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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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Accounting is more than just keeping the books.

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.

ranked top twenty most innovative small college business departments by business research guide
recognized as one of the best business schools of 2019 by the princeton review
ranked among the best undergraduate business programs in the united states by bloomberg businessweek

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Monday, January 6, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

Complete the Online Application

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Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work*

* If less than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, official high school transcripts and ACT or SAT testing are also required.

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****

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved 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.

Flexible Delivery Options

Scheduling of classes is flexible for most of the degree requirements. 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 and prepare our students to sit for the CPA exam.

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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.

Top Reasons

Our program will teach you to evaluate financial records and identify the factors that drive an organization and its profits.

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Recognized Excellence

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

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Compre­hen­sive

You’ll gain exposure to all areas of accounting — financial, tax, cost/managerial, auditing, information systems, and forensics.

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Accelerated Terms

Our seven-week terms enable full-time students to complete up to 48 credit hours during an academic year.

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Program Costs

Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.

Base Required Fees Cost
Tuition Per Credit Hour $326
Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled $30 to $120

We also offer a Management Certificate

If you are not looking to complete a degree, this option allows you to complete 40 hours of management courses.

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Curriculum

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

How To Apply

How to Apply

Apply today to start next term on Monday, January 6, 2020

Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission and financial aid considerations.

Complete the Online Application

Apply Now

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all academic work*

* If less than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, official high school transcripts and ACT or SAT testing are also required.

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****

** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved 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.

Program Contact

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Hannah Potter

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