Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy in North America

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Accountancy

A bachelor's degree is given to students who fulfill the necessary requirements given by the college or university they are attending. The requirements include three to seven years of focus on a subject, typically referred to as a major or concentration.

Accountancy is the professional work of producing financial statements that monitor the movement of money within a business or organization. It touches on the economic resources under the control of the management, isolating monetary and related information for analysis and financial presentation.

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Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Newbury College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 USA Brookline

Bachelor of Science in Accounting: graduates should be able to demonstrate knowledge of self, society, and the global business environment. [+]

Bachelors in Accountancy in North America 2017. Student Learning Outcomes: Graduates should be able to: • demonstrate knowledge of self, society, and the global business environment. • demonstrate comprehensive accounting knowledge, including generally accepted accounting principles, generally accepted auditing standards, and individual and business tax regulations. • demonstrate the ability to thoughtfully access and analyze information and to make sound business decisions, including internal and external decisions involving accounting and financial matters. • demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in a myriad of business situations with particular emphasis on clear and concise communication of financial information. • demonstrate an understanding of appropriate socially responsible behavior. • demonstrate an awareness of ethical business behavior with strong emphasis on financial statement preparation and reporting. Recommended Course Sequencing: FIRST YEAR AC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting AC 102 Principles of Managerial Accounting CS 117 Applications and Presentations* EN 105 Advanced English Composition EN 206 Introduction to Literature HU 103 World Civilization (Modern) MH 205Business Calculus MN 105Principles of Management Humanities or Psychology or Social Science Elective Elective SECOND YEAR AC 201 Intermediate Accounting I AC 202 Intermediate Accounting II AC 204 Principles of Finance HU 1xx Humanities Requirement: HU 135 World Religions or HU 152 Introduction to Philosophy MH 216Statistics MK 105 Principles of Marketing MN 200Business Law MN 208Business Communications SS 102 Macroeconomics SS 103 Microeconomics THIRD YEAR AC 207 Individual Taxation AC 310 Cost Accounting EN 2xx 200-level (or higher) Literature Elective HU 305 Ethics IB 301 International Business Management SC... [-]

Bachelor in Accountancy

Eastern Illinois University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Charleston

Accounting is the art and practice of measuring, interpreting, and communicating information about financial activity. The skill set that students acquire in the study of accounting at Eastern Illinois [+]

Accounting is the art and practice of measuring, interpreting, and communicating information about financial activity. The skill set that students acquire in the study of accounting at Eastern Illinois University is both powerful and flexible, providing students with a wide variety of employment options upon graduation. Most commonly, graduates of EIU’s Accountancy Program assume positions at public accounting firms or as “private sector” accountants.

 

Public accounting firms conduct audits, assist in tax preparation, and consult with clients over a variety of business and internal business process issues. Successful individuals in public accounting rise through the ranks to the role of manager and then to partner.... [-]


Bachelor in Accounting

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

In the Accounting program you gain both the in-depth accounting knowledge and the broad background in business needed to understand the role of accounting in the business world. [+]

Bachelors in Accountancy in North America 2017. Disciplinary Both the major and minor in Accounting are disciplinary. "Disciplinary" means that all accounting students receive vigorous and thorough training in accounting. More than 90 percent of UW-Green Bay Accounting graduates typically find employment in their chosen career within six months of graduation. Alumni surveys indicate that alumni perceive the Accounting program very favorably, their program of study prepared them extremely well for their careers, the quality of the Accounting faculty is "excellent" and they would definitely recommend the program to others. Recent surveys also suggest that well over 30 percent of the Accounting graduates pass all four parts of the C.P.A. exam during their first sitting; of those who take it a second time, 75 percent pass all four parts. These figures compare very favorably with the national averages, where the first time pass rate is approximately 20 percent. These successes may be attributed to Accounting’s contemporary and rigorous curriculum, a dedication to teaching excellence and to an emphasis on the skills basic to career advancement such as effective writing, speaking, quantitative analysis, computer proficiency, decision making and problem solving. In the Accounting program you gain both the in-depth accounting knowledge and the broad background in business needed to understand the role of accounting in the business world. Accounting faculty are committed to serving the needs of business and society and to providing an outstanding learning environment. The Accounting program addresses contemporary accounting and business issues, including the role of accounting... [-]

Bachelor's in Accountancy

Saint Peter’s University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Jersey City Englewood Cliffs

The field of accountancy has never been more relevant, challenging, or filled with opportunities. The skills required for you to become a truly outstanding accountant–critical thinking, exceptional analytical skills, solid ethics and independent judgment–are the hallmarks of a Jesuit education at Saint Peter’s. [+]

These days accountants don’t count beans; they grow them. In fact, the field of accountancy has never been more relevant, challenging, or filled with opportunities. The skills required for you to become a truly outstanding accountant–critical thinking, exceptional analytical skills, solid ethics and independent judgment–are the hallmarks of a Jesuit education at Saint Peter’s. One look at our graduates will you show why our program has earned a reputation for developing sharp minds, forged in one of the greatest business regions in the country, the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. The demand for accountants is growing (especially for women) and job opportunities are better than ever. Whether you want to be a partner in an accounting firm, a CPA or work in corporate finance or at a nonprofit, a degree in accountancy can be the key to success. Saint Peter’s also offers a five-year combined B.S./M.S. degree in accountancy and a certificate program that enables students who have completed an undergraduate major in accountancy to earn the additional credits needed to sit for the CPA exam. Mission The Business Programs aim to produce highly qualified professionals through business programs that are: anchored in the liberal arts, responsive to organizational and societal needs, reflective of evolving business theory and practice, infused with an emphasis on ethical decision making, and informed by changing global conditions. Through a richly diverse student body, the business programs provide students with uncommon learning experiences that produce professionals that are ready to excel in and embrace the... [-]

BComm in Accounting

University of Manitoba
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Winnipeg

Accounting is a dynamic field broadly concerned with the measurement of wealth and the financial impact of transactions. Good accounting results in good decision making. The study of accounting gives students the knowledge and professional judgment to determine the most useful way to communicate financial information. The Accounting Major is the first step in obtaining a thorough understanding of accounting. After graduation, many students continue in their accounting studies and pursue one of the following professional designations: CA, CGA, or CMA. [+]

Bachelors in Accountancy in North America 2017. Accounting is a dynamic field broadly concerned with the measurement of wealth and the financial impact of transactions. Good accounting results in good decision making. The study of accounting gives students the knowledge and professional judgment to determine the most useful way to communicate financial information. The Accounting Major is the first step in obtaining a thorough understanding of accounting. After graduation, many students continue in their accounting studies and pursue one of the following professional designations: CA, CGA, or CMA. Degree options B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours - 4 years B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-operative Education Option) - 4.33 years Interesting courses Introductory Financial Accounting Intermediate Accounting - Assets Intermediate Accounting - Equities Cost Accounting Taxation Accounting Accounting Information Systems Auditing Advanced Managerial Accounting Co-Op Options Asper Co-operative Education option Exchange Opportunities Asper International Student Exchange Program Professional opportunities Accountant Comptroller Treasurer Auditor Tax consultant Management consultant Note: due to their excellent analytical and quantitative skills, accountants are increasingly becoming involved in aspects of business such as auditing, internal control, international management, business valuation, risk management, and strategic decision making. As a result of this wide exposure to the operations of business, top managers of large firms usually have strong accounting backgrounds. What is unique about this program at the U of M? Our Student Groups activities extend your learning through fun, peer-organized activities. From weekly networking events and national case competitions to topic-specific student-run groups, there's something for... [-]

Bachelor in Accounting

Slippery Rock University
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Slippery Rock

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. [+]

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 thorough 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... [-]

Bachelors programs

International Studies Abroad
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Spain Sevilla USA Helena Andalusia Australia Western Australia Wollongong Townsville Sydney United Kingdom London Edinburgh Reading Newcastle upon Tyne Queensland + 14 more

The United States higher education system remains the envy of the world. Its dual commitments to cutting-edge research and personalized undergraduate instruction remain unparalleled, and have drawn over 800,000 current degree seekers to the U.S.A. [+]

Bachelors in Accountancy in North America 2017. DIRECT ROUTE TO THE U.S.A. Candidates not wishing to spend a year in Spain, and who meet all Carroll College admissions requirements, may apply directly to Carroll College and spend all four years in Helena, Montana. WHY A U.S.A. DEGREE? The United States higher education system remains the envy of the world. Its dual commitments to cutting-edge research and personalized undergraduate instruction remain unparalleled, and have drawn over 800,000 current degree seekers to the U.S.A. These students understand that a degree from the U.S.A. lends prestige to any CV, and gives students a competitive edge whether they are planning to pursue a postgraduate degree or enter the workforce in their home country. MAJORS OFFERED Accounting Anthrozoology Biology Biochemistry-Molecular Biology Business Administration Chemistry Civil Engineering Classical Studies Communication Studies Computer Science Computer Information Systems Elementary Education Engineering Engineering Science English Literature English Writing Environmental Studies Ethics and Values Studies Finance French Health & Physical Education(K-12) Health Science History International Relations Mathematics Nursing Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Public Health Public Relations Secondary Education Sociology Spanish Spanish Education (K-12) Theology [-]