General Program

The General Program is designed to deepen your understanding of the accounting profession and its role in today’s business environment. With a broad range of electives to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your specific career goals and develop skills and knowledge you can use across business, government, nonprofit, or financial service settings.This program option may also prepare you for professional certification.

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)*
    • Accounting core courses (100 cr.)
    • Elective courses (30 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

You also have the option to pursue an undergraduate minor. Your minor must be in a discipline outside your bachelor’s degree program area. Adding a minor to your program of study allows you to gain multidisciplinary skills that can help you advance toward your professional goals.

Students may be eligible to transfer up to 135 credits. At least 45 credits must be completed at Walden.

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

*Click here for required general education courses by program.

First Term Course

Core Courses

Elective Courses

Choose six courses from general education, B.S. in Accounting, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. Your elective credits should total 30 to meet your program requirements. You may also be eligible to transfer previous credit to meet your elective requirements. Note on minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor.

Capstone Course