Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Internal Audit (IA) Certificate

Certificate Requirements
Degree Plan
IA Registration


In order to qualify for the IA students must complete the following courses:

Course Course Title
ACCT 4375 Internal Audit and Entity Control Environment
ACCT 4380* Control and Security of Internal Financial Information
ACCT 4379* Enterprise Risk
ACCT 4108 Internal Audit Colloquium (spring offering only)

*These courses require ACCT 4375 as a prerequisite

In order to receive the IA students must:
  1. Complete three (3) required courses and one (1) colloquium listed specifically for the certificate. Courses cannot be substituted for the required list.
  2. Earn a minimum letter grade of “B” for each course, and a letter grade of “S” (satisfactory) for the colloquium.
  3. Earn a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative and accounting GPA.
Certificate Eligibility

Only BBA accounting students are eligible to earn this certificate. This certificate will not be awarded to non-accounting majors.

Colloquium Eligibility

In the Internal Audit Colloquium, students attend presentations by representatives from accounting and industry firms. The colloquium provides students with the opportunity to learn about the companies and develop relationships with representatives who provide internships and hire internal auditors. Students must have a 3.0 cumulative and accounting GPA in order to take the colloquium. ACCT 4375 is a co‐requisite or prerequisite for the IA Colloquium.

Certificate Requests

Certificates are awarded once grades are posted for the final semester of the BBA degree and the certificate requirements are verified. Certificates will be mailed 4-8 weeks after degree is posted.

Accounting Certificate Request Form