Accounting

Overview

Accounting is the language of business and is an increasingly complex subject matter. Majors offer technical accounting knowledge in taxation and professional accounting that lead to enriching careers in private, public and nonprofit sectors.

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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)

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