Accounting

ACCOUNTING

One of the greatest adventures I’ve had thus far in life was traveling to London for study abroad. The class I took was educational, but I believe I learned the most just by traveling to a foreign country by myself. This was a huge step for me.
Kaitlin Ludwig ’12
COST ENGINEER/PROJECT ACCOUNTANT, LEE KENNEDY CO., BOSTON, MASS.
 
 
 
  • ABOUT: ACCOUNTING
  • MEET THE ACCOUNTING FACULTY
  • 3 THINGS: ACCOUNTING
  • CONCENTRATIONS
  • INTERNSHIPS
  • ONLINE ACCOUNTING
  • CAREERS
  • CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
 

Accounting students at SHU will learn the following principles:

  • Apply accounting knowledge in various managerial situations including preparing financial reports in contribution format. 
  • Communicate report analysis conclusions both verbally and in writing. 
  • Analyze financial data prepared in contribution format and use to make decisions about new and existing products. 
  • Continue introduction of business ethics. 

 

 

The Accounting program is housed in the Business and Management Division. Students will earn a Bachelor’s of Business Administration (BBA) degree.

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

AT A GLANCE

Graduates experience high placement rates in graduate schools and competitive accounting jobs. The program prepares students for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams.

COURSE TYPE
REQUIRED CREDIT HOURS
REQUIRED
32Credit Hours
REQUIRED COGNATE
27Credit Hours
LIBERAL ARTS
29Credit Hours
REQUIRED
32Credit Hours
Total for major
120Credit Hours
COURSE NAME
COURSE TYPE
CREDIT HOURS
Business Communications or Managerial Communications
COGNATE
3
Intro to Information Systems
COGNATE
3
Legal Environment of Business
COGNATE
3
Macroeconomics Services Practice
COGNATE
3
Management Principles/Cases
COGNATE
3
Marketing Principles/Cases
COGNATE
3
Microeconomics
COGNATE
3
Statistics & Society
COGNATE
3
Accounting Information Systems
REQUIRED
3
Adv Accounting/Not For Pro-fit
REQUIRED
3
Auditing
REQUIRED
3
Federal Taxation-Individual
REQUIRED
3
Federal Tax-Business Entities
REQUIRED
3
Financial Statement Analysis
REQUIRED
3
Fraud Examination
REQUIRED
3
Intermediate Accounting I
REQUIRED
3
Intermediate Accounting II
REQUIRED
3
Internship Experience
REQUIRED
112
Managerial Cost Accounting
REQUIRED
3
Prin of Accounting II
REQUIRED
4
Principles of Accounting I
REQUIRED
4
Special Topics
REQUIRED
3
Managerial Finance
COGNATE
3