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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Learn Financial Stewardship for 21st Century Business

A Bachelor of Science in Accounting will provide you with an overview of the basics and best practices of accounting, along with an array of quantitative techniques and business-based computer and problem-solving skills.

PROGRAM START DATE:

  • August 19, 2020 (Full Session)
  • October 16, 2020 (8-week session)
  • Spring January 6, 2021 (16 weeks)
  • Spring March 3, 2021 (8 weeks)

Curriculum

What You’ll Learn

Your classes and experiences will prepare you to:

  • Understand the principles of financial management
  • Perform a budget analysis
  • Guide businesses through financial planning
  • Navigate taxes and audits
  • Conduct financial research
  • Keep proper records based on Generally Accepted Accounting Practices

Whether you go on to work for an accounting firm, the Internal Revenue Service, a local business, or large corporation, your degree will prepare you for an array of responsibilities including financial management, budget analysis, financial planning, taxes, auditing, research, and recordkeeping.

Available Programs

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy includes 36 credit hours in Broyhill Undergraduate School of Management core business courses, as well as 24 hours of accounting coursework.

For a more in-depth look at program requirements, visit our opens in a new windowAcademic Catalog.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Degree Completion Program

In addition to the University’s required general education and prerequisites, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting through The Degree Completion Program requires 36 hours of core business courses, as well as 21 hours of accounting coursework and 3–6 hours of additional hours.

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the  opens in a new windowAcademic Catalog.

Outcomes

What You’ll Do

An accounting degree prepares you to help businesses and individuals practice good financial stewardship and make sound financial decisions. You can find a rewarding career with an accounting firm, a local business, a large corporation, or the Internal Revenue Service. Or, you can pursue additional degrees and teach accounting in public schools, colleges and universities. Gardner-Webb offers a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree.

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