Whitworth University Management and Accounting Program

Program Highlights

  • B.A. in Management and Accounting, or CPA prep for those with a bachelor’s degree.
  • Evening format to work with your daytime schedule
  • Classes downtown in the
    U-District
  • Forbes ranks accounting as one of its top three fields for growth and demand.
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About the Program

Whitworth designed the B.A. in management and accounting major to prepare you to take the CPA exam. To access the education requirements for taking the CPA exam, go to the Board of Accountancy for Washington State web site. If you don’t need the 150-credit degree and you don’t plan to take the CPA exam, but you want the accounting and management coursework for other reasons, we have an option for you.

For other flexible degree plans, please talk with one of our advisors. With all degree plans, coursework requirements vary depending on credits transferred to the university. See “How Credits Transfer” to find out more.

Curriculum for B.A. in Management & Accounting

  • Organizational Management Sequence (36 credits)

    Group Dynamics
    Human Behavior in Organizations
    Management of Human Resources
    Employment Laws and Regulations
    Managerial Marketing
    Applied Economic Principles
    Managerial Accounting and Finance
    Managing Technology
    Cross-Cultural/International Business Communication
    Ethics in Management
    Strategic Management
    Organizational Development and Change

  • Accounting Sequence (22-30 credits)

    Financial Accounting
    Managerial Accounting
    Financial Management
    Intermediate Accounting I & II
    Principles of Auditing
    Introduction to Taxation
    Cost Accounting
    Business Law
    Accounting elective(s)

  • General Education Requirements and Electives

    All degrees from Whitworth must include general education, major(s), and electives as needed to complete degree requirements. Total credits will vary depending on credits transferred from other institutions.

    Whitworth General Education Requirements for Evening Studies

    Biblical Literature
    Oral Communication
    Written Communication
    Fine Arts
    Social Sciences
    Humanities
    Worldview Studies
    Fitness and Wellness
    *World Languages & Cultures
    American Diversity Studies
    Global Perspectives
    Math or Statistics
    Natural Sciences

    *For evening students only, the world languages & cultures requirement may be met in the following ways: a three-credit conversational language course specifically designed for Whitworth evening students; a full year (eight semester credits or 15 quarter credits) of world languages & cultures at Whitworth or another university.

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