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Accountancy Candidate Profile

Undergraduate Course Prerequisites

Boise State Online MSA candidates possess a high degree of motivation, an aptitude for graduate study and a strong background in accountancy and business. Candidates are REQUIRED to complete the 18 semester credits of upper-division accounting courses listed below AND at least 15 semester credits in other business courses as noted below. All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Upper Division Accounting Courses
(or courses deemed equivalent)

ACCT 302 Survey of Federal Income Taxation (3)
ACCT 304 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
ACCT 314 Cost Accounting (3)
ACCT 350 Accounting Information Systems (3)
ACCT 405 Financial Statement Auditing (3)

Business Course Examples
(or other approved business topics)

At least 15 semester credits needed from the following business topics:

Business Communication
Business Law (recommended for CPA exam)
Business Leadership
Business Statistics
Human Resources
Information Technology
International Business
Operations Management
Supply Chain Management

Missing Specific Courses?

Students missing one (or more) of the required courses above should contact our Student Success team to learn about ways to complete the prerequisites prior to applying for admission.