Accounting is the language of business and accountants understand the impact of business decisions on the bottom line. The Bachelor of Science in Accounting will prepare you to launch new businesses or lead existing companies in the global marketplace. You will build a deeper understanding of how accounting, finance, and business processes impact a company's bottom line.
Accounting is a rapidly growing field. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accounting job opportunities are expected to grow by 22% by 2018. Also a 2011 survey completed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants states that close to 90% of firms plan to hire accounting graduates and 71% of the largest firms plan to hire more accountants.
The classroom intensive track gives you a solid background and set of skills that every accountant needs. In addition the classroom intensive track provides many other exceptional opportunities such as:
- Academic credit for your internships
- A chance to win money to start your own business
- Travel opportunities to study international business
- Networking opportunities with successful community leaders
- Resume building experiences that will help you land a job after graduation
The challenging curriculum includes traditional classroom learning with 270 hours of internship experience and leads to a relevant accounting education. You also have the opportunity to minor in Business Administration, Marketing, or Entrepreneurship.