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Accounting


The Accounting Core
The Accounting program is designed to prepare you for an entry level career in a number of business and accounting services including public, managerial, and governmental accounting, as well as internal auditing. In each of these major fields, accountants and auditors prepare, analyze, and verify financial documents in order to provide information to management, clients, investors and other end users.

Career Opportunities
An undergraduate degree in Accounting will prepare you for numerous corporate and government positions. You might enter a company's management training program or work in budgeting for a nonprofit. Several government positions also need strong accounting and finance backgrounds. Some potential careers choices include:

  • Managerial Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Government Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Bank or trust officer
  • Forensic Accountant
In Ohio, you will need 150 hours of college credit to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, but you can become a certified internal auditor or a certified managerial accountant with this degree. As a certified public accountant you perform specialized public accounting, auditing and tax work which requires licensing through the state. Many graduates of the program have gone on to pursue their master's in accounting or MBA to fulfill the 150 hour requirement.

The Ursuline Studies Program
The heart of an Ursuline education is the Ursuline Studies Program.  By its very nature, the Ursuline Studies Program is committed to the development and enrichment of all students. As an outcomes-based curriculum, the program views assessment of academic progress as an essential part of each course and each stage of development.

The Ursuline Studies Program involves a series of writing-intensive interdisciplinary courses that total 49 credit hours and serve as the liberal arts core of an Ursuline College education. The program highlights personal development, the cultivation of academic abilities and the exploration of a coherent, integrated body of knowledge drawn from a variety of disciplines.

Degree Plan/Audit Sheet

Accounting Minor Audit Sheet