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Accounting, B.S.

Accounting is an essential part of businesses and organizations, providing information necessary so they can keep organized, evaluate performance, plan for the future, and stay within legal guidelines.

credits required for the Accounting major

average salary of accountants with bachelor's degrees in 2019

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of Certified Public Accountants were estimated to be old enough to retire by 2020

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

Sample four-year degree plan

Learning outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of intermediate-level financial accounting and reporting concepts.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of intermediate-level cost/managerial accounting concepts.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of individual and entity taxation.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of auditing.

  •  Students will exhibit an understanding of ethical conduct in a global and diverse professional environment.

Career opportunities

  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Financial Planner
  • Public Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Government Accountant

Faculty

CHRISTY HAWLEY

NTT Lecturer, Business/Economics Division
503-838-9533 | hawleyc@wou.edu | WEST 202

BOJAN ILIEVSKI

Associate Professor, Division Chair, Business/Economics Division
503-838-8346 | ilievskib@wou.edu | WEST 113A

ANNA MAHONY

NTT Instructor, Business/Economics Division
503-838-8181 | mahonya@wou.edu | WEST 202

KEVEN MALKEWITZ

Professor, Business/Economics Division
503-838-8718 | malkewik@wou.edu | WEST 203

RAJEEB POUDEL

Associate Professor, Business/Economics Division
poudelr@wou.edu

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Phone: 503-838-8421

Email: business@wou.edu

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