Faculty: Alka Arora (Chairperson), Linda Amann, Peter Barton, Richard Cummings, Dawn Doering, Joseph Gerard, Robert Gruber, Lynn Hafemeister, Linda Holmes, Michael MacDonald, Carol Normand, Heather Pesch, Clayton Sager, William Tatman, Roy Weatherwax., Meifang Xiang
The accounting program at UW-Whitewater is designed to prepare accounting majors to begin their career as professional accountants in any area of their choice - public accounting, corporate accounting, or governmental accounting. All of the programs in the College of Business and Economics, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Accounting graduates are qualified to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and other professional accounting certification examinations. In the State of Wisconsin, all applicants for the CPA exam are required to have completed an accounting program with 150 units of selected coursework. At UWW the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA) degree program can be completed after the BBA degree program to satisfy the 150-unit requirement.
A minimum combined transfer and UWW grade point average of 2.75 is required in ACCOUNT 249, ACCOUNT 261, and ACCOUNT 343 to continue as an accounting major. In addition, a 2.5 GPA is required in all accounting courses, and in all College of Business and Economics (including any MCS courses) to graduate as an accounting major.
Note: 1: An accounting major may repeat no more than two accounting courses without special permission from the Accounting Department Exceptions Committee.
Note: 2: The Accounting Department complies with UWW's repeat policies. Under these policies a student
Note: 3: No accounting course may be repeated more than once without special permission from the Accounting Department Exceptions Committee.
LOWER LEVEL REQUIREMENTS - 9 UNITS
UPPER LEVEL REQUIREMENTS - 21 UNITS
MAJOR - 30 UNITS (2.50 GPA)
Courses Outside Business College (60 u)
MINOR - 21 UNITS
UNIQUE REQUIREMENT - 9 UNITS