Department of Accounting and Finance
Information About the Program
A degree in accounting provides the necessary training to succeed in just about any area of the business world. Accounting is commonly called the “language of business” and few business decisions are made without input from the accountant. Furthermore, individuals with training in accounting are found at all levels of the business organization from Board of Directors to Corporate Management to CPA firm partners. The Accounting Program includes a thirty-six hour Business Core and and eighteen hours of upper-level accounting classes. All business students must take two specific courses in addition to the thirty-six hour Business Core:¬†Business and Professional Speaking, and Principles of Macroeconomics. These courses may be used to satisfy General Education and other General Degree Requirements.