Finance and Accounting Management, BS (transition)

Students who matriculated prior to fall 2016 may either follow this curriculum or the new curriculum under “Business and Social Sciences Programs."

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.

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.

Core Courses

31 semester hours required

ENG 1105
and ENG 1106
College Writing 1
and Lab for ENG 1105
ENG 1107
and ENG 1108
College Writing 2
and Lab for ENG 1107
ENG 2105
and ENG 2106
Writing Workshop
and Lab for ENG 2105
ENG 3107
and ENG 3108
Writing for the Professions: Business and the Social Sciences
and Lab for ENG 3107
Course satisfying Engaging Difference and Diversity core3
PHL 2100Business Ethics3
Course satisfying Engaging with the Natural and Designed World core3
ITC 1000Computer Applications3
or ITC 2016 End-User Data Analysis Tools
MTH 1100College Algebra3

Major Required Courses

49 semester hours required

ECN 1200Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECN 1100Principles of Microeconomics3
MTH 2300Business Statistics3
ACC 2100Financial Accounting3
ACC 2200Managerial Accounting3
ACC 3201Financial Reporting and Analysis 13
ACC 3202Financial Reporting and Analysis 23
MGT 2330Business Law3
FIN 2105Introduction to Corporate Finance3
MGT 1100Introduction to Business3
PSY 1100Foundations of Psychology3
ACC 3103Cost Accounting3
FIN 3340Investments3
FIN 4220Working Capital Management3
FIN 4230International Finance3
MGT 4850Business Strategy3,4

Major Elective Courses

6 semester hours required

Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
Principles of Taxation
Advanced Taxation
Financial Statement Analysis
Financial Institutions and Markets
Principles of Auditing
Advanced Accounting
Risk Management and Insurance
Personal Financial Planning
Real Estate Finance

Open Electives

Complete a minimum of 34 semester hours of open electives to reach 120 semester hours.