May 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting, B.S.

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The accounting curriculum has been designed to offer an integrated educational experience in the subdisciplines of financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, information systems, and auditing. The accounting degree provides students with traditional technical accounting skills, as well as expanded skills in analytical reasoning, problem solving, use of technology, and oral and written communication. Students are prepared to succeed in careers with public accounting firms, corporations, and non-profit organizations.

Individuals applying for licensure in West Virginia must have completed a total of 150 semester hours of post-secondary education and have received a bachelor ‘s degree or higher from a college or university recognized by the West Virginia State Board of Accountancy. The total education program shall include an accounting concentration and business courses defined by the WVSBOA. The 150 credit hour program is available through the School of Business. Students wishing to become licensed Certified Public Accountants should meet with their advisor early in the program to structure course work in compliance with the WVSBOA requirements.

Degree Requirements

Core Curriculum Requirements (30-33 Credit Hours)

For details on the required courses, refer to the Core Curriculum  program. 

Business Core (33 Credit Hours)

* Students planning to enter a graduate program in business are strongly encouraged to take MATH 1190 (Calculus I) in lieu of MATH 1530 . MATH 1530  also fulfills a general studies requirement.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

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