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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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We are here for you! Contact us at Admissions@DaytonaState.edu or 386-506-3642.

The B.S. program in Accounting provides students with a quality accounting education that prepares them for successful careers in accounting and business in the private and public sectors. Students in the Accounting Technology and Business Administration AS programs, and students in the AA program who complete the required prerequisites, will be eligible to enter the BS in Accounting program. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared for employment in general businesses, accounting firms, financial institutions, and state and federal government institutions.

Students in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program will learn:

  • accounting principles and theory
  • financial accounting
  • managerial accounting
  • cost accounting
  • budget control
  • tax accounting
  • legal aspects of accounting
  • auditing
  • reporting procedures
  • statement analysis
  • planning and consulting
  • business information systems
  • accounting research methods
  • professional standards and ethics
  • applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations

Students in the Accounting Technology and Business Administration AS programs, and students in the AA program who complete the required prerequisites, will be eligible to enter the BS in Accounting program. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared for employment in general businesses, accounting firms, financial institutions, and state and federal government institutions.

"This presents students in our service area an affordable option to acquire a highly specialized, well-paying skill – one that will set them on a career path that will be fulfilling and rewarding,” said Max Nagiel, Chair of the School of Applied Business. “The program also aims to close an existing gap in the supply of BS Accounting graduates and the local and regional demand in our service area."
~ Max Nagiel, Chair of the School of Business Administration

Program Information

Accounting, B.S. Degree

Admission Requirements
Applicants for the B.S. Accounting program must have earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Applicants must have received a grade of "C" or better in all core general education courses as well as in the following program pre-requisite courses: ACG2021, ACG2071, ISM2000 or CGS2100, ECO2013, ECO2023, STA2023, and MAC2233 (or equivalent or higher).

Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions attended must be received for evaluation by the Records Office at Daytona State. International students must have their transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)  naces.org/members.htm.

Enroll Today!

1. Get Admitted!

Complete an Application for Admission online. Continuing Daytona State students are still required to submit a new application for the B.S. Accounting program in order to change levels.

Submit final, official high school or GED® transcript including a graduation date. Students who graduated from a home school program are required to submit a home school affidavit. Submit final, official transcripts from all colleges or universities you have attended. An official transcript is one that arrives in a sealed envelope.  Have all official transcripts sent directly to:  Daytona State College Admissions Office, 1200 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL  32114.

If you graduated high school or have attended college in another country, please download the information sheet, Evaluating Credentials from Outside the U.S., and follow the instructions. Contact Admissions for more information about your transcript requirements. Please DO NOT submit your original documents to the College.

All documents to establish Florida residency for tuition purposes must be submitted to the Admissions Office prior to the first day of classes for the semester for which residency is sought.

2. Get Financial Aid!

Apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Financial aid is available to students enrolled in an eligible program to assist in meeting educational expenses. Applicants should complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov to determine eligibility. Daytona State’s school code is 001475. Processing time is 4-6 weeks. More information is available from the Office of Financial Aid Services.

Daytona State College scholarships are also available. Apply online.

3. Get Advised!

Contact Academic Advising at any campus. The Advisor will assist you with choosing your first classes, requirements for program completion, and graduation plans. Take copies of your college / university transcripts. More information is available from the Academic Advising office.  We also recommend that you visit Career Services.

4. Get Oriented!

If you are a new or readmitting Daytona State student, complete the online orientation. It will introduce you to some important information about the College and familiarize you with many important services available to you as a student. You can access the orientation by logging in to the student portal at MYDAYTONASTATE.   You can obtain your student ID number and Falconmail address on this page.  You will use this information to access the student portal on the Daytona State website.

Your username is: yourfirstname_yourlastname@falconmail.daytonastate.edu
Your password is: Dsc (Capital D, lowercase s, lowercase c) + Your birthdate in MMDDYY format + the last five digits of your social security number

Example: Birthdate of January 1, 1990 with a social of123-45-6789 the password would be Dsc01019056789

We STRONGLY encourage you to change your password upon first successful login to the environment.

If you have forgotten your login information and/or password they can be retrieved and/or reset using the portlets on the login page.  Once you are logged in, choose FalconNet and then choose Orientation from the left column.

5. Get Registered!

Sign up for your classes online via your FalconNet Online Services or in person at any campus Falcon Center. You can check course availability online.  More information is available from the Registration Office.

6. Get a Receipt!

Pay for your classes either online via your FalconNet Online Services or in person at the Office of Student Accounts at any campus. The Office of Student Accounts offers a number of payment options to assist you to make payments while your financial aid is being processed or if you will not be using financial aid.

REMEMBER – you are not officially registered until you have paid in full.

7. Get an ID Card, Parking Decal and Books!

Get your student ID card and parking decal at the Question and Answer Center on the Daytona Beach Campus or the Falcon Center on any regional campus. You can also get your books in person or online.

For additional information contact:
Dr. Max Nagiel
Academic Chair/Senior Professor
School of Business Administration
Building 200, Room 408
max.nagiel@daytonastate.edu
(386) 506-3829
Fax: (386) 506-4492

Admissions
(386) 506-4DSC
Admissions@DaytonaState.edu

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Last updated: 2020-12-18T21:38:34.214Z