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The accounting major at Wilmington College is designed to prepare students for a wide variety of career options in public accounting, industry, and government. In recognition of the role of accounting in today’s economy, our accounting degree program emphasizes hard work and the development of both the ability to use the outputs of the accounting process and the skills necessary to design, operate, and manage accounting information systems. Students completing this major may choose to demonstrate their proficiency in accounting by seeking to achieve professional designation in one or more of the following: Certified Public Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Required Courses

AC230 Financial Accounting 4 semester hours

AC231 Managerial Accounting 4 semester hours

AC330 Intermediate Accounting I 4 semester hours

AC335 Intermediate Accounting II 4 semester hours

AC336 Tax Accounting 4 semester hours

AC342 Cost Management 4 semester hours

AC432 Special Situations and Issues in Contemporary Financial Accounting
4 semester hours

AC431 Auditing 4 semester hours

EC130 Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics 4 semester hours

EC131 Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics 4 semester hours

EC334 Business Statistics I 4 semester hours

EC335 Business Statistics II 4 semester hours

MA230 Introduction to Management and Organizations: 4 semester hours

MK230 Introduction to Marketing: 4 semester hours

Note: The completion of 124 semester hours of academic work, including transfer work, is required for graduation. In addition to the above required major courses, students are also required to fulfill the Wilmington College general education program. Please consult your academic advisor and your catalog for a complete description of all graduation requirements.