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Bachelor of Science in
Accounting

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An Accounting degree provides outstanding career opportunities in a variety of industries.

Our emphasis on real-world application trains you for roles in professional, industrial, managerial or governmental accounting.

Florida Southern College prepares accounting students to compete in today’s complex global market by equipping them with the skills needed to understand the language of business through a robust curriculum and expert faculty. You’ll gain exposure to all areas of accounting — financial, tax, cost/managerial, auditing, information systems, and forensics. Additionally, FSC has three Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Educator Award winners teaching our accounting students.

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Online Info Sessions for Adult Undergraduate
December 10

We offer a selection of online information sessions to help cater to the individual needs of our prospective adult undergraduate students.

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January 25, 2021

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.

Top Reasons to choose Accounting at florida southern college

AACSB Accredited

Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.

Recognized Excellence

Florida Southern’s Accounting program has three Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Educator Award winners teaching our students.

Affordable and Accelerated

A timely completion of your degree is critical to your total tuition cost and busy schedule, which is why we offer accelerated courses in 7- and 14-week terms, providing you a quality education that saves you time and money.

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Personalized Advising

Your academic advisor works with you from the moment you are accepted to create a road map to graduation, creating a custom schedule specific to your needs.

CPA Licensure Preparation

Extend your academic experience at FSC by applying to the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program to meet the 150 credit hour requirement for CPA Licensure. A benefit is that the majority of the faculty you are familiar with from your undergraduate courses teach at the graduate level.

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Program Details

As a non-traditional adult student, we know your time is valuable. That is why we offer you flexibility through courses that are on-campus, online, or hybrid. The six upper-level accounting courses required for the major are only offered on campus and in a 14-week long semester to ensure student success.

On-Campus

Courses are offered in an on-campus format with convenient evening schedules.

Online

Courses are offered in a flexible online format.

Hybrid

Courses are offered in a hybrid format, a combination of online and in-class meetings.

Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
A. General Education Requirements 40 hours
B. Major Requirements 66 hours
Course Number Course Name
ACC 2111 Foundations of Financial Accounting
ACC 2112 Foundations of Managerial Accounting
ACC 3111 Financial Accounting I
ACC 3112 Financial Accounting II
ACC 3211 Cost Accounting
ACC 3705 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 4411 Federal Taxation
ACC 4511 Auditing
ACC 4960/4961 Accounting Internship*
BUS 1115 The Dynamics of Business and Free Enterprise (waived)
BUS 2217 Principles of Management
BUS 2220 Microsoft Excel for Business
BUS 3160 Marketing Principles
BUS 3311 Legal Environment of Business
BUS 3453 Managerial Finance
BUS 3960 Professional Development*
BUS 4999 Seminar in Strategic Management of the Business Enterprise
ECO 2010 Essentials of Economics
*Should you choose not to complete BUS 3960 Professional Development and ACC 4960/4961, you will need to complete an additional 4 credit hours in electives.
C. Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements 12 hours
D. Electives 8 hours
E. Total 124 hours

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

2020-2021 - Effective August 18, 2020

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition Per Credit Hour $330
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled $30 to $120

*Tuition will be billed prior to the beginning of each semester based on credit hours. Tuition must be paid by the first day of class.

Admission Requirements

  • Provide official transcripts of all academic work taken previously at other colleges, universities, or professional schools.
  • If fewer than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, student should provide official high school transcript or GED scores, as well as ACT or SAT exam scores, OR as an alternative, applicants should instead submit an updated resume and elect to apply through the test-optional policy.
  • Military service-connected, educational experiences may award transfer credits. Requests should be accompanied by documents describing the educational experience. (Seven semester hours of credit may be awarded.)

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Additional International Requirements

  • Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
  • Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor***
  • Sponsor's Guarantee Form
  • Valid Passport
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS Score****

** Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., Josef Silny, SpanTran, or World Education Services or another similar approved transcript evaluation agency.

*** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.

**** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.

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Program Contact

Hannah Potter

Assistant Director of Adult and Graduate Admission
phone 863.680.4463
send text to 863.692.7195

Employment Outlook

Job outlook for accountants and auditors growing from 1.4 million jobs in 2015 to more than 1.5 million jobs in 2023

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