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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.

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

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.

Minor Sequence

The Minor in Accounting requires 18 credits from:

AC171Principles of Financial Accounting3
AC172Principles of Managerial Accounting3
AC272Intermediate Accounting I3
AC273Intermediate Accounting II3
AC471Individual Federal Taxation3
Select one of the following:3
Accounting Information Systems
Entity Federal Taxation
Fund & Advanced Accounting
Total Credits18

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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