Accounting Major

The Accounting Major prepares students to immediately begin their careers as public, industrial or governmental accountants, and provides a foundation in accounting that will enable them to pursue graduate study if they wish. Graduates with an accounting degree can expect to work in such areas as income tax, auditing, budgeting, cost accounting and general accounting. View the requirements of the Accounting Major.


Accounting Minor

A student in any discipline other than accounting may complete a minor in Accounting upon satisfactorily fulfilling the requirements.


What can you do with a degree in Accounting?

  • Account Executive
  • Auditor
  • Market research analyst
  • Public accountant
  • Stock broker


Program Requirements

  • ACCT 203 - Principles of Accounting (required for business major)  
  • ACCT 204* - Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 305* - Intermediate Accounting I 
  • ACCT 306* - Intermediate Accounting II  
  • ACCT 311* - Income Tax Accounting I  
  • ACCT 409* - Auditing  


Choose 3 of the following:

  • ACCT 312S** - Income Tax Accounting II  
  • ACCT 340** - Issues in International Accounting  
  • ACCT 407**^ - Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 421**^ - Governmental & Not-for-Profit Accounting  
  • ACCT 424** - Accounting Information Systems adj.

TOTAL 36 hours


Supportive Courses

  • ECON 204 Statistics for Business and Economics  
  • ECON 211 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 212 Principles of Macroeconomics  
  • BUSN 223* Commercial Law  
  • BUSN 321W Principles of Management  
  • BUSN 346 Principles of Marketing
  • FIN 325 Corporate Finance  
  • BUSN 473 Senior seminar in Policy & Strategy  

TOTAL 32 hours

Contact Info

Dr. Barbara J. Davis

Program Chair

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