Jan 31, 2023  
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog 
2022-2023 University of Wyoming Catalog


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The Accounting major prepares students for a career within the profession by providing them with the skills to create, interpret and analyze economic and financial information while focusing on assurance, financial and tax services.



Requirements - Total Credits: 120

Major Specific Courses - Credits: 30

Accounting Core: 21 Credits

Accounting Elective: 3 Credits

Advanced Business Electives: 6 Credits

Any business courses at a 3000+ level that have not been used to meet any other primary major requirements.

Free Electives from Any College: 18 Credits

Courses from any college at any level that have not been used to meet any other primary major requirements.


A complete curriculum sheet is available from the College of Business Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center in the College of Business Building.

Please Note:

All accounting courses for the major require a minimum grade of C.  In addition to university and college requirements cited previously, requirements for accounting majors are listed above.


Students who anticipate preparing themselves for the CPA examination following completion of their degree should be aware of the Wyoming statute governing eligibility to sit for the exam. Please see the state board’s web site for information: cpaboard.state.wy.us. The current combined curricula (B.S. and M.S.) enable students to satisfy the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam in Wyoming and other jurisdictions.

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