Professor of Business Administration Terry LanganIf you would like to understand the language of business, consider pursuing a degree in accounting. This degree prepares students for a variety of entry-level jobs – accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and general ledger processing. Employees with these skills are needed across all businesses and all industries.

Students get an in-depth study of accounting principles and will learn to apply those principles with a broad perspective of the work environment. Smaller class sizes provide for more personalized instruction when learning to analyze financial data, assist in the budget process and process payroll transactions.

Suggested course sequence for this degree from the SC4 catalog.

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“Once I got into class they were really big on telling us real-life stories about what they had done in the field. That’s what made me really interested in accounting, when she made it real for us.”

Shelby Metheny, Accounting Specialist at ZF Friedrichshafen

Shelby Metheny, Accounting Specialist at ZF Friedrichshafen