DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Dr. Rhelda W. Barron, Chair
115 Business Administration Building
901-881-7238
rbarron@utm.edu
FACULTY

Rhelda W. Barron, Kay A. Durden, Richard B. Griffin, Robert L. Hearn, Eddie R. Joyner, Ronald W. Kilgore, Richard J. Palmer, Robert L. Putnam, Tom W. Schmidt, Shirley M. Willhite, Carel M. Wolk

ACCOUNTING

The accounting major is designed to prepare students for positions in public, private, or governmental accounting and is an excellent pre-law major. The major also provides an educational background for the CIA, CMA, and CPA examinations. The student should be aware that 150 semester hours are required to qualify a person to sit for the CPA examination. Those students should see the Master of Accountancy program on page 257.

In order for the credit to count toward graduation for a major in accounting, a student must earn at least a ÒCÓ in each accounting class completed after Summer '95. NOTE: The overall percentile score on the senior exit exam in Accounting will be placed on the student's transcript.

Course Requirements for Major
Acct 301-302 6 Hours
Acct 321 3 Hours
Acct 401 or Acct 402 3 Hours
Acct 431 3 Hours
Acct 441 3 Hours
Acct 461 3 Hours
Upper Division Accounting Elective 3 Hours
Adm Serv 321 3 Hours
Business Law 301 3 Hours
Upper Division Business Electives* 6 Hours
Non-Business Electives 9 Hours
Total Hours 45

*Up to 3 of these hours may be satisfied by courses from Inf Sys 211-249.

TYPICAL SCHEDULE FOR THE ACCOUNTING MAJOR

COURSES IN ACCOUNTING

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

The administrative services major is designed to prepare students for challenging positions in the modern office such as administrative assistant, office manager, or professional secretary. The major also prepares its students for the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) examination. By careful choice of electives, one may become proficient in office skills or prepared for office management.

Course Requirements for Major
Computer Applications 6 Hours
(Chosen from the following 1-hr. courses: Inf Sys 211, Inf Sys 212,
Inf Sys 213, Inf Sys 221, Inf Sys 231, Inf Sys 232, Inf Sys 233, Inf Sys 241)
Adm Ser 251 3 Hours
Adm Ser 301 3 Hours
Adm Ser 321 3 Hours
Adm Ser 401 3 Hours
Adm Ser 402 3 Hours
Acct 311 3 Hours
Mgt 350 3 Hours
Business Elective 3 Hours
Upper Division Business Electives 6 Hours
Computer Science Elective 3 Hours
Non-Business Electives 6 Hours
Total Hours 45

TYPICAL SCHEDULE FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES MAJOR

TWO-YEAR CERTIFICATION PROGRAM IN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

COURSES IN ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES


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