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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

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 top-down perspective.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting provides a broad business education with a specialization in accounting issues and skills. 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 not-for-profit organizations.  Students complete core courses in both business and accounting before specializing in a concentration area within Accounting.  In addition to helping students develop problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills, the B.S. in Accounting program is an excellent foundation for continued education at the graduate level, such as a Masters of Accounting or a Masters in Business Administration degree.

Accounting Concentrations

Career Opportunities

  • public accounting
  • internal auditor
  • governmental auditor
  • tax accountant
  • business and financial analyst
  • information technology (IT) advisors/consultants
  • fraud examiner
  • forensic accountant
  • business accountant
  • cost/management accountant
  • Internal Revenue Service/State Revenue Departments
  • entrepreneur
  • controller
  • chief financial officer
  • treasurer