Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University

Accounting Online, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) - Liberal Studies

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Major GPA: 2.5 or higher
Overall GPA: 2.0 or higher
Core GPA: 2.0 or higher


Liberal Studies Requirements45
Other Basic Requirements0-3
Computer Competency0-3
Major Requirements72

* All undergraduate degree programs require a minimum of 120 credits.  Some courses meet multiple requirements, but are only counted once toward the 120 credit total required to graduate.

Liberal Studies Requirements

Students must complete a sum total of 45 SRU Liberal Studies-based credits. There are no specific requirements.

Basic Math Requirement

Check with your adviser or a current degree audit report to see if you have been exempted from this course. The credit earned in this course will not be counted toward the 120 credit hour minimum needed to earn a degree.

Complete one of the following:0-3
Meet required minimum SAT or ACT math score OR
Beginning Algebra
Total Hours0-3

Computer Competency

Demonstrate "computer competency" by one of the following:0-3
Pass Computer Competency Exam OR
Select one of the following at SRU or another post-secondary institution:
Introduction to Computing for Liberal Arts
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Computing and Programming
Technology for Wellness
Total Hours0-3

Major Requirements 

  • 36 major credits must be taken at SRU or PASSHE
  • 36 major credits must be taken at the 300 level or above
Business Administration Core Requirements
ECON 201Principles of Macroeconomics 13
ECON 202Principles of Microeconomics 13
ECON 219Business Analytics I 13
or MGMT 219 Business Analytics I
ECON 319Business Analytics II 13
or MGMT 319 Business Analytics II
ACCT 209Financial Accounting 13
ACCT 310Cost Accounting (Accounting Majors) 13
MGMT 320Operations Management I 13
MRKT 330Principles of Marketing 13
MGMT 351Organizational Behavior 13
BUSA 303Issues in Global Business 13
or MRKT 303 Issues in Global Business
FIN 320Managerial Finance 13
BUSA 340Legal Environment of Business 13
MGMT 458Business Capstone 13
MIS 265Management Information Systems 13
Required Computer Science Course
CPSC 210Productivity Software 13
or MIS 210 Productivity Software
Required Accounting Courses
ACCT 230Accounting Information Systems 23
ACCT 308Federal Individual Income Tax 23
ACCT 313Intermediate Accounting I 23
ACCT 314Intermediate Accounting II 23
ACCT 315Intermediate Accounting III 23
ACCT 411Auditing Theory and Practice 23
ACCT 413Advanced Accounting 23
Select two of the following:6
Federal Corporate and Transfer Taxes 2
Forensic Accounting 2
Cost Accounting II 2
Accounting Seminar 2
Auditing Systems 2
Advanced Accounting II 2
Accounting Data Analytics 2
Internship 2
Total Hours72

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Spring 2020.
Revised 09.15.2020
UCC 03.05.20