The course offerings in the field of accounting are both exciting and challenging and are geared toward developing the student’s ability to think analytically and intelligently.
By completing our rigorous program, accounting students earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting. The program has three objectives:
- To prepare students to enter the fields of public or private accounting with an adequate background to be effective practitioners.
- To provide students with the necessary skills, abilities, and educational background needed to sit for the C.P.A. and C.M.A. examinations.
- To educate students to become highly qualified, ethical professionals in great demand in today’s business world.
Gary E. West College of Business graduates have an encouraging record of success. Many have obtained the C.P.A. certificate and are now in responsible positions in government, industry, and public accounting. Their frequent communications tell us of their successes and confirm that our Accounting Specialization ranks among the best.
Required Courses - Accounting Specialization Credit Hours
West Liberty University General Studies 48
Gary E. West College of Business Core 38
ACC 324 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 325 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 330 Cost Accounting 3
ACC 400 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACC 402 Advanced Accounting 3
ACC 420 Auditing 3
ACC 425 Federal Tax Accounting I 3
ACC 426 Federal Tax Accounting II 3
GBUS 444 Legal Environment of Business II 3
Accounting Electives (2 courses required) 6
General or Business Electives 9