Undergraduate Accounting Major
Build a future you can count on.
Eller prepares you to lead in a rapidly changing business world—so you can help organizations transform their decision-making processes and their bottom-line profits.
As an accounting major, you’ll hone your ability to collect, organize and present financial information that is crucial to the success of any business.
Accounting Major Overview
Accounting involves the collection, organization, and presentation of financial information for effective decision making. Accounting services often include independent auditing, tax advice and tax return preparation, financial and management consulting and entrepreneurial services.
All accounting is characterized by compiling, analyzing and reporting on the financial conditions of the many functions for companies, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and individuals.
Work with your Accounting academic advisor to get questions answered and plan for your goals.
School of Accountancy
The Accounting major falls within the School of Accountancy, where highly respected, research-active faculty push their field further while preparing students for real-world careers in accounting.
Why Choose Eller Accounting?
Interested in pursing a degree in accounting? Some of our undergraduate students share what they enjoy most about the program, what they plan to do after graduation and why the career opportunities with an accounting degree are endless.
Accounting Sample Coursework Plan
How your Eller Accounting experience can play out:
Accounting Cohort Schedules
View Accounting major cohort schedules by semester:
Accounting Elective Course Options
The following Accounting electives are available:
Examination of the value of managerial accounting in organizational decision-making and control, addressing specific managerial accounting problems and their solutions.
Also known as: Audit
Emphasis is on information quality, in regards to assurance services and internal control systems. Strategic orientation intended for future managers, bankers, analysts, investors, consultants, and practicing CPAs.
Offered: Fall, Spring
This course covers financial and managerial accounting topics relevant to the healthcare industry. Concepts covered include the financial and operational implications of changes in healthcare reimbursement; understanding and analyzing external financial statements for taxable and tax-exempt healthcare entities; usefulness of capital and operating budgets; practical applications of managerial accounting; and decision making tools for managers within healthcare enterprises.
Accounting concepts and procedures for governmental and other not-for-profit entities, including financial analysis and reconciliation to for-profit accounting principles.
Accounting Major Career Resources
Your Accounting degree translates to in-demand roles in the field of accounting, whether you want to pursue your Master’s in Accounting, CPA license or go on to work as a financial consultant, tax accountant or CFO.
Meet the Accounting Career Coach
Eller students have a world of options in front of them—which is why a dedicated career coach is so valuable. Get professional coaching on internship and job opportunities awaiting you.