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Accounting

The B.S. in Accounting program at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey, will equip you to enter a business, agency, or organization as an accountant, auditor, or other financial professional. It is the foundation to pursue graduate study in accounting or pass the CPA examination. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for accountants and auditors will grow by 10 percent between 2016 and 2026—faster than the average occupation.

The curriculum covers broad business and accounting perspectives, as well as technical accounting skills. Learn from accomplished professors and experienced professionals who deliver an experiential curriculum that enables you to gain analytical, management, communication, sales, and business development skills.

Program

To earn a B.S. in Accounting, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including:

  • General Education courses
  • Business core courses (39 credits)
  • Accounting courses (27 credits)

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Courses

Business Core:

  • AC171 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • AC172 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BU121 Quantitative Business Concepts (3)*
  • BU211 Business Law (3)
  • BU213 Management Theory & Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU221 Business Statistics & Probability (3)
  • BU241 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BU335 Financial Management I (3)
  • BU450 Internship & Career Preparation (1)
  • BU451 Internship (2+)
  • BU491 Business Strategies & Policy (3)
  • EC181 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • EC182 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • IS224 Introduction to Business Analytics (3)

Accounting:

  • AC272 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
  • AC273 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
  • AC371 Accounting Information Systems (3)
  • AC372 Cost Accounting & Budgetary Control (3)
  • AC471 Individual Federal Taxation (3)
  • AC472 Entity Federal Taxation (3)
  • AC473 Fund & Advanced Accounting (3)
  • AC478 Auditing with Data Analytics (3)
  • BU319 Business & Professional Ethics (3)

*BU121 may be waived if the student has achieved a B or better in MA107, MA109, MA110, or MA115.

Add financial expertise to your list of skills with a minor in accounting from GCU. Gain a broad overview of best practices and regulations in the accounting arena. This program requires 18 credits.

Program

To earn a minor in accounting, you must successfully complete:

  • AC171 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • AC172 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
  • AC272 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
  • AC273 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
  • AC471 Individual Federal Taxation (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick one):
    • AC371 Accounting Information Systems (3)
    • AC472 Entity Federal Taxation (3)
    • AC473 Fund & Advanced Accounting (3)

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

In addition to our rigorous academic program, we also emphasize career and professional development through experiential learning. All students within the School of Business & Digital Media are required to complete an internship. Specifically, in Accounting, recent students from our program have interned with:

  • AJC Accounting
  • Central Jersey Tax Services
  • Goldstein & Loggia’s CPA, LLC.
  • Holman Frenia Allison, PC
  • Mattia Building Contractors
  • Orchard Street Settlement, LLC.
  • PFK O’Connor Davis
  • St. Joseph School for the Blind
  • United States Department of Justice

Click here for the procedure for registration and completion of an internship.

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