Bachelor of Science
Assessing financial operations and ensuring that organizations function efficiently, accountants and auditors prepare, examine and maintain accurate financial records.
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About the Program
The accountant of today is a communicator of what data means and how it can be used to make decisions for the business enterprise. This program provides a careful balance of accounting practice and theory and prepares students for careers in accounting forms or corporate accounting functions.
Classes are scheduled year-round. Four, 11-week terms enable you to accelerate the progress toward your degree without compromising traditional Cal Lutheran standards of excellence.
- Most classes meet one night a week, Monday – Thursday
- Classes are from 6 – 9:30pm
- Four 11-week terms year-round
- Campus locations in Thousand Oaks and Oxnard
Academic counselors, faculty and staff are here throughout the program to answer your questions and help solve problems along the way.
- Academic counselors offer proactive, individual attention
- Average class size of 10
- Faculty with real world experience
- Staff and Faculty dedicated to student success
Transfer Course Work
You may have already started down the path toward your bachelor's. We'll help you figure out which courses you can apply to your degree.
- Transfer up to 70 credits from community college
- Transfer up to 40 military credits
- Upper and lower division credits from a four-year college are also accepted
As an accounting major, students will develop skills that prepare them for work in corporate accounting, the structure of information systems, and the ethics of accounting and auditing. Featured skills and capacities that graduates will obtain include:
- Development and Articulation of Ethical & Professional Judgment
- Refined Interpersonal & Teamwork Skills
- Principled Leadership
- Field Specific Knowledge and Experience in planning and organization of accounting forms
- Statistical Data Analysis
- Professional Writing and Speaking Skills
- Understanding of the Importance and Impact of Cultural and Global Diversity
Required credits: 76-78 credits minimum; 60 upper division credits. 2.0 minimum GPA.
BUS 251 (4) Principles of Accounting
BUS 252 (4) Managerial Accounting
BUS 352A (4) Intermediate Accounting
BUS 352B (4) Intermediate Accounting
BUS 353 (4) Accounting Information Systems
BUS 367 (4) Behavior in Organizations
BUS 374 (4) Business Law
BUS 391 (4) Principles of Finance
BUS 451 (4) Cost Accounting
BUS 452 (4) Tax I
BUS 453 (4) Auditing
BUS 454 (4) Advanced Accounting
BUS 455 (4) Ethics for the Accounting Professional
BUS 462 (4) Tax II
BUS 484 (4) Senior Seminar in Accounting
ECON 311 (4) Statistical Methods
One of the following:
ECON 200 (3) Micro-Economics and ECON 201 (3) Macro-Economics
ECON 203 (4) General Economics
One of the following:
BUS 301 (4) Communication for Managers
COMM 306 (4) Business and Professional Communication
MATH 245 (4) Applied Calculus
What Our Students Say
All classmates seem to be in the same position as myself with full-time jobs and more life experience than most, which is a big help! This program is so good that I recommended it to my veteran friends who are coming straight from active duty.