Accounting

Keeping businesses responsible for the money they have, earn, save, and spend is the primary focus of the accounting profession. Accounting involves analyzing and reporting financial transactions to improve business performance. Accounting majors learn how to create and interpret financial documents such as balance sheets and income statements.

Why Study Accounting at Campbell University?

  • Acquire skills in accounting, auditing and taxation, as well as an understanding of principles-based versus rules-based accounting
  • Develop critical thinking skills through the gathering, analysis and synthesis of information from a variety of financial sources
  • Qualify for an array of jobs in the public and private sectors
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What Jobs Are Available To Accounting Graduates?

An Accounting degree prepares students for a variety of jobs requiring critical thinking and analysis, including:

  • General Accountant
  • Tax accountant
  • Auditor
  • IRS revenue agent
  • Controller
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Tax attorney
  • Governmental Accountant
  • FBI
  • Homeland Security
  • CIA

What Classes Do Accounting Majors Take?

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Can a Student Minor in Accounting?

Students can choose to minor in Accounting. Minoring in Accounting is feasible since many of Campbell’s degrees require a number of open electives. The required courses for an Accounting minor are:

  • ACCT 215: Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 216: Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 323: Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 324: Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 333: Taxation I
  • ACCT 335: Cost Accounting
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