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Inspired to improve the world of business.

In today’s dynamic business world, you’re dedicated to creating successful business opportunities, while assisting with an individual’s or organization’s financial performance. At Marian, we understand your commitment to the business world and strive to help you achieve your goals through our accounting program.

The Program
Marian’s accounting program aims to develop leaders who are prepared to provide a positive impact for businesses across the nation. As a student in the program, you’ll explore and develop essential knowledge and skills in all aspects of business—including accounting, economics, finance, law, management, marketing and personnel.

The Possibilities
As a student in the accounting program, you’ll engage in courses as part of our liberal arts and business core curriculum, as well as be able to select courses of special interest. You’ll benefit from the personal, one-on-one classroom experience, with the opportunity to work with faculty who collectively bring more than 80 years of business experience.

The Results
As a graduate of the program, you’ll be positioned to enter the professional world, especially with the competencies and experience needed to qualify to take the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) or Certified Managerial Accounting (CMA) examinations. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting an increase in the need for business professionals with bachelor’s degrees, graduates of the accounting program gain practical experience and increase job opportunities.

The Marian Difference
At Marian University, you’ll be inspired by our focus on personalized support and quality practical experiences. You’ll find faculty who are experts in the business field, bringing with them decades of experience and a passion to serve others. As an accounting graduate from Marian University, you’ll have the skills, knowledge and insight to be successful in the 21st century business world.

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Program Information

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Marian University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with majors in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Care Administration, Management, Marketing, Sport & Recreation Management.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) with major in Information Technology.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with majors in General Management, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Operations and Supply Chain Management.
  • Master of Science (MS) with concentration in Organizational Leadership.

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education
11374 Strang Line Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66215, USA
(913) 631-3009
www.iacbe.org

General Education Program: 46-49 credits of University requirements, including PHI 231; MAT 130 or MAT 201. TEC 102 is highly recommended.

Business programs core
34 credits:
ACC 201 Financial Accounting, 3 cr.
ACC 306 Managerial Accounting, 3 cr.
BUA 203 Career Preparation, 1 cr.
BUA 310 International Business, 3 cr.
BUA 350 Business Law, 3 cr.
BUA 402 Strategy and Policy, 3 cr.
ECO 201 Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ECO 202 Microeconomics, 3 cr.
FIN 301 Managerial Finance, 3 cr.
MGT 213 Principles of Management, 3 cr.
MKT 201 Principles of Marketing, 3 cr.
TEC 200 Fundamentals of Information Technology, 3 cr.

3 credits from the following:
ENG 222 Business Communications, 3 cr.
COM 101 Fundamentals of Communication, 3 cr.
COM 232 Public Speaking, 3 cr.
COM 324 Interpersonal Communication, 3 cr.

3-4 credits from the following:
BUA 210 Statistical Techniques for Research Data Analysis, 3 cr.
MAT 122 Introduction to Probability and Statistics, 4 cr.

Accounting courses
21 credits:

ACC 310 Intermediate Financial Accounting I, 3 cr.
ACC 311 Intermediate Financial Accounting II, 3 cr.
ACC 312 Advanced Accounting, 3 cr.
ACC 331 Income Tax I, 3 cr.
ACC 332 Income Tax II, 3 cr.
ACC 422 Auditing, 3 cr.
ACC 431 Advanced Cost Accounting, 3 cr.

0-3 credits:
ACC 397/497 Accounting - Internship, 0-3 cr.

14-21 credits:
University electives

*As of January 1, 2001, a total of 150 credit hours are needed to qualify to take the CPA examination.

For more details regarding this program, view Marian’s Academic Bulletin.

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