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 to become a CPA. 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 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
  • LE 308 – Commercial Law
  • Accounting Electives (6 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(304) 696-2310
e-mail: archambault@marshall.edu