites apply, some variation in the order or semester in which courses are taken is possible. Students should consult their academic advisors for additional information.