Accounting is the language of business and so much more. It provides the critical information that guides decision-making at all levels of business, government and non-profit organizations. The degree offers students the opportunity to obtain technical knowledge, analyticsl skills and communication expertise required to lead ethical and effective organizations and people. Accounting graduates find career opportunities across many areas including public, private and government accounting.
The recommended plan of study includes classes in applied and social sciences, marketing and business communication, in addition to finance, business law and management information systems.
Students planning to take the CPA exam should review the educational requirements established by the State Board of Accountancy in the state in which they plan to sit for the examination.