College of Business & Economics
Accounting offers a wide array of job options from auditing, tax accounting and cost accounting to managerial accounting. There are also flexible career options, such as public accounting, government agencies or corporations, in addition to starting your own business. College of Business and Economics accounting majors complete the lower-level required courses, upper-level business required courses and upper-level accounting required courses for the accounting major.
The undergraduate accounting major provides the necessary accounting courses to prepare students for the CPA examination.
It also provides the foundation for a graduate program in accounting for students who choose to pursue a master's or other advanced degree.
Admission to the accounting major is selective. Students are admitted to the major on a competitive basis after first being admitted to the university. Each term, the department considers applications for admission to the major in the following term.
Before applying to the accounting major, students must first declare a “pre-accounting” major and complete the lower-level prerequisites and other requirements. Students are encouraged to meet with their faculty adviser each term to evaluate their progress in completing the requirements for admission to the major.