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Patterson School of Accountancy
University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Accountancy

The Bachelor of Accountancy degree is 124 semester hours. The following is the typical program of study: freshman, sophomore, junior and senior. Students are also required to complete a minor. For more information, contact Hillary Goulding or Erin Ridout .



English Composition 6
Laboratory Science 6-8
Humanities 6
Calculus for Business 6
Fine Arts 3
Behavioral Science 3

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Accounting Principles I, II 6
Economic Principles I, II 6
Literature or
Foreign Language
Legal Environment of Business 3
Business Communications 3
Economic Statistics I 3
Introduction of Linear Programming 3
Minor/emphasis requirement 3

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Financial Accounting I, II 6
Operations and Supply Chain Management 3
Principles of Marketing 3
Business Finance 3
Economic Statistics II 3
Cost Control 3
Accounting Systems 3
Management Information Systems 3
Principles of Management 3
Minor/emphasis requirement 3

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Governmental Accounting 3
Auditing 3
Advanced Accounting 3
Income Tax I 3
Business Law 3
Strategic Planning 3
Applied Writing 3
Minor/emphasis requirement 6

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*Students may elect to complete a 10-week internship, which applies toward graduation, during the spring semester of the senior year. For more information, see the Internships section.



Ms. Hillary Goulding, Assistant to the Dean

200C Conner

(662) 915-5009

Hillary Goulding is Assistant to the Dean in the Patterson School of Accountancy. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Art History from The University of Mississippi. She is a native of Jackson, Mississippi where she graduated from St. Andrews Episcopal School. Hillary currently lives on a small farm outside Oxford with her husband Tim and son Aidan. In her spare time, Hillary enjoys supporting Ole Miss, attending her son’s athletics events, and riding her horses.

Ms. Erin RidoutMs. Erin Ridout, Academic Counselor

104D Conner

(662) 915-6662