General Program

Deepen your understanding of the accounting discipline while tailoring your studies to your unique career goals.

The General Program is suited for professionals currently in an accounting or management role who aspire to expand their industry skills and knowledge.

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 855-646-5286.

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First Term Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code HMNT 1001 Course Living and Learning in a Technological World Credits (6 cr.)

Core Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code BUSI 1002 Course Introduction to Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 1004S Course Fundamentals of Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 2004S Course Financial Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code STAT 2002 Course Business Statistics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ECON 1002 Course Microeconomics Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 2001 Course Business Law Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 2002 Course Managerial Accounting: Introduction to Financial Planning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code FNCE 3001 Course Financial Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3001 Course Intermediate Accounting I Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3002 Course Auditing and Internal Controls Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3003 Course Intermediate Accounting II Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3004 Course Intermediate Accounting III Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3005 Course Intermediate Accounting IV Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 3006 Course Accounting Information Systems Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 4001 Course Government and Nonprofit Accounting Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 4002 Course Advanced Financial Accounting I Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code ACCT 4005 Course Federal Taxation I: Individual Taxation Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code BUSI 3002 Course Ethical Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COMM 4101 Course Organizational Communication Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code MRKT 3001 Course Marketing Credits (5 cr.)

Capstone Course

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code BUSI 4900 Course Capstone: Strategic Business Management Credits (5 cr.)

Elective Courses

Choose six courses from general education, BS in Accounting, other Walden bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate into Master’s (AIM) courses. Your elective credits should total 30 to meet your program requirements.

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