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The field of accounting deals with identifying, measuring and communicating information to assist individuals and companies in making informed economic decisions. Accounting provides students with excellent career opportunities. Individuals graduating with an accounting degree can expect to be exposed to all aspects of an organization from a broad, topdown perspective.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting provides a broad business education with the option to specialize. Students develop interpersonal, teamwork and problem solving skills and learn how to apply technology to the field of accounting. The accounting curriculum includes courses in a variety of areas, preparing students to pursue careers in public accounting, business, and notforprofit organizations. Students complete core courses in both business and accounting and complete additional analytics coursework at the 400-level. The BS in accounting program is an excellent foundation for continued education at the graduate level.
New Accounting Curriculum
As of the Spring 2021 semester, the Accounting Department has introduced a new curriculum for all incoming students. The core courses for Accounting students have not changed, but the new curriculum replaces the 9 credit concentrations with 6 credits of analytics coursework and 3 credits of accounting electives. Follow this link to learn more.
Previous Accounting Curriculum
If you were enrolled in the Accounting degree prior to March 15, 2021, you can find information about your curriculum and degree requirements as well as about the specific concentration options on this page.