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Are you interested in analyzing and solving complex business problems? If so, you should consider accounting as a career.

You could work as an accountant in public accounting or for a private business, government, or a not-for-profit organization.

Program Highlights

  • Emphasis on accounting and business casework and problem solving prepares students for today's business challenges.
  • Integration of ethical practice and critical thinking throughout accounting curriculum.
  • Opportunity for students to complete the accelerated program in fewer than four years.
  • Opportunity for students to complete both the undergraduate Accounting program and the Master in Business Administration and Leadership or the Master in Forensic Accounting in fewer than five years.

At the conclusion of the course of study, the student will demonstrate.

  • Knowledge of a comprehensive business perspective
  • Knowledge of decision-making models and environments including risk and uncertainty
  • An understanding of market economies
  • An understanding of the accounting information system and accounting cycle and how to identify, gather, measure, measure, summarize, report and analyze financial data
  • The ability to apply the conceptual framework of financial accounting concepts, principles, constraints and procedures of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • The ability to perform analyses of a variety of specified accounting contexts and circumstances and the application of GAAP to them
  • The ability to identify create and utilize and internal planning and control for the purpose of providing for accuracy in record keeping, safeguarding of assets and evaluation of performance

Admission Requirements

Students must gain general admission to the University of Charleston. A visit to campus to meet with Admissions personnel and program faculty is strongly encouraged.

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2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
1-800-995-4682 (GO UC) 

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2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE
Charleston, WV 25304
1-800-995-4682 (GOUC) ext. 4864 

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