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Providence College School of Business
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Major/ Minor

Bachelor of Science

Accountancy is the study of the means used to communicate financial and economic information to decision-makers. The curriculum concentrates on developing a strong understanding of the rationale behind and implications of the accounting treatment afforded various economic transactions. Additionally, the student is introduced to the various tools used by the accounting professional.

IMG_0012.jpgThe program’s objective is to enable the student to adapt the knowledge and skills developed through the study of accounting to new situations encountered in a dynamic business environment. The curriculum includes a variety of learning experiences including case analyses, computer labs and assignments, team projects, oral presentations, internships, and research projects utilizing both manual and electronic resources.

The accountancy program prepares graduates to pursue careers as certified public accountants, private accountants, financial managers, financial analysts, internal auditors, certified management accountants, and government auditors. Graduates are also prepared for advanced study in the fields of law or business. Students who minor in accountancy augment other majors with knowledge and skills that are transferable to a wide variety of careers.

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Required Courses
ACC 203 - Financial Accounting
ACC 110 - Computer Applications in Business I
ACC 204 - Managerial Accounting
ACC 111 - Computer Applications in Business II
ACC 310 - Intermediate Accounting I
ACC 311 - Intermediate Accounting II
ACC 301 - Cost Accounting

One of the following: ACC 401 - Federal Income Taxes
ACC 406 - Taxes and Business Decisions

An elective in accounting numbered 200 or higher (excludes ACC 401 and ACC 406).

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