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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

When you choose Accounting as a major you are opening up a world of career possibilities. Every type of business or organization needs Accountants, and those who understand the financials.  The Bachelor of Science in Accounting gives you a solid foundation in Business with a specialization in Accounting, so you'll have the educational background to excel in any type of business position.  Further, you'll find yourself in the desirable position of having the financial expertise to rise to the top in an increasingly complex business environment.

Your studies in the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program will begin by taking a core set of Business, Economics, and Accounting courses giving you an understanding of all aspects of a business or organization.  You'll then go on to a more in-depth study of Accounting, exploring the world of professional Accounting. Your courses will be a mix of theory and practice to give you  the preparation you'll need for a successful career. You'll also have the option to further specialize your degree by choosing an Accounting Information Systems Emphasis, or a Fraud Examination Minor.

Career Options

With your Accounting degree you'll be prepared to become a CPA.  By adding our CPA Exam review courses to your schedule, you an begin taking the CPA Exam sections during your last spring semester.    You'll also be prepared to pursue careers in all aspect of private industry, government and the non-profit sectors, or for graduate study.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the job outlook for Accountants and Auditors is excellent with an expected increase of 18% between now and 2016.  


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