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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, BA

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Department of Accounting, College of Business and Economics

96-98 credits

Admission and Declaration Process

For students to be considered as an Accounting Major for pre-major, provisional major, or full major status, students must submit an online application found at http://www.cbe.wwu.edu/College/Applications.asp and meet the following requirements:

  • Confirmed admission to WWU and at least 45 credits or be in the CBE Distinguished Scholars program.
  • Be in good academic standing with the University and meet GPA requirement with either: 1) a minimum GPA of 2.75 including grades from transfer courses in the foundation courses, or 2) a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50 in all college-level course work including any transfer work.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Advanced Business Core Courses

  • One course from:

  • 12 upper-division accounting credits under advisement

  • Take one Communication Focus (CF) course and a minimum of three writing proficiency points in approved upper-division writing proficiency courses (WP) at WWU with a minimum grade of C-. The CF and WP courses must be taken within CBE and can be completed as part of the above required and elective courses, prior to graduation. Consult the Timetable of Classes for the specific course sections that fulfill the CF and WP requirements

  • Accounting and Business majors must complete a minimum of 90 credits in areas other than accounting and business administration.

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