Students are prepared to develop, interpret and communicate financial data for business reporting and decision-making. The focus is on analysis and problem-solving applications to business where students develop into financial leaders for all types of business.
BVU's accounting students graduate as double majors in accounting and business. This provides students with strong technical accounting skills and a solid business foundation. Students can also choose an additional concentration, such as agricultural business, financial decision making, management, marketing, and sport business.
Our courses also prepare students for all sections of the CPA exam. From day one, faculty help students plan how to meet CPA requirements. In fact, most students meet the 150-hour CPA requirement in just four years.
At BVU, students learn accounting through focused instruction, internships, managing a portfolio of stocks, or participating in our Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
Students who graduate with this major can pursue careers in:
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Accounting jobs are projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than average.
Accounting is on virtually every "top ten" list for college majors and, more often than not, at the top.
In 2019, U.S. News & World Report ranked accounting in its annual list of "Best Jobs."
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Three courses and a minimum of 150 credit hours overall must be completed for the emphasis.
Nebraska CPA candidates should plan to take COMM 230.