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Accounting

Department of Accounting

Accounting is an information system that represents the economic resources and responsibilities of business or non-business enterprises. Monitored over time, it is used as a decision-making tool for the allocation of resources and evaluation of responsibilities.

Accounting information impacts major economic decisions that have national and even global impact. The Accounting program teaches analytical, theoretical, communication, and leadership skills necessary for effective accounting and for advancement in public, private, and government and fraud examination careers.

Upon graduation, Accounting majors may write the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Examination, the Certified Internal Auditor Examination, and/or 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 the appropriate work experience.

Career Directions

  • Financial Accounting
  • Fraud Examination
  • Government Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Public Accounting (Certified Public Accountant)