Bachelor in Accounting

General

Program Description

Bachelor in Accounting

Learn the language of business.

Prepare for a rewarding career with a major in Accounting at SRU.

Accounting

Offered by: School of Business

The Accounting program prepares you for success in the challenging and rewarding field of accounting. The integrated curriculum focuses on developing your accounting skills and knowledge while enhancing your communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills as well as technological proficiency.

Why Choose Accounting?

As an accounting student, you'll be introduced to a variety of software programs used by accounting professionals that provide realistic application of practices and procedures in an environment that simulates the workplace.

What Will You Learn?

At SRU, the Accounting program emphasizes learning through research and practical application as you prepare for professional certification exams and careers in public accounting, government, and private industry. You'll further your professional growth through participation in the Student Accounting Society and internship programs through the School of Business.

Careers in Accounting

Accounting graduates are prepared for the following career opportunities:

  • Auditing
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Private Accounting
  • Public Accounting / CPA
  • Tax Accounting

Clubs & Organizations

  • Alpha Kappa Psi
  • Finance & Economics Club
  • Student Accounting Society (SAS)

Student Spotlight

Andrea Byrd majored in Accounting and Finance with a minor in Information Systems. She chose SRU because of her family legacy with the university. While at SRU, Andrea has served as President of the Student Accounting Society and Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity among other leadership roles. She has also been able to travel to Italy to study abroad. Andrea feels that SRU prepared her for the CPA exam and to be successful in the modern business world.

Last updated July 2018

About the School

Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889 by the citizens of the borough of Slippery Rock, is the region's premier public residential university. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage ... Read More

Slippery Rock University, founded in 1889 by the citizens of the borough of Slippery Rock, is the region's premier public residential university. The University is shaped by its normal school heritage and characterized by its commitment to intellectual development, leadership and civic responsibility. Read less
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