Finance and Accounting Management, BS

The Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting Management degree program offers students an opportunity to obtain a broad understanding of the role that business plays in the world economy along with a strong focus on accounting and financial management. Students also take courses in the major areas of business so that, as they move into managerial positions, they have the understanding and skills to work across functional areas.

Students take courses such as financial reporting, managerial accounting, intermediate accounting, and cost accounting, as well as tax and audit. They also complete courses in the key areas in finance: corporate and managerial finance, working capital management, and investments.

Graduates may pursue careers in the private, nonprofit, and government sectors. They work in the cost accounting and budgeting areas, in short-term or long-term asset management, and in financial planning and security analysis.

Global Classroom

This streamlined program is designed for international students with at least 32 applicable credits of previous undergraduate study. It is also suitable for those who wish to transfer after a higher-education qualification in their home country. Students can finish up to six remaining semesters of study within two calendar years.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated.

University-Wide Requirement

Minimum 120 total semester hours required

Minimum 2.000 GPA required

Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.

Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Foundation Courses

54 semester hours required

Complete one of the following:4
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
College Writing 1 for Nonnative Speakers
and Lab for ENG 1103
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
Introductory Course Work
MGT 1100Introduction to Business3
MGT 2310Organizational Behavior3
MTH 1100College Algebra3
MTH 2300Business Statistics3
Economics and Marketing
ECN 1100Principles of Microeconomics3
ECN 1200Principles of Macroeconomics3
MKT 2100Principles of Marketing3
Ethics and Law
MGT 2330Business Law3
PHL 2100Business Ethics3
Accounting and Finance
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
ACC 2200Managerial Accounting3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
Information Management and Technology
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
MGT 2210Information within the Enterprise3
or ITC 2430 E-Commerce Systems

Major Courses

28 semester hours required

Accounting and Analysis
ACC 3103Cost Accounting3
ACC 3201Financial Reporting and Analysis 13
ACC 3202Financial Reporting and Analysis 23
ACC 3410Principles of Taxation3
ACC 4320Financial Statement Analysis3
FIN 3310Financial Institutions and Markets3
FIN 3330Risk Management and Insurance3
FIN 3340Investments3
MGT 4850Business Strategy4

Major Elective Courses/Optional Concentration

Complete one of the following options to reach 120 semester hours.

Major Electives

Complete 9 semester hours from the following and an additional 29 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.

Complete 9 semester hours from the following:9
ACC, FIN (4000 level)

Entrepreneurship Concentration

Note: Please consult with your advisor. 

Complete the 15 semester hours listed below and an additional 23 general elective semester hours to reach 120 semester hours. Courses from the major may not double count in the concentration.

Required Courses
Complete the following four courses:
FIN 3100Finance for New Ventures3
MKT 2700Product Design and Development3
MGT 2550Sustainable Entrepreneurship3
MGT 4995Experiential Management Practicum3
Elective Courses
Complete one of the following elective courses:3
Digital Marketing
Leading and Managing Change
New Venture Creation
Term 1Hours
Choose one of the following:4
Complete the following:
MTH 11003
MGT 11003
ACC 21003
ECN 11003
Term 2Hours
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
MTH 23003
ECN 12003
ACC 22003
ITC 1000 or 20163
Term 3Hours
ACC 31033
FIN 21053
MGT 23303
MGT 23103
Open elective3
Term 4Hours
MKT 21003
PHL 21003
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Term 5Hours
ACC 32013
FIN 33103
FIN 33303
MGT 22103
Open elective3
Term 6Hours
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
FIN 33403
ACC 32023
ACC 34103
Open elective3
Term 7Hours
Major elective3
Major elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Open elective3
Term 8Hours
ACC 43203
MGT 48503-4
Major elective3
Open elective3
Total Hours: 120-121