2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Sep 15, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Accountancy - BS in Accounting


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With the Public Accountancy concentration, students develop a strong foundation in accounting theory, principles, and procedures and gain a broad base of business knowledge. Students explore coursework in corporate taxation and advanced financial accounting and business law while developing the problem-solving and communications skills needed to function effectively across an organization. This program prepares students for graduate study or an accounting career in business, nonprofit, government, or financial services sectors.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credits
  • General education  courses (46 cr.)
  • Core courses (100 cr.)
  • Concentration courses (20 cr.)
  • Elective courses (10 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (10 cr.)


Choose two courses from general education , Walden’s other bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. Elective credits should total 10 to meet the program requirements. Students may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet their elective requirements.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor . Although this program requires fewer than six elective courses, students have the option to complete a minor and graduate with more than the required number of credits for this program.