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The Accounting major at Carson-Newman prepares students for a variety of career opportunities, including public accounting, industry, and government.  Courses required for the accounting major are:

  • ACCT 201, Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 202, Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BAD 201, Business Communications
  • BAD 215, Business Information Tools
  • BAD 301, The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
  • ECON 220, Principles of Macroeconomics
  • FIN 201, Introduction to Financial Management
  • MATH 201, Statistical Concepts and Methods
  • MGT 301, Essentials of Management and Leadership
  • MKT 300, Principles of Marketing
  • BAD 302, Law of Business Organizations and Commercial Transactions
  • ACCT 301, Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 302, Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 306, Strategic Cost Accounting
  • ACCT 309, Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT 402, Auditing I
  • ACCT 406, Advanced Accounting
  • ACCT 414, Federal Taxation I
  • ACCT 415, Federal Taxation II

Students may complete the requirements for the accounting major at Carson-Newman and graduate with 128 credit hours. The CPA exam requires candidates to complete 150 hours of coursework, so many students are competitive job applicants and are ready for a variety of career choices, whether it is to work for a business firm, work for a government or non-profit agency, join an accounting firm, or enroll in a graduate program.

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