Bachelor of Science in Accounting

 The Bachelor of Science in Accounting prepares students for careers in auditing, finance, banking, not-for-profit, governmental and managerial accounting. Graduates are encouraged to take the Certified Public Accountant Exam.

Majors will earn 126 credit hours and receive the Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Courses include: Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Cost Accounting, Auditing, Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, and Taxation.

Program Design


Responding to changes instituted by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Jan. 1, 2011), this program prepare students to meet the scholastic and experiential requirements of the CPA Exam. In addition to a wide variety of accounting courses, students will also take related business administration courses including: Principles of Macro- and Microeconomics, Business Law, Business Ethics, Personal and Corporate Finance, Management and Marketing.

Newberry College is proud to offer postsecondary education in Business Administration and Accounting in a faith-based, liberal arts environment. Business ethics is a cornerstone of the program and students are encouraged to adhere to the highest standards of professional conduct.


Professional Advisory Committee

The Accounting degree program is monitored by the Business Administration Advisory Committee, consisting of four practicing CPAs and other professionals in the business community. The Committee meets each year to review curriculum changes and make recommendations to strengthen course delivery. The Department also sponsors one of the oldest chapters of Phi Beta Lambda (student business club) in the country. Accounting majors are encouraged to join.


Contact Information and Course Descriptions

Interested students should send inquiries to Department Chair, Joseph Franklin . Applicants are invited to spend a day on Newberry College’s campus, talk with professors and attend accounting classes.

Course descriptions are available here.