Accounting (B.S.)

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Accounting Degree

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Students enrolled in the Christian Accounting Bachelor’s degree program in Minnesota are prepared to enter the field of accounting with a wide range of opportunities in business, nonprofit, or even government agencies. Should you be interested in earning an additional master’s degree after you graduate, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program can also prepare you for graduate studies in accountancy. The unique blend of accounting principles coupled with biblical perspectives on business, ethics, and management, provides an excellent career foundation.

As a Christian college, our Christian Accounting major in Minnesota includes multiple accounting courses as well as essential coursework in business law, organizational management, and ethics. Students enrolled in the program benefit from an experienced faculty who offer both real-world accounting knowledge and insights regarding today’s best practices. At Crown, faculty are consistently recognized for their excellence in teaching and their service as mentors to our students.

Accounting Major (B.S.) Courses

Program Requirements

Christian Studies Core

I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits

General Education Core

II. General Education - 30 Credits

Major Core

IV. Electives - 5-22 Credits *

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. In addition, some courses required by the major can be used to fulfill requirements in the Christian Studies or General Education Cores. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits

1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

Recommended BIB/THE elective:

Option: Accelerated Degree Program

Qualified students in the B.S. in Accounting program may apply for an accelerated degree program to earn their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  in an additional year and a half instead of the typical two and a half years. Click here for more detailed information regarding the acceptance process for this option.

Course Requirements for MBA

Students who are accepted into the accelerated Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program will substitute the following graduate level courses into the undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course                                                                   

ACC 350 - Cost Management  

MBA 5210 - Managerial Accounting  

BUS 337 - Operations Management  

MBA 6212 - Operations Management  

BUS 350 - Principles of Marketing 

MBA 6210 - Marketing Management  

BUS 375 - Financial Management 

MBA 6213 - Financial Management  

BUS 421 - Business Law 

MBA 5230 - Business Law and Ethics  

MAT 226 - Applied Statistics 

MBA 5211 - Applied Business Statistics  


Click for more information about the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)  program.

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Accounting Major

Freshman Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester - 16 Credits

Departmental Acceptance

Students apply for departmental acceptance during their sophomore year spring semester or their junior year fall semester. A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and completion of half of the Christian Service requirements are required for departmental admission in the Accounting major.

Junior Year

Spring Semester - 18 Credits

Senior Year

Fall Semester - 15 Credits

Spring Semester - 15 Credits

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  • Tuition

    On-Campus (SAS) Tuition

    On-Campus Undergraduate 2018-2019 Costs

    Per Semester Yearly
    Tuition* $12,865 $25,730
    Technology Fee $130 $260
    Wellness Fee $105 $210
    Meal Plan (standard plan) $2,115 $4,230
    Residence Hall Basic $2,215 $4,430
    Total $17,430 $34,860

    *Nursing students add $1,440 per semester ($720 per clinical)

    (less than 12 credits per semester) $1,070 per credit
    Overload (more than 18 credits per semester) $690 per credit

    NOTE: The FAFSA is required for all federal and state grants and federal student loans.

    Meal Plans Per Semester Yearly
    15 meals/week (standard) or 10 meals/week (FLEX) $2,115 $4,230
    Block Plan (seniors only) $1,235 $2,470
    Graduation Application Fee $115
    Parking Fee (general parking) $105 per semester

    Check Course Catalog for any additional fees related to your specific program.

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