Accounting information affects major economic decisions that have national and even global impact. The Accounting program teaches the analytical, theoretical, communication, and leadership skills necessary for effective accounting and for advancement in public, private, government, and fraud examination careers.
Upon graduation, Accounting majors may write the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination, the Certified Internal Auditor Examination, the Certified Management Accountant Examination, and/or the Certified Fraud Examination. Certificates are issued upon attainment of a satisfactory score and completion of appropriate credits and work experience.
See Section II, Enrollment for required high school preparation.
Recommended High School Courses
Students are encouraged to discuss with their advisor the option of a second major, minor, or field of emphasis that might strengthen or complement their major.
- Financial Accounting
- Government Accounting
- Management Accounting
- Public Accounting (Certified Public Accountant)
Transfer Students: At least one-third of the credits to be included in the major must be successfully completed at Bemidji State University.