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We also offer a MINOR in Accounting.

The accounting program at Wilmington College is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of career options in public accounting, industry, and government. In recognition of the role of accountants in today’s economy, the program emphasizes development of both the ability to use the outputs of the accounting process and the skills necessary to design, operate, and manage accounting information systems.

8-Semester Plan

8-Semester Plans are provided by programs to assist students in planning which courses to take during each of their eight semesters of college.

Download 8-Semester Plan


Note: The most up-to-date curriculum is available via the current catalog.

A total of 56 hours with grades of “C-” or better is required.

Depth Requirements: 24 hours

Proficiency exam during senior year.


AC230 – Financial Accounting (4)
AC231 – Managerial Accounting (4)
EC130 – Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics (4)
EC131 – Principles of Economics II: Macroeconomics (4)
EC334 – Business Statistics I (4)
EC335 – Business Statistics II (4)
MA230 – Introduction to Management and Organizations (4)
MK230 – Introduction to Marketing (4)

Additional required COURSES

AC330 – Intermediate Accounting I (4)
AC335 – Intermediate Accounting II (4)
AC336 – Tax Accounting (4)
AC430 – Special Situation and Issues: Issues in Contemporary Financial Reporting (4)
AC431 – Auditing (4)


Select 4 hours from the following.

AC340 Accounting Information Systems (2)
AC342 Cost Management (4) [only offered at Cincinnati]
AC350 Topics in Accounting (2 or 4)


Students who anticipate sitting for the Certified Public Accountant Exam or who anticipate attending a graduate program in
Accounting are encouraged to take MA330 Business Law and MA369 Corporate Finance at some point in their undergraduate program.