The Division of Accountancy and Legal Environment offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting.

Graduates of the program add value to many types of organizations. They are prepared to meet the challenges of a business environment because they have mastered many professional skills.

Careers awaiting the graduate with a B.B.A. degree in Accounting include:

Corporate Accounting:

  • Internal Auditor
  • Management Accountant
  • Comptroller/Controller
  • Cost Accountant

Government Accounting:

  • IRS Agent
  • State Auditor
  • Bank Examiner
  • Municipal Accountant
  • FBI Agent

Not For Profit Accounting:

  • University Accountant
  • Charitable Organization Accountant
  • Hospital Accountant

Public Accounting:

  • Audit/Assurance Service Professional
  • Tax Accountant
  • Management Advisory Services

On the average, yearly salaries are $47,800.

 

Certification Exams
Graduates with a B.B.A. in Accounting from the College of Business are qualified to sit for several certification exams upon graduation: The Certified Management Accountant (CMA), the Certified Financial Manager (CFM), the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
In most states (including WV), a student must have 150 semester hours of college credit before taking the CPA exam. With your B.B.A. in Accounting from the College of Business and some additional college credit, you will qualify.

 

Requirements

Core Business Courses:

  • ACC 215, 216 – Principles of Accounting
  • ECN 250 – Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 253 – Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN 323 – Principles of Finance
  • LE 207 – Legal Environment of Business
  • MGT 218 – Business Statistics
  • MGT 320 – Principles of Management
  • MGT 460 – Strategic Management
  • MIS 200 – Bus Computer Applications
  • MIS 290 – Principles of Mgt. Info. Syst.
  • MKT 340 – Principles of Marketing

Major Courses:

  • ACC 311 – Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 312 – Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 318 – Cost Accounting
  • ACC 341 – Acct. Information Systems
  • ACC 348 – Federal Taxation
  • ACC 414 – Advanced Acct. Problems
  • ACC 429 – Auditing I
  • ACC 499 – Senior Seminar
  • LCOB 200 – Career Exploration Skills
  • LCOB 300 – Business Professionalism
  • LE 308 – Commercial Law
  • Accounting Electives (9 hours)

 

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Jeffrey Archambault, Division Head
Division of Accountancy and
Legal Environment
Marshall University
College of Business
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Corbly Hall 225
(304) 696-2310
e-mail: archambault@marshall.edu