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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, B.S.

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The accounting major prepares students to become professional accountants and begin careers in large or small businesses, public accounting, government or private practice. The accounting program has a practical orientation, and accounting majors examine, in depth, the contemporary accounting systems that are used to fulfill the information needs of shareholders, managers, taxing authorities and others. All accounting majors gain hands-on, real-world accounting experience as interns. Accounting majors are encouraged to pursue one or more professional accounting certificates (CPA, CMA, CFM, CIA, CFE) after graduation.

International Dimension Course Requirements

In order to insure that School of Business graduates have taken coursework focusing on the global business environment, all business majors are required to take at least one of the following courses:

This requirement is waived for students who have had a study abroad experience for which the student earned 3 or more college-level credit hours.

Program Requirements

In addition to satisfying all University Core Curriculum and Business Core requirements, accounting majors must complete the following courses:

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