Our Accounting track prepares future Bookkeepers, Auditors, and Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, a track in accounting provides backbone learning for any business related career.


Accounting minors will find jobs such as auditor, controller, cost estimator, accounting clerk, accounting analyst, financial analyst, accounting manager, asset manager, and budget analyst to name a few. Individuals can work in fields such as the corporate accounting or the federal tax industry. Some of our graduates choose to continue their education in graduate school resulting in successful careers in many of these fields at an even higher level. 

Job Outlook
The Online College Labor Market Report (2014) reported that the accountant or auditor is the most in-demand business and financial operations occupation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between the years 2014 and 2024 there will be an increase of about 142,400 (10.7 %) jobs for accountants and auditors. Financial specialists will find about 21,900 new jobs between 2014-2024 and there will be a need for an additional 35,990 in the same period.

Earnings
Earnings potential for graduates with Accounting degrees vary widely depending on many factors including the geographic location, the industry you choose, position, skills and experience. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (May 2014), the average annual income of tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents is $56,890.00 while accountants and auditors earn an annual average of $73,670.00. The average annual income for financial managers is $130,230.00. 

Educational Qualifications
A Bachelors degree qualifies an individual for most entry-level positions. However, a graduate degree will significantly increase the potential of obtaining many positions as well as earning potential. 


Curriculum Guide. To view general education requirements for this major, please visit the catalog. 

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Careers

Looking for a degree that offers versatility, financial viability and industry credibility? Our program prepares you for a variety of careers in business or industry, including banking, finance, manufacturing, product development, human resources, IT management and business analysis.

Professions

  • Sales Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Management Analyst
  • Acccountant
  • CEO
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing Executive
  • Public Relations Director
  • Advertising Executive

$2.7 million
That's how much the average business graduate will earn in a lifetime.

Business Core Courses  
Item #TitleCredits
ACCT 211Accounting Principles 13
ACCT 212Accounting Principles 23
BAUD 202Intorduction to Contemporary Business3
BAUD 211Profiles of Entrepreneurship3
BAUD 207Management Information Systems3
BAUD 301Principles of Managment3
BAUD 311Business Law3
BAUD 460Ethics and Business Social Responsibility3
 BAUD 466 or ECON 4013
BAUD 472Business Policies and Strategies3
ECON 211Macroeconomics3
ECON 212Microeconomics3
FNCE 321Business Finance3
IBUS 319International Business3
MKTG 343Principles of Marketing3
 Sub-Total Credits45

 

Accounting Core  
Item #TitleCredits
ACCT 315Intermediate Accounting 14
ACCT 316Intermediate Accounting 24
 ACCT Electives10
 Sub-Total Credits18

 

Cognate Requirements  
Item #TitleCredits
BAUD 317Business Communication3
CSIS 106 Comprehensive Spreadsheets3
MATH 141Introduction to Probability and Statistics3
 Sub-Total Credits9

 

Faculty Profiles

Aaron Moses, PhD

Business Administration
Professor
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Ana Patterson, MBA

Business Administration
Assistant Professor
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Chanda Santo, MBA

Business Administration
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