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ACCOUNTING

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Why major in accounting at Weber State?  

Our accounting program is separately accredited by the AACSB, enjoying an elite distinction among U.S. and international accounting programs. Our bachelor's degree in accounting prepares you to start your career as an accounting professional, or to enter any of our business graduate programs. Class sizes tend to be smaller than any of our competitors among public and private universities in Utah, providing you with a much more personalized experience.

EXPERIENCE 
personal attention, excellent academics, targeted experience  


43k
Average salary offer

29:1
Small classes = personal attention

ACCREDITED
Through AACSB


WHAT WILL YOU LEARN 
in the accounting program?  


Accounting is much more than bookkeeping!  You'll be versed in topics such as: financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation.  Get hands on experiences in the accounting club, Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Participate in competitions, community service projects, seminars, luncheons, networking events and more.


A QUICK LOOK 
hours, GPA, delivery, grad maps, catalog, admissions & careers  



  • HOURS
     

    120 total hours. 
    40 Upper division required.


  • GPA
     

    C or higher in Math 1050
    C or higher in ENGL 2010
    C-  or higher for all Business Foundations courses
    2.5 cumulative GPA for Business Foundations courses
    2.5 overall university GPA


  • MINOR
     

    Not required for this major.

  • COURSE DELIVERY 

    • Some evenings
    • Some day
    • Some online

  • GRAD MAP

    Graduation MAPs (Major Academic Plans) show a semester-by-semester plan for taking all classes needed to earn your degree. 

    GRAD MAP 

  • COURSE REQUIREMENTS

    Explore all of the requirements to complete a degree in accounting. Make sure to check the course year as requirements may change. 

    COURSE REQUIREMENTS 

  • ADMISSIONS

    The Goddard School has specific requirements for admissions to a program within the college. Check admissions requirements. 

    ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS 


  • CAREERS & RESOURCES 

    Explore what you can do with an accounting degree, current salaries, job demand, industries, and resources.

    ACCOUNTING CAREERS & RESOURCES 

 


MAJOR CLASS REQUIREMENTS 
a quick look at the major course requirements  


Note: This degree also requires the general education requirements and the core business curriculum. For a full breakdown, see the course requirements.

COURSE TITLE CREDITS PRE-REQ
ACTG 3110 3  ACTG 2020
ACTG 3120 3 BSAD 2899ACTG 3110
ACTG 3130 3 ACTG 3110
ACTG 3300   3 BSAD 2899ACTG 2020
ACTG 3400 3
ACTG 3750 3 BSAD 2899ACTG 3110
ACTG 4510 3 BSAD 2899ACTG 3120 or concurrent enrollment in ACTG 3120.
ACTG 4140 3 ACTG 3120 and BSAD 2899
ACTG 4440 3 BSAD 2899ACTG 3400
QUAN 2400   3 MATH 1050 or 1080 
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 
3 credit hours of Oral Communications Electives see the full major requirements and options

Note: *ACTG 4140 satisfies the International requirement under the Cross-Functional Core as well as the Required Major course requirement.
 


FANTASTIC ACCOUNTING FACULTY 
Take a look at the faculty and the classes they teach in the School of Accounting  


 

  • Valerie Chambers

    Valerie Chambers 
    Actg 2010, 4510 & MAcc 6580

  • Darcie Costello

    Darcie Costello 
    Actg 3400, MTax 6405, 6400, 6430

  • Jeff Davis

    Jeff Davis 
    Actg 2020, 3750 & MAcc 6610

  • Andrea Gouldman

    Andrea Gouldman 
    Actg 3300 & MBA 6210

  • James Hansen

    James Hansen 
    Actg 2010 & MAcc 6560

  • Lisa Hopkins 
    Actg 2010 & 3110

  • Loisanne Kattelman

    Loisanne Kattelman 
    Actg 2010, 2020 & MBA 6020

  • David Malone

    David Malone 
    Actg 4140 & MAcc 6130, 6330

  • Matt Mouritsen

    Matt Mouritsen 
    dean & BSAD 4620

  • Wei Wei Wang

    Wei Wei Wang 
    Actg 3120, 3130 & 6120

VIEW ALL GODDARD FACULTY  

WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAYING 
about the accounting program?  


Students that study accounting often have several traits in common.  Many have the gift of explaining difficult concepts in a simple way, figuring out puzzles, are math oriented, are good at planning, details and usually organized.

  • Vanessa, Acctg. '17, MTax '18

    "I liked the smaller class sizes, it gave me more opportunities I never though I would have, like being the president of a club!" 

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  • Taylor Dillon, Acctg. '20 

    Outstanding Graduate. "Professors care. Small classes enable students to ask questions, turning lectures into discussions." 

    READ STORIES 

VIEW ALL STUDENT STORIES  

 


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