Accounting Major

There is an expectation that this program will take five years to complete. Students choosing this major must earn at least 150 credit hours to graduate, including 74 credits outside of the Business and Accounting Departement. The major also includes the following requirements:

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To help students develop a professional attitude and approach to work in accounting and other settings.
  • To help students refine an ethical standard that is humane, rational, and consistent with a focus on service to society.
  • To help students develop the ability in a business and societal context to think critically, reason analytically, solve both quantitative and qualitative problems effectively, and express oneself convincingly both orally and in writing
  • To help students gain in-depth knowledge of economic analysis, business computer applications, financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, tax accounting, fund accounting, cost accounting, and the core business disciplines.
  • To help students apply the abilities and knowledge gained to compete favorably for admission to graduate programs and for employment.