What You'll Learn

Earn a foundation in accounting and set yourself on the path to taking the CPA exam upon completion of your degree. We’ll give you the tools to succeed in a variety of accounting specializations.

  • You’ll have full access to a dedicated Advisory Board of local business leaders aimed at delivering personalized guidance beyond the classroom.
  • The B.S. in Accounting program will prepare you for business beyond basic principles and give you the knowledge to thrive in a variety of commercial fields.

Career Opportunities

Our B.S. in Accounting students have gone on to work in a range of fiscal areas including auditing, taxation, and managerial and financial accounting.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination

After you graduate, you'll have taken the core course requirements to sit for the CPA exam but you'll need 150 semester hours before you can receive your license.

Most undergraduate accounting students go on to receive their master's degree, so it's important to us that you receive comprehensive undergraduate studies and you're prepared to excel in your post-graduate work.

The Columbia College Difference

Columbia College business and accounting faculty specialize in international business, information systems, and economics to name a few. Their passion has helped our students go on to work at Fortune 500 companies as well as in federal, state, and local governments.

Our Institute for Leadership and Professional Excellence will also help you secure an internship during your studies.

Course Requirements

View major requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course catalog.

Undergraduate Course Catalog

Additional Course Options

Evening
Advance your career with the B.S. in Accounting Evening Program and join one of the most in demand professions. Our evening accounting courses are designed to work with you and your schedule to provide you with the best education on a flexible schedule. You’ll have access to the same experienced faculty but at a time that works with your life. Learn more about our evening programs.

Evening Course Requirements

View major requirements including concentrations and electives for this program of study in our course catalog.

Undergraduate Course Catalog