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An Accounting major can earn either a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA). Majors are required to take 24 credits of Accounting and 3 credits of Business Law.

Required Courses

Cost Accounting
Fundamentals of Taxation
Accounting Systems
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II*


Advanced Taxation

The Law of Financial Transactions 

 Students must also take one 500-level Accounting course (exclusive of ACC 550)

* A minimum 3.0 GPA is required in Accounting courses before enrolling in this course.

CPA Certification

There are some important differences in the requirements for the CPA exam from one state to another. Students who wish to be certified in states other than Florida need to consult with the appropriate state board of  accountancy. The AICPA website (www.aicpa.org) is a good starting point for determining the requirements of each state.

In general, persons who wish to sit for the CP exam in Florida and most other states are required to complete at least 30 semester hours beyond the baccalaureate degree. Accordingly, many of our graduates satisfy the 30-semester hour requirement for the CPA by continuing on for a fifth year during which time they may also complete the requirements for either the Master of Professional Accounting or Master of Science in Taxation degree. Students interested in these programs should consult the Chair or the Program Director within the department.

Additional Areas of Study

  • Business Analytics 
  • Business Technology
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Global Business Studies 
  • Health Sector Management and Policy
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Finance and Marketing
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate

We'll answer your questions about the School of Business, our programs and the world of opportunities that await you.

For More Information:

 305-284-4641 or 1-800-368-3795

University of Miami Academic Bulletin

    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641