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Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Information Management
Degree Requirements (120 hours)

I. Core Curriculum Requirements1: 42 hours
    A. Communication (6 hours)
        3 hours Communication (RHET 1302)
        3 hours Communication Elective (BA 4305)
    B. Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 hours)
        6 hours Government (GOVT 2301 and 2302)
        6 hours American History
        3 hours Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ECO 2301)
    C. Humanities and Fine Arts (6 hours)
        3 hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
        3 hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)
    D. Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning: (6 hours)
        6 hours Calculus (MATH 1325 and 1326)
    E. Science (9 hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

1 Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at U.T. Dallas.

II. Major Requirements: 63 hours
    Major Preparatory Courses (15 hours)
        AIM 2301* Introductory Financial Accounting
        AIM 2302* Introductory Management Accounting
        BA 2301* Business and Public Law
        ECO 2301* Principles of Macroeconomics2
        ECO 2302* Principles of Microeconomics
        MATH 1325* Applied Calculus I2,3
        MATH 1326* Applied Calculus II2,3
        MATH 2333* Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application
    Major Core Courses (21 hours)
        BA 3341 Business Finance
        BA 3351 Introduction to Management Information Systems
        BA 3352 Production Management
        BA 3361 Organizational Behavior
        BA 3365 Principles of Marketing
        BA 4305 Social & Political Environment of Business2
        BA 4371 International Business
        STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
    Major Related Courses for all Tracks (12 hours)
        AIM 3191 Professional Communications I
        AIM 3192 Professional Communications II
        AIM 3320 Financial Information Management
        AIM 3341 Cost Management Systems
        AIM 4193 Professional Communications III
        AIM 4343 Accounting Information for Decision Analysis
    Major Related Courses for Track 1-Fast Track (15 hours)
        AIM 3331 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
        Accounting and Information Management Elective
        Accounting and Information Management Elective
        Graduate Accounting and Information Management Elective**
        Graduate Accounting and Information Management Elective**

** Course meets 3 hours of both undergraduate and graduate accounting course requirements. Students choose from a list of courses approved by the Director of Accounting and Information Management Programs.

    Major Related Courses for Track 2-Financial Analysis Track (15 hours)
        AIM 3331 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
        AIM 3332 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
        AIM 4336 Financial Statement Analysis or AIM 4337 Business Valuation**
        Accounting and Information Management Elective***
        Accounting and Information Management Elective***

** Both AIM 4336 and AIM 4337 may be taken.
*** BA 4345 and BA 4346 may also be used as AIM electives.

    Major Related Courses for Track 3-Information Management Track (15 hours)
        AIM 3321 Managing Financial Data
        AIM 3322 Integrated Accounting Information Systems
        AIM 4342 Analysis and Design of Accounting Systems
        Accounting and Information Management Elective
        Accounting and Information Management Elective

2 A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
3 Students may elect to substitute MATH 2417 and 2419.
*Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

III. Elective Requirements: 15 hours
    Advanced Electives (6 hours)
        All students are required to take at least six hours of advanced electives outside their major
        field of study. These must be either upper-division classes or lower-division classes that
        have prerequisites.
    Free Electives (6 hours) (must be non-business courses)
        Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete
        at least 51 hours of upper-division credit to qualify for graduation.
    Guided Electives (3hours)
        Elective may be any undergraduate accounting and information management course or
        graduate elective approved by the Director of Accounting and Information Management

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