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Become a leader in accounting

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, accounting positions are expected to continue to grow nearly 11% through 2024, which is faster than average for all occupations. Our students learn how to prepare and analyze financial statements, prepare and utilize accounting information for business decision making, and explore taxation and auditing. Our students analyze real-world examples in the classroom and have the opportunity to participate in Beta Alpha Psi to begin building their professional skills and network.

As an accounting major, you can expect to be challenged and graduate ready to either begin an entry-level accounting career or apply to a graduate program to continue your studies in accounting or a related field.

Our graduates have meaningful and productive careers in business and industry, government, education, and non-profit organizations. Most graduates take positions in the areas of auditing, business advisory services, financial planning and analysis, banking, tax, and management.

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Speak with a Bryan School Undergraduate Student Services academic advisor located in Bryan 301 or call them at (336) 334-5928. If you are a current student, please consult with your academic advisor in Bryan Undergraduate Student Services before changing your major.

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AACSB® Accredited in Accounting

Our accounting program is separately accredited by the AACSB at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Only 1% of business school worldwide have achieved dual accreditation in both business and accounting by AACSB, the premier accrediting agency for business programs worldwide. High-quality courses and continuous program improvement mean that no matter what your plans are after graduation, your Bryan School accounting degree will prepare you for the next step of your journey.

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Learn about the accounting conceptual framework

Sample Course

ACC-218: Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosure

This is a foundation course for students pursuing degrees in accounting and finance. This course will introduce you to the accounting conceptual framework, accounting information systems as well as the accounting cycle.

You will learn to prepare and analyze financial statements, develop an understanding of business organizations operations and how accounting impacts it. In this course, you will also complete an interactive practice set to apply the course concepts.

Become acquainted with accounting's critical role in organizations

Sample Course

ACC-202: Managerial Accounting

In this course, you’ll be introduced to internal accounting and reporting of organizations, with an emphasis on the use of accounting information used by management and decision makers within an organization. The purpose of this course is to provide you with an understanding of the role of accounting in operating a business.

A few of the main topics covered include cash flows, costing systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, financial budgeting and capital budgeting.

OPPORTUNITIES TO STUDY ABROAD

We offer a variety of international education opportunities for undergraduate students. Consider adding an international experience as part of your degree and gain a truly meaningful international perspective of business. Students have the opportunity to participate in exchanges at more than 40 partner institutions!

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