The following requirements must be fulfilled: a minimum of 120 credits, including University General Education, pre-business, business core, and accountancy major courses.

General education courses
UW 1020University Writing
6 credits taken in at least two writing in the disciplines (WID) courses in two or more separate semesters. 1
One critical analysis in the humanities course. 2
One scientific reasoning with laboratory course. 2
One course with an approved oral communication component. 2
Pre-business courses
BADM 1001
BADM 1002
Business Leader Foundations I
and Business Leader Foundations II 3
or BADM 1003 Business Leader Foundations for Transfer Students
BADM 3001Business Leader Career Strategy
BADM 4001Business Leader Launch
STAT 1051Introduction to Business and Economic Statistics
or STAT 1053 Introduction to Statistics in Social Science
or STAT 1111 Business and Economic Statistics I
or DNSC 1001 Business Analytics I: Statistics for Descriptive and Predictive Analytics
or APSC 3115 Engineering Analysis III
STAT 2112Business and Economic Statistics II
or STAT 2118 Regression Analysis
or STAT 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
or ECON 2123 Introduction to Econometrics
or DNSC 2001 Business Analytics II: Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics
ECON 1011Principles of Economics I
ECON 1012Principles of Economics II
One of the following sequences in mathematics:
MATH 1231
MATH 1232
Single-Variable Calculus I
and Single-Variable Calculus II
or MATH 1051
MATH 1252
Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences
and Calculus for the Social and Management Sciences
or MATH 1051
MATH 1231
Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences
and Single-Variable Calculus I
or MATH 1220
MATH 1221
MATH 1051
Calculus with Precalculus I
and Calculus with Precalculus II
and Finite Mathematics for the Social and Management Sciences
or MATH 1220
MATH 1221
MATH 1232
Calculus with Precalculus I
and Calculus with Precalculus II
and Single-Variable Calculus II
Business core courses
ACCY 2001Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACCY 2002Introductory Managerial Accounting
BADM 2001Markets and Politics
or BADM 2001W Markets and Politics
BADM 2301Management Information Systems Technology
BADM 3103Human Capital in Organizations
BADM 3401Contemporary Marketing Management
or BADM 3401W Contemporary Marketing Management
BADM 3501Financial Management and Markets
BADM 4801Strategy Formulation and Implementation
IBUS 3001Introduction to International Business
Accountancy major courses
ACCY 3101Intermediate Accounting I
ACCY 3102Intermediate Accounting II
ACCY 3401Federal Income Tax: Individuals
ACCY 3403Advanced Tax
ACCY 3601Business Law: Contracts, Torts, and Property
ACCY 4107Advanced Accounting
ACCY 4301Auditing
ACCY 4501Accounting Systems
ACCY 4601Business Law: Enterprise Organization
ACCY 4801Financial Accounting Capstone
In general, students complete 28 credits in elective courses to reach the 120 credits required for the degree. Elective courses may be applied to a GWSB concentration, a non-GWSB minor, or a GWSB or non-GWSB second major. Reference the GWSB undergraduate policies section for course restrictions.

1 Courses must be taken after completion of UW 1020  and in separate semesters.

2 See Undergraduate Education at GW for additional information regarding approved courses for this requirement.

3 First-year students take BADM 1001 and BADM 1002; transfer students take BADM 1003.

Note: Students who intend to take the CPA examination should be aware that the coursework required for admission to the examination varies from state to state. Students are advised to consult the Board of Accountancy for the state in which they plan to take the examination and choose courses that meet that state’s requirements.

Double majors

Students in the BS in accountancy program who wish to pursue a double major must declare accountancy as their first major; the second major cannot be business. See GWSB Regulations and University Regulations for additional information. Students should consult with a GWSB academic advisor for assistance and additional information.