Deals Certificate

This certificate is designed for accountancy and finance majors who have an interest in pursuing careers in transaction advisory services, investment banking or mergers and acquisitions either upon graduation or as a next career move.  The course sequence is designed to  guide students through transaction basics using a multi-disciplinary lens incorporating accounting, finance, tax, business law, valuation, and due diligence. 

Program Requirements

The certificate will require 12 credit hours of coursework composed of 9 credit hours of accountancy courses (selected from the courses listed below); and 3 credit hours of finance (FIN 461).

Accountancy majors may not count ACC 343 toward completion of this certificate as it is required as part of the Accountancy major. Therefore, Accountancy majors are required to complete 9 credits from the Accountancy courses listed below other than ACC 343.

Required Course
FIN 461Financial Analysis of Mergers, Buyouts, and Restructuring3
Select nine hours of the following:9
Federal Income Tax Accounting
Taxes and Business Strategy
Information for Business Valuation and Decisions
Accounting for Business Combinations
Mergers & Acquisitions
Total Credit Hours12