Good with Numbers?
Then Accounting is the way to go! The Bachelor of Science in Accounting prepares students for careers in auditing, finance, banking, not-for-profit, governmental, and managerial accounting.
Available Majors, Minors, and Concentrations
The mission of the accounting program is to prepare students for professional careers in public accounting, industry and government, providing not only technical skills for a competitive field, but strengthening teamwork, ethics and leadership skills. Graduates are encouraged to take the Certified Public Accountant Exam.
Oversight for the Accounting program is provided by the Business Administration Advisory Committee, which consists of practicing CPAs and other professionals in the business community. The Department also sponsors one of the country's longest-running chapters of Phi Beta Lambda, the student business club.
The major in Accounting requires
- 27 hours: Accounting fundamentals
- 24 hours: Business administration
- 6 hours: Economics
- 6 hours: Management information systems
- 4 hours: Applied calculus
The minor in Accounting requires 18 credit hours in the fundamentals of accounting, individual income tax preparation, and auditing.
- Accounting Supervisor/Manager
- Chief Financial Officer
- Government Auditor
- Tax Advisor/Consultant
- Collections Officer
- Accounts Payable Manager
- Certified Public Accountant
- Compliance Officer
- Accounts Receivable Manager
- Not-For-Profit Accountant
- Benefits Coordinator
- Corporate Tax Accountant
- Payroll Specialist