School: Business
Degree Type: Associates Degree | Bachelors Degree | Minor
Format: In-Person
Student Type: Graduate Accelerated and Online | Traditional Undergraduate | Undergraduate Accelerated and Online

BS, ACCOUNTING: Traditional

Bachelor of Science

Warner Pacific’s Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting is a traditional four-year course of study. Accounting majors work in finance careers with job titles such as financial analyst, finance manager, chief financial officer, budget analyst or business and financial consultant.  Professional accountants provide essential services in day-to day operations in all industries and sectors of the economy in private, corporate, nonprofit and government organizations.

As an Accounting major, students receive valuable, practical internship experience while completing the degree, which leads 95 percent of our accounting graduates to find work upon graduation.

Warner Pacific faculty members are business professionals who are personally invested in student success, and WPU Accounting graduates are in high demand.

Required Course Work

(In addition to Warner Pacific’s General Education Core Requirements)

Prerequisites:
BUS 223: Introduction to Microsoft Office
MA 111: College Algebra (or higher level math)

BUS 120: Introduction to Business & Personal Finance, 3 credits
BUS 195: Internship Preparation, 2 credits
BUS 211: Financial Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 212: Managerial Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 225 OR 335: Introduction to QuickBooks OR Accounting Information Systems, 3 credits
BUS 290, Ethics, Social Issues, and Responsibility, 3 credits
BUS 303: Business and Employment Law, 3 credits
BUS 310: Management Theory and Practice, 3 credits
BUS 311 Intermediate Accounting I, 3 credits
BUS 312, Intermediate Accounting II, 3 credits
BUS 314: Cost Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 394: Research Methods and Statistics, 3 credits
BUS 411: Advanced Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 412: Individual Taxation, 3 credits
BUS 445: Global Business, 3 credits
BUS 495: Internship, 1-6 credits
EC 203: Economics, 3 credits
MRKT 242 Marketing, 3 credits

One or more electives (3 credits total):
BUS 364: Corporate Finance, 3 credits
BUS 370: Decision Modeling, 3 credits
BUS 371: Investments, 3 credits
BUS 372: Financial Analysis and Valuation, 3 credits
BUS 413: Business Taxation, 3 credits
BUS 415: VITA/Tax Volunteer, 1-3 credits
BUS 490:  Accounting Topics, 1-3 credits.

Curriculum requirements:  57 credits. This includes 30 upper division credits in residence and 34 credits total upper division, as well as general core courses, business classes, and accounting classes.

BA, ACCOUNTING: Professional & Graduate Studies (PGS)

Bachelor of Arts

When designing the accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Accounting degree for Professional & Graduate Studies students, Warner Pacific considered today’s adult learner needs. This business degree may be completed in just 18 months attending one night per week. Courses are five to six weeks each.

Geared specifically toward working adults who have completed some college-level coursework, this accelerated bachelor’s degree in business blends theoretical instruction with practical, real-world examples.

Students, in turn, apply these concepts directly to their existing careers and bring their own professional insights into the classroom. All instructors are professionals in the field, ensuring up-to-date best practices and methodologies.

Required Course Work

Prerequisites:  BUS 211A and BUS 212A or equivalent, BUS 107A or equivalent, and BUS 223A or equivalent

BUS 301A: Management and Leadership, 3 credits
BUS 303A: Business and Employment Law, 3 credits
BUS 306A: Economics for Managers, 3 credits
BUS 311A: Intermediate Accounting I, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 212A)
BUS 312A: Intermediate Accounting II, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 311A)
BUS 314A: Cost Accounting, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 312A)
BUS 332A: Auditing, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 312A)
BUS 336A: Accounting Information Systems, 3 credits
BUS 401A: Quantitative Analysis for Business, 3 credits
BUS 411A: Advanced Accounting, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 312A)
BUS 412A, Introduction to Taxation, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 312A)
BUS 413A: Business Taxation, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 312A)
BUS 450A: Business Policies, 4 credits
HUM 310A: Faith, Living & Learning, 3 credits
ILR 300A: Advanced Information Literacy & Research, 3 credits
REL 320A: Spirituality, Character and Service, 3 credits.

Cohort curriculum requirements: 49 semester credits; 40 credits in residence, 40 credits upper division.
Requirements for the major: 40 semester credits: 34 credits in residence, 40 credits upper division.

ACCOUNTING MINOR

Prerequisites: EC203, BUS/PS 303, MA 111 required.

Required:
BUS 211: Financial Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 212: Managerial Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 311: Intermediate Accounting I, 3 credits
BUS 312: Intermediate Accounting II, 3 credits

Students choose six semester credits from the following:
BUS 314: Cost Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 331: Non-profit Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 332: Auditing, 3 credits
BUS 411: Advanced Accounting, 3 credits
BUS 412: Individual Taxation, 3 credits
BUS 413: Business Taxation, 3 credits
BUS 415: VITA/Tax Volunteer, 1-3 credits
BUS 490: Special Topics, 3 credits

18 credits: 12 credits in residence, 12 credits upper division.

AS in Accounting

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
The Associate of Science in Accounting prepares students for entry-level positions in bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts, business, and accounting.

This two-year degree is suitable for transfer into bachelor degree programs and will satisfy all the pre-requisites for the Bachelor of Arts in Accounting program.

Cohort Study Curriculum
Requirements for the degree: 60 semester credits; 30 credits in residence
Requirements for the major: 33 semester credits: 18 credits in residence

All courses are 3 credits and 5 weeks in length

Major Requirements
PSY 110A: Principles of Adult Learning, 3 credits
BUS/SOC 100A: Team Dynamics, 3 credits
BUS 120A: Introduction to Business & Personal Finance, 3 credits
BUS 210A: Accounting Fundamentals, 3 credits
BUS 211A: Financial Accounting, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 210A)
BUS 212A: Managerial Accounting, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 211A)
BUS 223A: Microsoft Office, 3 credits
BUS 224A: Computer Accounting Applications, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 212A)
BUS 225A: Payroll Accounting, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 212A)
BUS 226A: Federal Taxation, 3 credits (Prerequisite: BUS 225A)
BUS 261A: Organizational Writing and Presentations, 3 credits

Core Requirements
REL 291A: Religious and Philosophical Foundations of Ethical Practice, 3 credits (must be taken at WPU)
BI 151A: The Bible as Literature OR HE 151A: Health & Fitness for Adults (or approved Bible or health transfer course), 3 credits
SOC 340A: Race and Ethnic Relations (or approved diversity transfer course), 3 credits
PS 140A: American Government OR PSY 100A: Found Elements of Psychology (or approved urban life transfer course), 3 credits
EN 111A: English Composition I (or equivalent transfer course), 3 credits
EN 112A: English Composition II (or equivalent transfer course), 3 credits
ENV 100A: Environmental Studies (or approved college-level science transfer course), 3 credits
MA 104A: Math for Liberal Arts (or approved college-level math transfer course), 3 credits
EN 120A: Introduction to Literature, OR HIS 200A: Introduction to History OR FA 200A: Introduction to the Arts (or approved history or fine arts transfer course), 3 credits

Accounting & Finance Partners:

Aldrich CPAs & Advisors
Boehme + Running CPA’s LLC
Creative Financial Staffing
Delap LLP
Fisher Investments
Foray Business Group
Heritage Bank
Holman Enterprises
KPMG
McDonald Jacobs, PC
Moss Adams, LLP
Nike
Paper Investigator, Inc.
RVK Consulting
Wells Fargo
U.S. Government – IRS

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