Fox School of Business and Management
The program provides the student with a broad general education and intensive study within the major as preparation for professional careers in public accounting, industry, consulting, government, and not-for-profit institutions.
The curriculum in accounting is designed to acquaint the student with the conceptual framework and theory of accounting, transactional analysis, asset management, liabilities, owners' equity, and financial reporting. Cost analysis and control, accounting information systems, taxation, consolidated financial statements, and foreign operations also are covered, along with auditing techniques and an understanding of the ethical and performance standards of the profession.
There are three professional student organizations available for accounting majors: Beta Alpha Psi (BAP — National Honorary Fraternity), the Accounting Professional Society (APS), and the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA).