The Accounting program introduces students to the analytical, decision-making, and communication skills needed to succeed in today’s corporate world.
What You'll Study
The Accounting curriculum is designed to ensure that students receive a strong foundation in accounting, with supporting coursework in finance, computing, marketing, money and banking, and economics. Accounting majors who are considering sitting for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) licensure exam are encouraged to complete a minor in finance.
Accounting majors learn the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting through practical applications. Students receive instruction from experienced faculty, many of whom are also practicing CPAs. Students have the opportunity to pursue internships with private accounting firms, in the public sector, or in government.
The Accounting program allows students to work full-time for five semesters. Two courses are taken at a time over an eight week period and are either in the evening, online, or hybrid.
Accounting majors who are considering sitting for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) licensure exam are encouraged to complete a minor in finance, however, a minor in Marketing is also offered.