Bachelor of Business Administration- Accounting

Should I major in Accounting?

Accounting majors should be good students who are logical, analytical, and love to solve problems. For a brief overview of what accountants do and where they work, watch theWhat Is Accounting?

Benefits of being an Accounting major at СӰԺ

  • You will get a job when you graduate! There is a great demand for accounting graduates. Every company earns money and needs an accountant.
  • Accounting majors receive job offers up to a year in advance with starting salaries of up to $45,000 or more.
  • An accounting background provides the opportunity to pursue MANY career paths other than just accounting.
  • You will be viewed as a professional, even though only five years of education is required.
  • Serving clients is rewarding work.
  • As an accountant you often are asked to provide a professional opinion to those who manage companies.
  • As your career progresses you can stay in accounting or move into management.
  • You actually understand discussions of financial topics.
  • Taxes are not a mystery to you.


Getting an Undergraduate Accounting Degree

Students who major in accounting are working towards a Bachelor of Business Administration. Along with the 36 hours of accounting, accounting majors take 33 hours of business courses (the equivalency of a minor in business administration). For more information about the degree plan, jobs and internships, scholarships, and accounting certifications, visit theBBA in AccountingWeb page.

Program Requirements BEFORE entry:

Students who have already earned:

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Stephanie Watson, Chair
Associate Professor of Accounting
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