A new exam every sitting to reflect current accounting topics.
Online registration for Accounting entrance exam and online notification of results!
Log on to a secure site using your Panther ID and your PantherSoft password in order to register for the next entrance exam, which will be held on Sunday March 26, 2017 at 10AM in SASC 160.
There will be a $25 fee payable by credit or debit card when paid up to two weeks in advance or $35 thereafter space permitting.
Do not delay save your seat today and start studying to ensure a great career in accounting!
Effective Summer 2011, registration for ACG4101, TAX 4001, ACG 4401 and BUL 4320 will require successfully passing the Accounting Entrance Exam.
Beginning in Spring 2017, the minimum GPA for students entering the School of Accounting will change from 2.5 to a 3.0.
How will this affect you? This will only affect students with an admission term of Spring 2017 or later. If your admission term is prior to Spring 2017, you must comply with the previous policy (2.5 GPA minimum). SOA will ensure that you are not held to the new standard; however, you might experience difficulty in registering for following courses: ACG4101, BUL4320, TAX4001, and ACG4401.
What do you need to do? If you plan on taking any of the above mentioned courses, contact your advisor if your GPA is currently below a 3.0.
The exam is offered three times per year, generally the Saturday before official registration for the following semester. Please see exam registration website for exact dates of the next scheduled exams.
The exam covers principals of Financial Accounting. The following list includes some of the material that is subject to examination. This list is not meant to be all-inclusive but to give general guidelines as to the areas covered.
Cash - Bank reconciliation - Cash Equivalents
Inventory - Valuation - Methods
Accounts Receivable - Bad Debt
Fixed Assets - Capitalization - Depreciation
Intangible Assets - Depletion/Amortization
Equity - Sole Proprietorship - Dividends/Splits - Common/Preferred stock