At its most basic level, accounting is recognizing, recording and analyzing the financial effects of business activities. In today’s technologically driven and complex world, this involves more than just a calculator. To understand and communicate the flow of financial information in an organization, accountants must not only understand business and accounting principles, they must also reckon with ethics, up-to-the-minute technologies and the global marketplace. Accounting is the “language of business,” making it one of the most versatile business majors.
All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.
A minimum of 42 credits is required including 18 credits of Tool Courses and the 12-credit Accounting Nucleus:
You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://western.edu/program/accounting/
At Western, course rotations are crafted to encompass a variety of subject fields for a comprehensive education and versatile degree. For required courses and degree plans, visit the official University Catalog.