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Undergraduate Accounting Major Program Requirements

As one of six academic units of the College of Business, the School of Accounting offers a full-degree program in Accounting at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels.

The undergraduate accounting major provides students with an educational foundation appropriate for the pursuit of advanced education and professional careers in accounting and related areas of business and government. Undergraduate accounting majors participate in innovative programs designed to develop technical, analytical, communication, interpersonal, and lifelong learning skills.

For more information and additional student resources, visit the School of Accounting's Department web page.

Which Undergraduate Accounting Program Is Right For Me?

Two undergraduate degree programs in accounting are available. In addition, students may earn undergraduate honors by completing the requirements of the Accounting Scholars Program.

Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA).

BBA students complete the requirements of the School of Accounting in addition to the core business courses taken by all majors in the College of Business.

Bachelors of Science (BS)

BS students complete all BBA requirements plus six credits of math or statistics courses beyond the calculus and statistics required in the Pre-Business foundation courses (e.g., MAC 2311, MAC 2312, STA 3163, ECO 4421, ECO 4422, ECO 4401, ECO 4402, PHI 2102, etc.).

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Accounting Scholars Program

High-achieving students can pursue an undergraduate degree with honors by entering our highly acclaimed Accounting Scholars Program.  This program is well known for its exceptional job placement rate with more than 90% of its program graduates starting their careers in public accounting. Students in the Accounting Scholars Program may earn either a BBA or a BS degree.

Career Opportunities for Accounting Majors

The accounting major provides relevant training for entry into graduate school and a wide variety of careers in business. Most undergraduate accounting majors focus on the practical application of accounting in public, private, and government sectors. Many undergraduate accounting majors enhance their career potential by pursuing graduate degrees and obtaining professional certifications.

Additional Undergraduate Programs in Accounting

Certificate Programs in Accounting

Graduate Programs in Accounting

Ph.D. Programs


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