Accounting

More than just “keeping the books,” accountants track, analyze and interpret financial information, and their insights inform critical business decisions.

Emmanuel's accounting major provides thorough and personalized preparation in the theory and practice of accounting, with relevant coursework that mixes management theory, financial analysis and principles of accounting.

Major Requirements

View the 2017-2018 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.

Requirements for a B.A. in Accounting

  • ACCT1201 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT2201 Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT2203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT2204 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT2206 Cost Accounting
  • ACCT3203 Auditing and Assurance Services
  • ACCT3296 Accounting Internship
  • ACCT3411 Federal Income Taxes
  • ACCT3413 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT4201 Advanced Accounting
  • ECON1101 Principles of Microeconomics
  • MATH1117 Introduction to Statistics
  • MATH1111 Calculus I OR MATH1121 Applied Mathematics for Management*
  • MGMT1101 Introduction to Business
  • MGMT2200 Principles of Marketing
  • MGMT2301 Legal Environment of Business
  • MGMT2307 Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT3302 Operations Management
  • MGMT3305 Financial Management
  • *Students with a strong math background may take MATH1111 Calculus I or MATH1112 Calculus II

INT1001, a prerequisite for ACCT3296 Internship, should be taken in the student's second or third year.

Minor Requirements

View the 2017-2018 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.

Requirements for Minor in Acounting:

  • ACCT1201 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT2201 Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT2203 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT2204 Intermediate Accounting II
  • MGMT1101 Introduction to Business

Learning Goals & Outcomes

At the completion of the Accounting Major, students will:

  1. Recognize issues of personal and social responsibility in their organizations and communities
  2. Demonstrate a knowledge base of concepts and analytical tools within accounting and be able to apply this knowledge to problem identification, analysis, and resolution
  3. Communicate effectively orally and in writing, using concepts and analytical tools from accounting
  4. Better understand their values, their strengths, their weaknesses and their interests - and be able to apply this self-knowledge to job and career path decisions
  5. Recognize the value of ongoing professional development and the importance of participating in professional organizations
  6. Utilize accounting principles and managerial/cost accounting practices
  7. Integrate international operations into the accounting process
  8. Understand taxation regulations and auditing practices