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UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES


The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

B.Accy. in Accountancy

The primary function of the accountancy program is to provide professional education required to prepare students for careers as professional accountants in financial institutions, government, industry, nonprofit organizations, and public practice. Emphasis is placed upon both theoretical principles and concepts and practical applications to fulfill the need for reliable financial information. Professional courses provide students with the accounting education required to commence and continue to develop in a wide range of professional accounting careers.

Requirements for the B.Accy. degree include Accy 303, 304, 309, 310, 401, 402, 405, 407, and 411. Other required courses include Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Fin 331, Econ 302, Mktg 351, MIS 309, Writ 250, and Mgmt 493.

The general education/core requirements for the B.Accy. degree include the following: Courses Hours English composition, Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 6 Literature (200-level Engl) or languages (two semesters of the same modern or ancient language) 6 Natural science with laboratory (biology, chemistry, geology, physics, and astronomy) 6-8 Mathematics, Math 267, 268 (or Math 261, 262) 6 Humanities (from among African-American studies, classics, modern languages, history, honors, philosophy, religion, Southern studies, or gender studies) 6 Fine arts (from art, art history, music or theatre) 3 Behavioral science (from among anthropology, geography, journalism, political science, psychology, and sociology) 3 Additional pre-professional course requirements include Math 269 (3 hours); Accy 201, 202 (6); Econ 202, 203 (6); Bus 230, 250, and 271 (or Spch 102/105) (9). The B.Accy. degree requires a minor, which may be fulfilled by completing the requirements as defined by any department that formally grants a minor. A student may use any of the required courses of the B.Accy. program to meet this minor requirement. For example, Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 may be used for a minor in English.