Preparing you for CPA Certification and Beyond
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
Our Accounting program blends accounting, information technology, and business to teach you about contemporary work environments, issues, and challenges. Learn about financial accounting, cost accounting, tax accounting, auditing, international accounting, and business law. Accounting internships in the public, corporate, or governmental/not-for-profit sectors will maximize your knowledge of the field with real-life experiences.
Graduates of the Accounting program will:
- Demonstrate proficiency in the relevant technical knowledge of accounting and related disciplines needed to enter the accounting profession.
- Apply the ethical standards of the accounting profession thoughtfully and competently to business and accounting contexts.
- Solve problems by synthesizing discipline specific knowledge and critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrate the appropriate communication skills necessary for accounting professionals.
Stevenson University’s Brown School of Business and Leadership has received specialized accreditation for the following business program from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).
Stevenson Receives $150k Gift from Faculty Member to Create New Applied Finance Lab
Stevenson University has received a $150,000 naming gift from faculty member Dennis Starliper to create an Applied Finance Lab for the university’s Brown School of Business and Leadership. Featuring digital stock tickers and multiple market data displays, the Applied Finance Lab will be a sophisticated teaching and research tool to enhance our students’ career readiness by developing their command of financial technology platforms and investment decision-making processes.
During annual Accounting Boot Camp, students meet partners from top CPA firms, refresh their Excel and financial accounting skills, and complete an ethics case. Students also talk with recent graduates to discuss work-life issues, including how to prepare for the CPA exam.
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Career Paths for Accounting Majors
The Accounting program will not only prepare you for licensure and the Maryland Certified Public Accounting examination, it also provides you with the mentoring and professional know-how to enhance your career potential. Graduates of our Accounting program embark on many rewarding career choices, including:
- Financial Planner
- Securities Broker
Curious about internships and job placement after you graduate? Visit our Career Connection Center.
The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in accounting. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).
Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.
|FYS 100||First Year Seminar||1 credit|
|ACC 140||Financial Accounting||3 credits|
|ACC 141||Managerial Accounting||3 credits|
|ACC 201||Intermediate Accounting I||4 credits|
|ACC 202||Intermediate Accounting II||4 credits|
|ACC 301||Intermediate Accounting III||4 credits|
|ACC 302||Advanced Accounting||3 credits|
|ACC 303||Cost and Managerial Accounting||3 credits|
|ACC 304||Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting||3 credits|
|ACC 400||Auditing and Attestation||4 credits|
|ACC 407||Experiential Auditing||3 credits|
|ACC 417||Accounting Internship||3 – 15 credits|
|ACC 411||Tax Accounting: Individual||3 credits|
|ACC 412||Tax Accounting: Corporation and Partnership||3 credits|
|ACC 430||Financial Modeling and Analysis||3 credits|
|ACC 490||Senior Seminar||1 credit|
|CM 101||Public Speaking||3 credits|
|EC 201||Principles of Macroeconomics||3 credits|
|EC 202||Principles of Microeconomics||3 credits|
|FIN 303||Foundations of Finance||3 credits|
|IS 135||MS Office Applications||3 credits|
|LAW 308||Business Law and Legal Responsibilities||3 credits|
|MATH 136||Introduction to Statistics||4 credits|
|MGT 204||Principles of Management||3 credits|
|MGT 210||Business Writing||3 credits|
|MGT 308||Business Ethics||3 credits|
|MKT 206||Principles of Marketing||3 credits|
A minor in Accounting is available. All course prerequisites must be met to be eligible to take the selected course for a minor. Please see an academic advisor for more information. Specific information regarding minors may be found in the Minors section of the catalog.
Our B.S. to M.S. option allows you to graduate with a master’s in Stevenson’s Digital Transformation and Innovation, Forensic Accounting, or Forensic Studies program in as little as five years. A second Bachelor’s degree is yet another possibility.
Stevenson University’s Brown School of Business and Leadership is proud to have received specialized accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).
Founded in 1997, the IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. Learn more at www.iacbe.org.
Brown School of Business and Leadership News
By Brooke ThomasOn Wednesday, October 12th, 2022, Stevenson hosted their annual Fall Career & Internship Fair. This event provided an excellent opportunity for students to network with industry professionals during what i.
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Accounting for Success
Accounting (Finance Track), B.S. to M.S. in Forensic Accounting
Tim Mozingo ‘21 considers himself a student at heart. Whether in the traditional classroom, as an athlete, or in his internship, he is always ready to learn something new.
Our Accounting students annually have their resumes critiqued by their professors in a two-day marathon session.
of Spring 2018 Accounting graduates were employed or in graduate school by June 2018.