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TRANSFER FROM MATC:
ACCOUNTING

73 Credits

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Transfer Policies

All students must complete at UW-Parkside at least 50 percent of the total business department credits required for the bachelor of science degree with majors in accounting, business management, management information systems or marketing. The total business department credits include the business preparation courses, the business foundation core courses, and the major courses. Only courses with a grade of C or better will be accepted (C-minus is not acceptable) to fulfill a major requirement. Only junior/senior level courses in business from regionally accredited four-year colleges or universities are eligible to be transferred for any 300-400 level course in business. 

Accounting Major catalog information

Graduation Requirements  |  Business Major

All business students are subject to the following graduation requirements.

  • Completion of 120 credits including general university requirements. A minimum of 57 credits of the total 120 credits required to graduate must be in areas other than business and upper-level economics. Speech 105, Math 112, English 201, 202 or 204, Economics 120 and 121 may count in this amount. Reconsideration of this policy will be given to students who enter UW-Parkside with advanced standing (e.g. foreign language, placement into college or advanced English or math classes, etc.).
  • Completion of requirements of the business department and individual majors. Students must meet all requirements for the major in effect at the time of admission into the specific program.
  • Students must obtain a grade of C or better in each of the “Fundamental Preparation Courses” and “Business Preparation Courses” as listed in the section on course requirements.
  • An overall degree GPA of 2.00 or higher (including any transfer courses).
  • An overall GPA of 2.5 in 300/400 level business foundation, major and concentration courses (including any transfer courses).

The following requirements are in addition to the university general education requirements. Please use this guide in tandem with the Degree Requirements Transfer Guide.

 

Common Fundamental, Preparation and Core Course Requirements for all Business Majors  |  49 credits

Business students should declare a major, and concentration if applicable, as soon as possible to stay on track toward graduation.

The following common requirements for all degrees in the business department are in addition to the university general education requirements.

 

FUNDAMENTAL PREPARATION COURSES  | 16 credits**

A minimum grade of C or better is required in each course below (C-minus is not acceptable).

Required Core Courses  |  13 credits
These courses serve as prerequisites for most of the curriculum

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 120
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 121
MATH 115 OR 201 College Algebra II MATH 112
SPEECH 201 Public Speaking SPCH 105


Advanced Writing Courses  |  3 credits
Choose one:

MATC COURSE      UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
- Advanced Composition ENGL 201
ENGL 208 Technical Writing  ENGL 202
- Writing for Business and Industry ENGL 204

**Approved transfer classes worth fewer credits than the equivalent class can reduce the 16-credit requirement.


Business Preparation Courses  |  15 credits**
A minimum of C or better is required in each course below (C- is not acceptable)

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
ACCTG 111 AND 113 Financial Accounting ACCT 201
ACCTG 126 Managerial Accounting ACCT 202
BADM 160 OR 165 Legal Environment of Business BUS 272
BADM 104 Business Statistics I QM 210
- Business Statistics ll QM 310

**Approved transfer classes worth fewer credits than the equivalent class can reduce the 15-credit requirement.


Business Foundation Core Courses   |  18 credits
Students must acquire an overall average GPA of 2.5 in 300/400 level foundation, major and concentration courseS

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
- Operations Management QM 319
- Management Information Systems MIS 320
- Managerial Finance FIN 330
- Organizational Behavior MGT 349
- Marketing Principles MKT 350
- Strategic Management BUS 495

**Approved transfer classes worth fewer credits than the equivalent class can reduce the 18-credit requirement.

ACCOUNTING COURSES  | 24 credits

Students should declare the Accounting major as soon as possible to stay on track toward graduation. The Accounting program at UW-Parkside includes fundamental and business preparation courses (31 credits), upper-level foundation core courses (18 credits), and accounting major courses (24 credits).

Required Accounting Major Courses  |  24 credits
300- or 400-level economics courses and 200-level or above economics courses.

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
- Intermediate Accounting l ACCT 301
- Intermediate Accounting ll ACCT 302
- Individual Taxation ACCT 305
- Business Taxation ACCT 306
- Advanced Accounting ACCT 400
- Advanced Cost Accounting ACCT 403
- Auditing ACCT 404
- Business Law BUS 372

Recommended  |  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (ACCT 405) is an optional course offered only at Parkside.

Students planning to take regional CPA Exams should take one of the two courses below.

State of Wisconsin :

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
- Accounting Information System ACCT 402

State of Illinois:

MATC COURSE UW-PARKSIDE NAME UW-PARKSIDE COURSE
SOCSCI 200 Introduction to Ethics PHIL 206
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