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Major in Accounting

Shorelight - University of Utah, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

December 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 33,000

Course Accredited By

NWCCU

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
The undergraduate degree in accounting gives students the chance to move beyond merely tracking income and assets.
  • Engage in financial management, business transaction tracking, merger and acquisition strategy, tax strategy, and wealth management. Understand core business operations and engage in activities crucial to management and stakeholder decision-making.

Enrollment Cycles

  • December 2022
  • April 2023
  • July 2023

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B-/8

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • ID (2 Terms) 105
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95

UGANDA

  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms C7
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms B5

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • ID (2 Terms) 105
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95

TANZANIA

  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • ID (2 Terms) 105
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See GCE criteria
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms GCE

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • ID (2 Terms) 105
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms D or 3 or higher
  • Undergraduate EAP 3 Terms D or 3 or higher
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C or 4 or higher

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 4
  • PSE (1 Term) 4.5
  • ID (2 Terms) 6.5
  • EAP (3 Terms) 5 No subscore below 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 - 6.0 No subscore below 5.0

TOEFL

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 40 – 49
  • PSE (1 Term) 50 – 59
  • ID (2 Terms) 80
  • EAP (3 Terms) 60 - 67 No subscore below 12
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 - 79 No subscore below 14

Duolingo

  • PSE (3 Terms) NA
  • PSE (2 Terms) 70
  • PSE (1 Term) 80
  • ID (2 Terms) 105
  • EAP (3 Terms) 85
  • AAP (2 Terms) 95

CORE: 31 CREDITS CLASS PREREQUISITES

  • 3 ACCTG 5110 – Financial Accounting l C- or better in ACCTG 3600 or 3601 or BCOR 3010
  • 3 ACCTG 5120 – Financial Accounting II C- or better in ACCTG 5110 and full major status in Accounting
  • 3 ACCTG 5130 – Financial Accounting III C- or better in ACCTG 5120 and full major status in Accounting
  • 3 ACCTG 5150 – Accounting Analytics C- or better in ACCTG 3600 or ACCTG 3601 or BCOR 3010
  • 3 ACCTG 5210 – Management Accounting I C- or better in ACCTG 3600, ACCTG 3601 or BCOR 3010
  • 3 ACCTG 5350 – Accounting Regulations and Business Ethics C- or better in ACCTG 5110 and Full Major status in Accounting or Departmental Consent.

CLASS PREREQUISITES

  • 3 ACCTG 5610 – Reading and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Formerly ACCTG 5315 - class no longer offered
  • C- or better in ACCTG 5120 and Full Major status in the School of Business or Minor status in the School of Business and Department Consent
  • 3 ACCTG 5310 – Taxation C- or better in ACCTG 3600 or 3601 or BCOR 3010
  • 4 ACCTG 5450 – Accounting Systems and Auditing C- or better in ACCTG 5110 AND ACCTG 5150 and Full Major status in Accounting or Department Consent.

Note: ACCTG 5220: Management Accounting II removed from checklist because requirement waived for 2020-2021 declared Accounting Majors.

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES: 3 CREDITS CLASS PRE-REQUITIES

  • 3 ACCTG 5140 – International Accounting C- or better in ACCTG 3600 or 3601 or BCOR 3010
  • Typical cost for two semesters $47,000 
  • Tuition $33,000 
  • Housing $7,000 
  • Dining $5,000 
  • Other $2,000

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