Department of Accounting and Law


The Department of Accounting and Law provides opportunities for an undergraduate education in accounting at the BS level. The program prepares students for a variety of professional examinations or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in accounting and business. 

Undergraduate programs:

  • BS in Accounting
    The accounting program, which includes traditional study of financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, and legal and regulatory topics, gives students the educational experience and the skill set to qualify for a wide range of career paths in auditing and other assurance services, budgeting, tax accounting, systems consulting, internal auditing, and cost accounting, among others.
  • Minor in Accounting
    A minor in accounting complements any degree with courses that provide an overview of both legal and business practices. Students will gain an understanding of taxation and information systems, as well as the financial and managerial fields of accounting.

Graduate program:

  • MBA with concentration in Accounting
    The MBA concentration in accounting offers carefully selected courses that will help students gain advanced accounting knowledge and exposure to many concepts related to CPA study.
Typically students start in entry level positions in public accounting with local, regional and international firms, private industry in banking, manufacturing, retail and service organizations, and local, state, and federal government agencies. The accounting curriculum prepares students for a number of professional examinations including the CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CMA (Certified Management Accountant), and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), and other certifications. It also prepares students to pursue advanced degrees such as the master of science in accounting, master of business administration (MBA), or master of taxation.

Links to the University Course Catalog:

   BS in Accounting

   Minor in Accounting

   MBA with concentration in Accounting