Business and Accounting Prerequisites

We welcome students from non-accounting undergraduate backgrounds into our program. The Montana MAcct curriculum builds on foundational business and accounting concepts (prerequisites). Students making a transition to accounting can complete prerequisites before or after admission to the program but prerequisites must be completed prior to taking graduate accounting and some elective courses.

Accounting  Information Systems I

ACTG 321

Corporate Reporting I

ACTG 305

Corporate Reporting II

ACTG 306

Corporate Reporting III

ACTG 307

Cost/Management  Accounting I

ACTG 410

Principles  of Fed Tax-Individuals

ACTG 401

Auditing I

ACTG 411

Governmental Acct

ACTG 425

Nonprofit Acct

ACTG 426

Business prerequisites include coursework in economics, statistics, management, marketing, business law, finance, operations management, and information systems. Accounting prerequisites include coursework in financial, cost/managerial, taxation, accounting information systems, auditing, and government/nonprofit accounting. The Graduate Programs Director ( evaluates all transcripts for necessary prerequisites.

Financial Accounting

ACTG 201

Managerial Accounting

ACTG 202

Principles of Microeconomics

ECNS 201

Business Law

BGEN 361

Business Finance

BFIN 322

Introduction to Statistics

STAT 216

MIS Foundations for Business

BMIS 270

Mgmt. & Organizational  Behavior

BMGT 340

Operations Management

BMGT 322

Marketing Principles

BMKT 325