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Idaho State University

Accounting Curriculum

Business Core Courses

To assure a minimum level of competence in all functional areas of business, the College of Business requires each Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) student to complete the 48 credit hours of business core courses as outlines in the course catalog.


Financial accounting processes
Analyzing and recording transactions
Preparing financial statements

Introduction to Business & Professional Development

Business concepts and careers
Introduction to the major functional areas of business
Resume, cover letter and networking skills


Analysis of supply and demand
Examining roles of governmental spending and taxation
Consumer behavior and the behavior of firms
Government’s role in a market economy


Techniques and tools used in spreadsheets


Time value of money, security valuation, capital investment analysis
Cost of capital, capital structure, and dividend policy


Business statistics
Legal environment of organizations
Organizational behavior
Operations management


Introduction to marketing’s function in business
Analysis of product, pricing, promotion and distribution

Major Requirements

ACCT 3323- Intermediate Accounting I

ACCT 3324- Intermediate Accounting II

ACCT 3331- Principles of Taxation

ACCT 3332- Principles of Taxation II

ACCT 3341- Managerial and Cost Accounting

ACCT 4425- Intermediate Accounting III

ACCT 4456- Auditing

ACCT 4403- Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 4403- Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 4440- Accounting Practicum

Or Choose From:

ACCT 3393- Accounting Internship

ACCT 4493- Advanced Accounting Internship

FIN 4451- Student Managed Investment Fund I

FIN 4452- Student Managed Investment Fund II

INFO 4488- Informatics Senior Project

MGT/MKTG 4411- Small Business and Entrepreneurship Practicum


Total Hours – 30

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(208) 282-3585

Idaho State University College of Business

Business Administration

921 South 8th Ave

Pocatello, ID 83209 Stop 8020


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