Certificate Program

Professor – Meir Russ
Associate Professors – Lucy Arendt, James Doering (chair), William Lepley, Steven Muzatko, Robert Nagy, David Radosevich, Peter Smith
Assistant Professors – Gaurav Bansal, Ghadir Ishqaidef, Michael Knight, Young Jin Lee, James Loebl, Sampath Ranganathan, Mussie Teclezion
Lecturers – Pat Albers, Brent Hussin, Ken Knauf, Donald McCartney, Larry McGregor, Ann Selk

Website: www.uwgb.edu/busadmin/

A certificate in Professional Accounting provides a cohesive course plan for students entering professional accounting careers, in particular, those seeking to meet the 150 credit hours requirement to sit for the CPA exam in the state of Wisconsin and other states. The certificate emphasizes communications, people skills and real world experience.

The certificate would be available to a student who is a declared Accounting major. In addition, an overall grade point average of 3.25 is required.

Requirements for the Certificate

30 credits minimum

Required, (2 credits):

ACCTG 303       Seminar in Accounting Professionalism, 2 credits

Two (2) of These, (6 credits):

ACCTG 413       VITA, 3 credits

ACCTG 497 OR BUS ADM 497    Internship, 3 credits

BUS ADM 299 OR BUS ADM 499    Travel Course, 3 credits

One (1) of These, (3 credits):

COMM 133         Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

COMM 166         Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits

COMM 280         Business and Professional Communication Skills, 3 credits

COMM 335         Organizational Communication, 3 credits

One (1) of These, (3 credits):
(Course cannot be used to fulfill upper-level management requirement for Accounting major.)

BUS ADM 389    Organizational Behavior, 3 credits

BUS ADM 472    Seminar in Leadership, 3 credits

BUS ADM 482    Strategic Management, 3 credits

BUS ADM 489    Organization Theory, 3 credits

Certificate Electives, (16 credits):

Electives should be selected in consultation with student’s adviser.