In this Program Sheet, students will learn what is required to fulfill a degree in Accounting at CMU. The Public Accounting concentration provides students with basic business skills as well as the accounting knowledge needed to pass the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam.
This program is designed for undergraduate students who do not wish to pursue CPA certification. The General Accounting concentration provides students with basic skills as well as accounting knowledge needed to work in an accounting department in private industry or government.
The accounting program also offers the option of a five year (3 + 2) program which allows students to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and an MBA. This program meets CPA certification requirements in all states.
Accounting is the language of business and regardless of your major, the more accounting you have the better prepared you will be for a management position. This is a vigorous minor that will stand out on a resume