Students can complete the Master of Business Administration program while pursuing a concentration in accounting. This concentration in accounting will enable students to meet the Louisiana State Board of Certified Public Accountants requirement that at least 150 hours of college credit be completed in order to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination. (For further information regarding this issue, please contact the Accounting Department Head and/or see “CPA Examination 150-Hour Education Requirement” in the Department of Accounting, College of Business section of the catalogue. Students who pursue a concentration in accounting will select their electives from the following set of courses:
Accounting 500, 506 or 542 Govt/Not for Profit, Theory, Adv Tax
Accounting 607 Advanced Auditing
Accounting 620 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
Accounting 695* Special Topics in Accounting
*Replaces MGMT 695
Students wishing to enroll in any ofthe abovecourses should ensure that they have the appropriate prerequisite(s) listed in the course description.
The overall educational objective of the Master of Business Administration degree program with the concentration in accounting is to provide students with advanced competencies, which are necessary for succeeding in higher-level positions in the profession or further graduate education.
Specific educational objectives of the program include: