The bachelor’s degree in accounting will help you develop analytical skills applicable in many industries as you learn the basics and best practices of accounting along with quantitative techniques, computer skills, and business-based problem solving.

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A Bachelor of Science in Accountancy 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.

 

Undergraduate Admissions

 

As an Accounting major, you will explore a variety of topics, including cost accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, and taxes, with instruction from business professors with professional experience in an array of industries. The business school will also equip you with a broad range of general business knowledge in functional areas such as marketing, finance and management. Coupled with an emphasis on Christian business ethics and classroom knowledge of the business environment, the Bachelor of Science in Accountancy will offer you opportunities for reality-based education through internships at regional and national companies.

An accounting degree prepares you to work in fields involving

  • financial management
  • budget analysis
  • financial planning
  • taxes
  • auditing
  • research
  • record keeping

Our graduates often work for accounting firms, local businesses, and the Internal Revenue Service. Others seek additional education to teach accounting in public schools, colleges and universities. Gardner-Webb offers a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree.

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 21 hours of accounting coursework.

 

Additional information, including descriptions of specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

The Broyhill School of Management offers undergraduate business minors in Business Administration and Sport Management. Each requires the completion of 18 credit hours of coursework. The University also offers an array of minor opportunities in other departments.

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