Bachelor Degree in Accounting

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland, United States
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January August September
Total tuition fee (local)
$ 38,316
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 119,996

Entry Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • "C-" or higher in all courses required by the Smith School of Business. (Effective Fall 2012)
  • Overall combined 2.000 GPA in Smith required courses. (Effective Fall 2012)
  • 50% of the required BMGT credit hours must be completed at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • 45 credit hours required in BMGT coursework
  • 58 credit hours required in Upper Level courses (effective Spring 2014)
  • Final 30 credit hours of degree earned at the University of Maryland, College Park
  • Minimum cumulative 2.000 grade point average
  • Minimum of 60 credit hours earned at a 4-year school
  • 120 total credit hours

Non-native English Speakers

  • Provide a verification of your proficiency in English.
  • Have an official report of your scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) sent directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by the appropriate application date. 

Non-U.S. Academic Credentials - Freshman

  • If you have non-U.S. academic credentials, provide all academic records—secondary and college—in the original language with a certified English translation.
  • If you attended secondary school outside of the United States, you must provide, where appropriate, official results and certificate of completion from a national secondary school examination (such as the GCSE or Baccalaureate).


  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Systems
  • Public Accounting Track (Certified Public Accounting Track)
  • Taxation of Individuals (3 credits)
  • Ethics and Professionalism in Accounting (3 credits)
  • Auditing Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • Plus one of the following courses (3 credits):
  • Government Accounting
  • Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships & Estates
  • Fraud Examination
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing Theory and Practice
  • Special Topics in Accounting
  • Management Accounting/Consulting Track
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting

Plus three of the following courses (9 credits):

  • Survey of Business Information Systems and Technology
  • Taxation of Individuals
  • Operations Research For Management Decisions
  • Production Management
  • Database Systems
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Government Accounting
  • Ethics and Professionalism in Accounting 
  • Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships & Estates 
  • Fraud Examination
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Special Topics in Accounting
  • Linear Statistical Models in Business 
  • Introduction to Optimization Theory
  • Financial Management
  • International Finance

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