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Accounting

Financial Planning Concentration

Learning a diverse set of business-related skills helps you stand out in the world of accounting. That’s why our program gives you the flexibility to tailor your degree with concentrations that meet your particular needs, interests, and career aspirations.

  • Small class sizes with a focus on teaching excellence and student learning
  • Professional work experience integrated into classroom discussion and learning
  • Liberal arts tradition to enhance a strong accounting background
PERSONALIZE YOUR DEGREE

A special track is available for those interested in taking the CPA exam

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.

Community Alliance for Management Consulting (CAMC)

Juniors and seniors, who work in supervised student teams, provide consulting services to business firms and other organizations.


Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Junior and senior accounting students prepare tax returns for low-income and elderly taxpayers


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or longer.

EMPLOYMENT OPTIONS

  • Government: Careers in colleges, universities, FBI, IRS, as well as SEC.
  • Forensic Accounting: Investigate into theft and fraud using accounting skills.
  • Private Accounting: Careers in cost accounting, taxation, budgeting, and accounting information systems.
  • Public Accounting: Careers consulting in auditing, taxations, and management while serving the general public.

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$10M

in scholarships annually



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Econ 110 Personal Finance (2)
Acct 201 Principles of Accounting I (3)
Econ 201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
Acct 202 Principles of Accounting II (3)
Econ 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Math 205 Statistics (3)
CS 240 Advanced Office Applications (3)
Busn 301 Introduction to Financial Planning (1)
Acct 301 Intermediate Accounting I (3)
Acct 302 Intermediate Accounting II (3)
Busn 305 Insurance Planning (3)
Busn 310 Retirement & Benefits Planning (3)
Acct 311 Cost/Managerial Accounting (4)
Busn 315 Business Law I (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Busn 316 Business Law II (3)
Busn 320 Marketing (3)
Busn 321 Business Management (3)
Acct 325 Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting (3)
Busn 330 Sales & Sales Management (3)
Busn 351 Financial Management (3)
Acct 355 Income Tax Accounting I (3)
Acct 356 Income Tax Accounting II (3)
CS 440 Management Information Systems (3)
Busn 440 Investments (3)
Busn 450 Estate Planning (3)
Busn 451 Senior Financial Planning Colloquium (3)
Acct 451 Auditing I (3)
Acct 452 Auditing I/Senior Seminar (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 85




OURPeople
TeddiJo Paulson
Teddi Jo Paulson, CFP, ChFC, MBA
Department Chair
Business, Accounting & Economices Chair and Associate Professor of Financial Planning
tpaulson@uj.edu
Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.


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