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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Accountancy Certificate

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Effective Fall 2014

The Krannert Graduate School of Management is pleased to offer this description of our Certificate of Advanced Accountancy Program. This program enhances our accounting undergraduate curriculum by

  • Offering a directed plan of study to meet the 150 hour requirement for taking the CPA Exam.
  • Opportunities for enhanced training for those interested in corporate accounting positions.
  • Offering students an opportunity to earn advanced recognition by obtaining a Certificate of Advanced Accountancy in addition to their undergraduate degree.
  • Offering 5 specialized, upper‐division accounting courses.
  • Increasing the number of communication, ethics, leadership and other courses taken outside the School of Management.

To complete the requirements for the Certificate a student must

Complete 150 credit hours

Take 5 classes from selected lists of Management courses and courses in communication, ethics, leadership and general education


Students are encouraged to take multiple internships (particularly one in spring semester of their fourth year) and study abroad. For those students seeking a position in public accounting, you are encouraged begin taking a CPA exam review course in their last semester before graduation (or in the summer following graduation).

Program Requirements

  1. Candidates for the Certificate will be undergraduate accounting majors and will complete at least 150 credit hours, consisting of the coursework that makes up the undergraduate accounting major and the additional 27 credit hours of coursework for the Certificate as detailed below.
  2. Candidates for the Certificate will take four 3‐credit accounting electives from the following list: MGMT 50700 - Advanced Federal Income Taxes , MGMT 50900 - International Accounting , MGMT 53000 - Financial Statement Analysis , MGMT 53100 - Government/Not-For-Profit Accounting , MGMT 53200 - Forensic Accounting And Fraud Examination , MGMT 59000 - Directed Readings In Management  and other advanced accounting electives as offered. Candidates must earn a grade of C or better in each accounting course that they wish to count towards the Certificate.
  3. Candidates for the Certificate will take 5 classes from the following two lists, with a minimum of 2 classes from each list. Pre‐requisites are in parentheses; a course number that is followed by a c is a co‐requisite. A course number that is followed by a * is one for which a grade of C or better is required to satisfy the pre‐requisite.

Summary of Accounting Electives Available to Certificate Students as of the 2014‐2015 Academic Year

For more information, please contact the course instructor or visit the Accounting Academic Group web site.

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