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Lewis University - Bachelor of Science in Accounting

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting 3+1 program with Lewis University is a great way to continue your education. Students are required to complete an AAS Accounting degree at College of DuPage in order to be eligible for the program. The College of DuPage Business Program and Lewis University College of Business will maintain ongoing confirmation that the course curriculum is in alignment with Illinois CPA Licensure Exam Requirements.

The final year of coursework is offered through Lewis University offsite. Consult the Lewis University advisor for more information on class locations.  

Academic Plan

Advising Sessions

Advising Sessions are a great opportunity to meet the Lewis University representative who can answer questions about the BS in Accounting program. Sessions are offered throughout the semester. If you cannot attend any of the offered sessions, you may contact the representatives directly via the contact information at the bottom of this page. Lewis University representatives also periodically visit COD to meet with students at information tables.

Lewis University Transfer Calendar

Tuition Information

All College of DuPage coursework throughout the program is offered at the tuition rate at the time of enrollment. All Lewis University coursework is offered at a reduced tuition rate at the time of enrollment at Lewis University.

Before you Begin

College of DuPage maintains an open enrollment policy. To attend, you must be ONE of the following:

  • 18 years of age
  • A high school graduate
  • A GED completer

Steps to Apply to the 3+1 Program

Once you are ready to get started, follow the steps below:

  1. Begin your studies at COD in your chosen degree. In collaboration with a COD counselor or program advisor, develop an academic plan that meets both the articulated Associate degree and transfer program requirements.
  2. Complete the 3+1 Transfer Application. Email the completed application to 3plus1@cod.edu or dropped it off at the front desk of the Counseling, Advising and Transfer office located in Student Services Center (SSC) 3200.
  3. Connect with the 3+1 partner school through a campus visit, advising session, or transfer event to ensure you understand program expectations and answer your questions. 
  4. Submit an official admission application one to two semesters before you complete your degree at COD. You'll need to request your official COD transcripts to be sent directly to the transfer destination.  
  5. Apply to graduate with an Associate degree identified in the 3+1 program map. After grades and degrees post, request your final official College of DuPage transcripts be sent to the transfer destination. 
  6. Once admitted into your 3+1 school, meet with an advisor to discuss the registration process. If you have applied for financial aid, you must activate a Consortium Agreement allowing your third-year courses to be paid for by the 3+1 school. You must be accepted into the 3+1 school before starting your third-year courses.
  7. After you have been accepted and have met with an advisor, register for your third-year (or junior-year) courses.
  8. Continue and complete your fourth-year courses. 

Contact Information

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200
(630) 942-2259

John Kladis
Transfer Adult Admission Counselor
Lewis University

Lewis University Transfer Calendar of Events