Bachelor's Degree in Accounting


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The Hutton School of Business (HSB) offers majors and minors in business administration, accounting or management information systems. In any of these fields, you will find a healthy and challenging learning environment to develop your unique interests and talents. With your accounting degree, you can prepare for a position of leadership in the 21st-century global marketplace in a variety of industries.

One of the newest buildings on campus, HSB features classrooms equipped with the latest media, audio and data transmission technology for those earning their accounting degree. While working toward your bachelor’s degree in accounting, you can benefit from small classes. You’ll study with faculty members who keep abreast of rapid changes in business and who are actively involved in the business community as financial advisors, tax consultants, officers of professional organizations and members of corporate boards of directors. You may also earn from three to 15 credit hours and gain practical work experience through corporate internships.

As an accounting major, your opportunities outside the classroom include an annual two-day business forum, where several business leaders and entrepreneurs come to campus to speak to the department’s junior and seniors. Your accounting major will provide you with opportunities to attend presentations, and student business leaders have an opportunity to talk with the presenters one-on-one.

What Can I Do With This Accounting Degree?

A Hutton School of Business accounting degree prepares graduates for potential careers in public and corporate accounting, tax planning and compliance, auditing, internal auditing/fraud examiner, information systems, management advising services, and government agencies such as the  FBI, ATF and IRS.

The Hutton School of Business at the University of the Cumberlands is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Counsel for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.