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9ACC - Accounting

Business, School of Undergraduate Bachelor of Science

Program Delivery

Residential Program

Degree Designation

Bachelor of Science

Program Level


Program Type



College of Professional Schools


Program Description

Accounting is the language of business in that it captures, organizes, and presents financial information in a standardized way. The accounting program focuses on the process of analyzing, recording, communicating, and interpreting financial information about economic entities for the purpose of external and internal reporting and decision making. Our students integrate knowledge from other disciplines within the school: management, economics and computer information systems, to enter into organizations with both a functional and enterprise perspective.

Accreditation: The Accounting major is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.


Build a solid foundation of accounting concepts, skills, and practical applications to prepare yourself for a wide array of professional opportunities.

This major provides students with the ability to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and application of accounting principles and procedures,

  • Employ technology tools related to the area of accounting,

  • Analyze alternatives to complex accounting problems,

  • Utilize and integrate accounting information in business decision-making.

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