Accounting

The accounting major provides a series of courses to prepare the student for a career in the field of accounting.

Major Requirements

  • Accounting
    101, 102, 210, 310, 315, 320, 420, 424, 430
  • Business Administration
    240, 250, 335, 345, 350, 490
  • Economics
    190, 191, 260

It is strongly recommended that accounting majors take Accounting 325, Mathematics 170, and English 336.

The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used for only one repeated course required for the major.

A minimum of one half of the courses in the major field must be completed at Dominican. The State of Illinois requires that an individual must have 150 semester hours of college credit to sit for the Certified Public Accounting examination. Any student planning to sit for the CPA exam may want to consider enrolling in the combined BS/MBA program to meet the 150 semester hour requirement. Students who major in accounting will earn the Bachelor of Science degree.

Minor Requirements

Four courses in accounting selected from those required for the accounting major and two additional courses from business administration and/or economics selected from those listed under major requirements. The satisfactory/fail grade option may be used in only one repeated course required for the minor. A minimum of one half of the courses in the minor field must be completed at Dominican.

Declaring an Accounting Major or Minor

To declare a major or minor in accounting, please visit the Rosary College of Arts & Sciences office in Crown Link 100 to pick up a declaration form. Please return the form to the Brennan School of Business office in Lewis Hall, Room 203.