"Putting your career in the black."
The Department of Accounting offers both an undergraduate degree in accounting and a Master of Accounting degree. Our degrees fully prepare graduates for the demanding task of providing complete and accurate financial information. Our programs offer a broad coverage of business topics and help students develop the skills to become successful business professionals. Our graduates work for public accounting firms, private corporations, governmental agencies and not-for-profit entities.
The Department of Accounting in the Mitchell College of Business is separately accredited by AACSB International – the highest level of business and accounting accreditation. Fewer than 200 institutions worldwide have earned this prestigious accounting accreditation.
Our undergraduate degree requires students to complete 122 semester hours. While our program focuses on the full-time day student, we offer every accounting course at night at least once every two years. We encourage our undergraduates to stay and complete their Master of Accounting degree in order to earn the 150 semester hours to be CPA exam eligible.
Our Master of Accounting program is designed for both the full-time student and working professional. Required courses are offered in both the day and evening on a rotating basis. A full-time student can graduate in one calendar year while an evening student can complete the program in two years. Students are admitted to the program in both the Fall and Spring semesters.
ACCOUNTING - Nine Required Courses
ACC 331 Taxation of Individuals*
ACC 341 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 451 Auditing (W)
ACC 371 Financial Accounting I*
ACC 372 Financial Accounting II
ACC 381 Cost Accounting
ACC 416 International & Advanced Accounting
Choose two Accounting Electives from the following:
ACC 432 Taxation of Partnerships & Corp.
ACC 452 Advanced Auditing
ACC 461 Accounting of Governmental & NFPE
*ACC 371 and ACC 331 must be completed with a grade of C or above in order to declare Accounting as a major.
ACC 452 and 461 are required for CPA Eligibility.