Accounting Program within the Business Administration Degree

The Accounting program will focus on the systematic and comprehensive recording of financial transactions pertaining to a business. It refers to the process of summarizing, analyzing, and reporting these transactions to oversight agencies and tax collection entities. Accounting is one of the key functions of almost any business. Today, accountants are called upon to be much more than bookkeepers. They are highly valued financial consultants for the organization where they are employed.

Accounting Concentration Requirements:

Complete all of the following:

  • ACTG 320 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACTG 322 Cost Accounting
  • ACTG 340 Introduction to Federal Tax
  • ACTG 431 Auditing, Principles & Procedures

Choose two (2) of the following:

  • ACTG 321 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACTG 360 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACTG 371 Business Analytics
  • ACTG 420 Cost Accounting II
  • ACTG 450 Government and Nonprofit Accounting

Business Administration Requirements:

  • All concentrations are required to complete the core business classes
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Career Opportunities in Accounting

  • Cost Estimator
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Real Estate Appraiser
  • Tax Accountant
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Preparer
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budget Analyst
  • Capital Accountant

  • Comptroller/Financial Controller
  • Cost Accountant
  • Environmental Accountant
  • Payroll Accountant
  • Business Valuation Specialist
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Consultant
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
  • Information System Specialist

Career Outcomes

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