Accounting

Overview

The discipline of accounting is much more than mundane bookkeeping. Accounting is about the foundation for business success. Accounting majors may choose to become a partner in an international accounting firm, the owner of a CPA practice, or a corporate controller or chief financial officer.

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The business field of study components changed effective Fall 2019.  Please check with your advisor if you have questions about which catalog year is more appropriate for you.


Degrees

  • Accounting - BBA
  • Accounting - BS
  • Accounting - MS
  • Professional Accounting - MPA
  • Taxation - MS
  • Accounting - PhD

 

What Will I Learn?

  • Use and control information technology systems
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports
  • Structure business transactions
  • Develop effective business plans.

 

Example Courses

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Analysis
  • Software Tools
  • Operational Auditing
  • Tax Planning and Research

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Career Opportunities

  • Partner in an international accounting or consulting firm
  • Corporate controller
  • Chief financial officer
  • Director of internal auditing
  • Financial planner
  • Commercial lender 

 

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE

$48,218

1st year

$65,873

5th year

$80,089

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

Notice

The business field of study components changed effective Fall 2019. Please check with your advisor if you have questions about which catalog year is more appropriate for you.

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