2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog Academic Catalog

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Professional Accounting

Certificate Program

Professors – Meir Russ
Associate Professors – Gaurav Bansal, James Doering (chair), James Loebl, Steven Muzatko, Robert Nagy, David Radosevich, Sampath Ranganathan, Mussie Teclezion
Assistant Professor – Vallari Chandna, Amulya Gurtu, Vivek Madupu, Nilesh Sah, Sooil Shin
Lecturers – Patricia Albers, Matthew Geimer, Heather Kaminski, Ryan Kauth


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 be certified as a CPA in the state of Wisconsin and other states. The certificate emphasizes communication, interpersonal skills and real world experience.

The certificate is 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

Required Courses2
Seminar in Accounting Professionalism
Choose two of the following courses:6
Travel Course
Travel Course
Choose one of the following courses:3
Fundamentals of Public Address
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Business and Media Writing
Organizational Communication
Choose one of the following courses: 13
Leadership Development
Strategic Management
Organizational Culture & Change
Certificate Electives16
Select 16 credits in consultation with adviser.
Total Credits30

 Course cannot be used to fulfill upper-level management requirement for Accounting major.