Admissions Staff
 
Lori Medvidik
 
Lori Medvidik
Adult Education Enrollment Coordinator

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   610.796.8496
   lori.medvidik@alvernia.edu

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S., Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901
   570.385.2382
   cynthia.mensch@alvernia.edu

Dana Baker
Director, Alvernia University
Philadelphia Center

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027
   215.635.4734
   dana.baker@alvernia.edu


Bachelor Degree in Accounting


The Alvernia University bachelor degree in Accounting provides an opportunity to develop professional skills that enable students to enter the field of management accounting or public accounting. Accounting is a dynamic profession that provides support for management decision-making and offers a variety of important services to clients. Ultimate professional certification as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and/or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a desirable goal.

Baccalaureate Degree BS/Accounting
Liberal Arts Core (54/55 Credits)
*General Elective Requirements (as needed)**

Accounting Major Requirements (58 Credits):
BUS 101 Financial Accounting
BUS 206 Management Principles
BUS 207 Marketing Principles
BUS 250 Accounting Principles
BUS 252 Intermediate Accounting I
BUS 253 Intermediate Accounting II
BUS 301 Advanced Accounting
BUS 304 Federal Taxation
BUS 305 Accounting Info Systems
BUS 342 Business Law
BUS 400 Cost Accounting
BUS 402 Auditing
BUS 410 Financial Analysis
BUS 411 Corporate Finance
BUS 426 Strategic Management
BUS 438 Business Seminar
ECON 248 Macroeconomics
ECON 249 Microeconomics
MAT 208 Introductory Statistics

Fraud Examination Concentration (12 Credits)
A concentration in Fraud Examination consists of courses necessary to provide the core competencies needed for students to excel in Fraud Examination. The concentration prepares students to sit for the certified Fraud Examiner Exam and is useful in many fields including accounting, human resources, management, criminal justice, and insurance.
Requirements:
BUS 101 Financial Accounting
BUS 200 Managerial Accounting -OR- BUS 250 Accounting Principles
BUS 205 Fraud Examination
BUS 215 Forensic Accounting

*Students entering the program with 70+ transferable credits or an associates degree must complete 30/31 Liberal Arts Core credits.

**A total of 123 credits and 3 credits in a human diversity course are required to complete a Bachelor’s degree. To adhere to Franciscan Values, community service hours are also required. In addition, at least 30 credits at the 300/400 level must be taken at Alvernia University.

 

See course descriptions for more information. You can also request more information about the Management and Public Accounting programs.

Contact Admissions:

610.796.5187


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