The accounting program is designed to provide the business student a depth of knowledge in accounting and business, and to help develop keen communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills.

Careers in Accounting Include:

  • public and private accounting

  • financial accounting

  • government accounting

  • non-profit organization accounting

  • managerial accounting

  • internal auditing

  • tax accounting

Accounting Certifications Chart

Accounting is the field of study that focuses on developing and providing financial information about business, including information about the cost of products manufactured or services provided, governmental and not-for-profit organizations.

Accounting Major & Minor

Accounting Degree Plan

Accounting Minor

150 Credit Options for Accounting Majors desiring to take the CPA Examination

Students planning to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam should consult with the College of Business Administration academic advisor in CBA Rm. 112 to arrange an appropriate degree plan.

Accounting Interns Guidelines for CPA

Contact Information

Dr. Thomas Krueger
DBA, J.R. Manning Endowed Professor of Innovation in Business Education
and Chair, Department of Accounting & Finance 

Phone: 361.593.3787

This page was last updated on: September 13, 2016