Buena Vista University


Our accounting degree lets you turn your love of numbers and balance sheets into a lucrative career.  Accountants gather track, record, and project corporate and individual financial status. Use your knowledge to analyze financial information and advise upper management about important business decisions, or assist in maintaining others' financial well being.

Employment opportunities include:

Completion of the major qualifies the student for work experience in accounting and provides the background for the Certified Public Accounting Examination and the Certificate of Management Accounting.

Courses of study

Major in accounting: 59-61 credit hours

Common business core:

ACCT 205 Financial Accounting
ACCT 206 Managerial Accounting
ECON 205 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 206 Principles of Macroeconomics
FNBK 306 Managerial Finance
MATH 140 Elementary Applied Statistics
MGMT 206 Management Science
MGMT 306 Principles of Management
MGMT 315 Business Law I
MGMT 492 Business Policy and Strategy
MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing

Major courses:

ACCT 306 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 307 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 308 Intermediate Accounting III
ACCT 309 Cost Accounting
ACCT 403 Advanced Accounting or ACCT 413 and ACCT 414 Advanced Accounting I &II
ACCT 405 Auditing
ACCT 415 Individual Federal Income Tax
ACCT 416 Corporate Federal Income Tax

Best Value - Regional Colleges 2015

Buena Vista University
610 W. 4th Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588

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