Bachelor’s in Accounting – West Virginia University
The Bachelor’s in Accounting degree program is designed to give students the basic educational foundation necessary to prepare them for a variety of entry-level positions. These can include accounting, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. This course builds upon a general education curriculum to provide students with a base academic knowledge in business and accounting. It is designed to integrate basic knowledge with a professional orientation and form a foundation for future learning as well as career and academic success. The accounting program and course offerings are subject to periodic review for timeliness, professional requirements, and relevance in a global marketplace.
This major also prepare students for professional examinations that may be required of them in their careers. These examinations include those needed to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Requirements to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination vary by jurisdiction, and students are encouraged to become familiar with the requirements of the jurisdictions where they plan to be certified.
The accounting programs at WVU have been separately accredited by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, since 1997.