MSU Billings Catalog

Accounting Associate of Science Program of Study

Required Courses

General Education Requirements31
The following General Education courses are required. Students should select General Education courses in consultation with their advisors.
Finite Mathematics
College Writing I
Communication & Information Literacy
Cyber Security & Electronic Co
Intro to Interpersonal Comm
Research in the Info Age
Natural Sciences
Select from list
Social Sciences
Principles of Microeconomics
Select from list
Cultural Diversity
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Fine Arts
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Select from list
Core Courses
ACTG 101Accounting Procedures I3
ACTG 102Accounting Procedures II3
ACTG 201Principles of Fin Acct 23
ACTG 202Principles of Managerial Acct 23
BGEN 235Business Law 23
BGEN 240Intro Business Data Analysis 23
CAPP 156MS Excel3
Select one of the following:3
Applied Accntg & Decision Mkg
Payroll Accounting
Income Tax Fundamentals
Fnd of Govt & Not Profit Acct
Restricted Electives
Select a minimum of 5 credits from below, in consultation with an advisor.5
Business Finance
Internship/Cooperative Educ 1
Principles of Macroeconomics 2
Introduction to Statistics 2
Business & Prof Writing 2
Total Minimum Credits60

Course transfers to the College of Business as a general elective.


Course transfers to the College of Business core.

Suggested Plan of Study

First Semester
ACTG 101Accounting Procedures I3
CAPP 156MS Excel3
General Education9
Second Semester
ACTG 102Accounting Procedures II3
General Education11
WRIT 220Business & Prof Writing3
or STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics
or ECNS 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
or BFIN 322 Business Finance
Third Semester
ACTG 201Principles of Fin Acct3
BGEN 235Business Law3
ACTG 125QuickBooks3
or ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting
or ACTG 211 Income Tax Fundamentals
General Education3
Restricted Elective3
Fourth Semester
ACTG 202Principles of Managerial Acct3
BGEN 240Intro Business Data Analysis3
General Education6
Restricted Elective3