Accounting & Data Analysis (B.S.) - Online

Accounting & Data Analysis (B.S.) - Online

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 104Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning0-3
Math ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Critical Thinking 1
RLGN 104Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 24
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
Cultural Studies Elective3
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 104Survey of Old and New Testament4
THEO 104Introduction to Theology Survey 24
Total Hours39-42

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skill requirements


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirement of RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview (4 c.h.) waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirement of THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey (4 c.h.) waived

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
BUSI 201Intermediate Business Computer Applications 13
BUSI 205Introduction to Business Research Methods 13
ECON 213Principles of Microeconomics 13
Total Hours9

Course may fulfill select general education requirements.

Major Core
ACCT 211Financial Principles3
ACCT 212Managerial Principles3
ACCT 301Intermediate Financial Accounting I3
ACCT 302Intermediate Financial Accounting II3
ACCT 311Corporate Accounting 3
ACCT 332Accounting and Control3
ACCT 340Accounting Ethics3
ACCT 370Financial Statement Analysis3
ACCT 401Individual Taxation3
ACCT 402Consolidations and Advanced Accounting Topics3
ACCT 403Fund Accounting for Government and Not for Profits3
ACCT 404Assurance and Attestation3
ACCT 406Principles of Forensic Accounting3
ACCT 412Corporate/Partnership/Estate Taxation3
ACCT 470Advanced Data Analysis and Reporting3
BUSI 301Legal & Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers3
BUSI 320Finance Principles3
BUSI 330Principles of Marketing3
BUSI 400Strategic Planning/Business Policy3
BUSI 411Operations Strategy3
Total Hours60
Free Electives
Choose 9-18 credit hours of Free Electives 19-18
Total Hours9-18

Internship (maximum 6 hours) is strongly recommended

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 104 Survey of Old and New Testament 4
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
UNIV 104 Instructional Technology for Successful Online Learning 0-3
Math Elective 1 3
Social Science Elective (ECON 213) 1 3
Second Semester
Communication Elective 1 3
Critical Thinking Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective 1 3
Natural Science Elective 1 3
Elective 3
Second Year
First Semester
BUSI 205 Introduction to Business Research Methods 3
Cultural Studies Elective 1 3
Information Literacy Elective (BUSI 201) 1 3
ACCT 211 Financial Principles 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
RLGN 104 Christian Life and Biblical Worldview 4
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 4
ACCT 212 Managerial Principles 3
BUSI 301 Legal and Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers 3
Elective 3
Third Year
First Semester
ACCT 301 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT 311 Corporate Accounting 3
BUSI 320 Finance Principles 3
BUSI 330 Principles of Marketing 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ACCT 302 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT 340 Accounting Ethics 3
ACCT 332 Accounting and Control 3
ACCT 370 Financial Statement Analysis 3
Elective 3
Fourth Year
First Semester
ACCT 401 Individual Taxation 3
ACCT 402 Consolidations and Advanced Accounting Topics 3
ACCT 404 Assurance and Attestation 3
BUSI 411 Operations Strategy 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ACCT 403 Fund Accounting for Government and Not for Profits 3
ACCT 406 Principles of Forensic Accounting 3
ACCT 412 Corporate/Partnership/Estate Taxation 3
ACCT 470 Advanced Data Analysis and Reporting 3
BUSI 400 Strategic Planning/Business Policy 3
 Total Hours120-123

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

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