The accounting program of JIU utilizes problem-solving approach to provide students with practical knowledge of the accounting field.
The program also addresses the goals of professional values, communications and leadership skills, strategic and critical thinking skills, and technology skills of the professional accounting environment and provides additional coverage on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Students are also exposed to varied business disciplines including economics, statistics, law, corporate finance, and marketing to provide the general business overview and context necessary for accounting studies.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BSACC)promotes identification with, and orientation to, the accounting profession and is designed to provide knowledge and skills necessary to an accounting career. In addition to the key accounting course work at the introductory and intermediate levels, critical areas of study including auditing and taxation are required in the program. The importance of ethics and international issues are emphasized throughout the curriculum, along with core competencies in technology and communication.
Advantage of JIU Accounting Major
– Designed to provide knowledge and practical skills for a career in professional accounting.
– Provides courses in tax laws, management decision making procedure, and practices.
– Promotes the importance of ethics, corporate governance and international accounting issues.
– Graduates will be able to choose from a diverse selection of international careers; certified public accountant, financial analyst, financial accountant, tax accountant and internal auditor. Students are also encouraged to further studies to advanced degrees(M.A/Ph.D) abroad to become leaders in their fields.
Core Class for Accounting Major
|AT010||Financial Accounting 1||3||1/1|
|AT012||Intermediate Accounting 1||3||2/1|
|AT014||Advanced Accounting 1||3||3/1|
|AT018||Tax Law & Accounting||3||2/2|
|AT021||Internship in Accounting||3||4/2|
|AT032||International Financial Management||3||4/1|
|AT034||Management Information System||3||3/1|