Jul 08, 2020  
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Major (B.S.)

This degree prepares a student to enter into the field of accounting. The degree was designed for students entering into business as an accountant or to continue their degree work in accountancy. The unique blend of accounting principles coupled with foundational biblical truth provides an excellent preparation for the field. The program includes coursework in business, math, and Bible to develop excellence in academics from a Christian worldview. In addition, numerous accounting courses are included, as well as a field experience. Finally, students may elect to fulfill Crown's 30 hours of Bible, theology and Christian ministries courses and earn a second degree in Christian Studies. Crown is interested in students' academic preparation as well as preparing the whole person for professional life. Faculty and staff have a breadth of experience and practical knowledge and work alongside students as mentors and advisors. While studying accounting, students will come to appreciate how God uniquely designed them for a challenging profession.

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

Major Core

IV. Electives - 5-22 Credits *

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

Recommended BIB/THE elective:

Option: Accelerated Degree Program

Qualified students in the B.S. in Accounting program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  in an additional year and a half instead of the typical two and a half years. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for this option.

Course Requirements for MBA

Students who are accepted into the accelerated Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course                                                                   

ACC 350 - Cost Management  

MBA 5210 - Managerial Accounting  

BUS 337 - Operations Management  

MBA 6212 - Operations Management  

BUS 350 - Principles of Marketing 

MBA 6210 - Marketing Management  

BUS 375 - Financial Management 

MBA 6213 - Financial Management  

BUS 421 - Business Law 

MBA 5230 - Business Law and Ethics  

MAT 226 - Applied Statistics 

MBA 5211 - Applied Business Statistics  


Click for more information about the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Accounting Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the service credit requirements are required for departmental admission in the Accounting major.

Junior Year

Spring Semester - 18 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits