The Accounting emphasis provides learners with a survey of the principles, theories, and concepts of the accounting profession while presenting an intense review of the economic, quantitative, and managerial aspects of business. Classroom theory, coupled with the coverage of key skills and practical knowledge, prepares candidates for professions within the industry. The coursework initiates the process of preparing learners for the CPA examination administered by the various state boards of accountancy in the United States.

Career Opportunities: Positions as corporate accountants, public accountants, tax accountants, managerial accountants, controllers, auditors, consultants, fraud examiners, governmental and nonprofit accountants.

This 15-unit emphasis may be paired with the following programs: B.A. in Applied Psychology, B.A. in Applied Studies, B.A. in Leadership, B.A. in Management, B.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Information Systems.

Coursework15 units
ACC 300
Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 320
Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 340
Cost Accounting, Analysis and Budgeting
ACC 410
Tax Accounting
ACC 430
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information.