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Major Requirements

Declaration Requirements

To declare a major in Accountancy, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Completion of 28.0 hours at DePaul University
  • The following courses must be completed with a grade of C- or higher: ACC 101, ACC 102, BLW 201*, ECO 105, ECO 106, MAT 135, MAT 136, and MAT 137
  • A minimum cumulative DePaul grade point average of 2.500
  • A minimum Accountancy (ACC) grade point average of 2.000
  • No grade of IN, R, or lower than C- in any Accountancy (ACC) course or course used toward the Accountancy major
  • Completion of ACC 303 and ACC 304 with minimum grades of C-

Course Requirements

In addition to ACC 101 and ACC 102, a student majoring in Accountancy is required to complete the following courses totaling at least 42.0 hours: 

*Students majoring in accounting (primary or secondary) are allowed to substitute ACC 370 in place of BLW 201.

Career Management Course

Students are required to complete the Career Course (250) associated with the major. Students who double major may choose the Career Course (250) associated with either major provided that hours for graduation are satisfied.

Open Electives

Open elective credit (4.0 hours) is needed to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.

Financial Reporting Series

Students who have taken the financial accounting course, ACC 307-H taught within the finance cohort are exempt from taking the financial accounting course ACC 304.

Students who have taken the financial accounting course, ACC 309-H taught within the finance cohort are exempt from taking the financial accounting courses ACC 305 and ACC 306.  A student exempt from ACC 306 due to completion of ACC 309 must take an additional Accountancy Elective to complete the hours required for the Accountancy major.

Graduation Requirements

All Accountancy (ACC) courses and any courses used toward the Accountancy major must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and with a combined GPA of 2.000 or higher.​

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