About this course
Accounting concepts are the foundation for the communication and analysis of financial information in the business environment. The accounting major builds on the general education curriculum to provide the student with an understanding of current business and management concepts and practices.
The accounting curriculum provides the student with the opportunity to pursue a career in private or governmental accounting, advanced study in the accounting field, or a variety of other career choices.
Coursework, including computerized applications, is designed to promote the student’s understanding of accounting theory and the ability to apply accounting principles in the business environment. Students who wish to pursue licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) can satisfy the eligibility requirements to sit for the examination in the State of West Virginia if they complete 150 semester hours of postsecondary education.