Accounting is a recognized profession concerned with the measurement, analysis, interpretation
and communication of economic data. Graduates may enjoy careers in public accounting,
corporate financial management, or not-for-profit corporations as certified public
accountants or managerial accountants in both the private and public sectors of the
economy. Some would argue that this is the degree that allows you to do just about
anything you want in the business world.
Accounting Information Systems (AIS)
AIS bridges the gap between two disciplines critical to business operations. This
course of study teaches students to design and deploy information technology to improve
the accounting systems of an organization. Graduates could serve as a liaison between
accounting and financial system users and information systems technical staff in the
corporate or accounting consulting firm arenas.
Finance is an important and dynamic field of study that is concerned with the management
of money and capital - how to get it and how to invest it effectively! Courses in
corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions are designed to prepare
students for financial analysis and planning as essential functions of a business
enterprise. Potential careers could include positions as financial officers responsible
for investment and financing decisions to corporations, banks, and not-for-profits.
Corporate Financial Management
CFM is an innovative concentration designed for students who are attracted to career
opportunities in corporate financial management. Two highly valued disciplines are
integrated into this degree - Accounting and Finance. This dual degree significantly
enhances its graduates for positions in corporate finance groups and management teams.