Public Accountancy Specialization - BS in Accounting

Public Accountancy

With the Public Accountancy concentration, you can build a strong foundation in accounting theory, principles, and procedures and gain a broad base of business knowledge. Explore coursework in corporate taxation, advanced financial accounting, and business law while developing the problem-solving and communications skills needed to function effectively across an organization. This program can prepare you for graduate study or an accounting career in business, nonprofit, government, or financial services sectors.

Degree Completion Requirements

  • 181 total quarter credits
    • General education courses (46 cr.)*
    • Accounting core courses (100 cr.)
    • Concentration courses (20 cr.)
    • Elective courses (10 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.

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First Term Course

Core Courses

Concentration Courses

Elective Courses

Choose two courses from general education, B.S. in Accounting, or other Walden bachelor’s degree programs. You will need a total of 10 elective credits 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. Although this program requires fewer than six elective courses, you have the option to complete a minor and graduate with more than the required number of credits for this program.

Capstone Course