The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Accounting (BS)

FALL - Semester 1

Truman Week
Math Class (as placed)
ENG 190 Writing or COMM 170 Public Speaking
BSAD 153: Introduction to Business Data Analytics (or sem. 2)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language
Liberal Studies Courses
Military Science

SPRING - Semester 2

Math or Statistics
COMM 170 Public Speaking or ENG 190 Writing
BSAD 153 Intro Bus Data Analytics (or sem. 1)
Choose 5-10 hours from:
Foreign Language
Liberal Studies Courses
Lifetime Health or Military Science

FALL - Semester 3

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 220: Introduction to Financial Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Env. Business (or sem. 4)
Principles of Economics (ECON 200/201/205)
STAT 220: Fund Data Science (or sem. 4)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language (or yr. 1)
Liberal Studies Courses

SPRING - Semester 4

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 221: Intro. to Management Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Environment of Business (or sem. 3)
Principles of Economics (as needed)
STAT 220: Fund Data Science (or sem. 3)
Missouri Statute Course
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language (or yr. 1)
Liberal Studies Courses

FALL - Semester 5

ACCT 302: Financial Reporting I
ACCT 319: Cost/Management Accounting (or sem. 6)
ACCT 367 Accounting Information Systems
BSAD 349: Organizational Behavior
JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar (or sem. 6)
BSAD 353: Information Management and Date Analytics (or sem. 6)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
BSAD 325: Principles of Marketing
BSAD 329: Principles of Finance
ACCT 407: Fed Taxation
Bachelor of Science Requirement

SPRING - Semester 6

ACCT 303: Financial Reporting II
ACCT 319: Cost/Management Accounting (or sem. 5)
JINS 3XX Junior Writing Seminar (or sem. 5)
BSAD 352: Operations Management
BSAD 353: Information Management and Data Analytics (or sem. 5)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
BSAD 329: Principles of Finance
BSAD 325: Principles of Marketing
ACCT 407: Fed Taxation
Bachelor of Science Requirement

FALL - Semester 7

ACCT 417: Auditing
BSAD 460: Strategic Management
Bachelor of Science Requirement (as needed)
Liberal Studies Courses (as needed)
Electives (as needed)

SPRING - Semester 8

ACCT 498: Accounting Capstone
Bachelor of Science Requirement (as needed)
Liberal Studies Courses (as needed)
Electives (as needed)

Department chair: please contact Jonathan Vieker with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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