Blackburn Accounting professor, Rashida Kadiani, showing the content of her book to the class.

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Accounting is an integral part of any business. Information regarding business operations and management decisions flow through the accounting systems and get reflected in the financial statements.

As a subsection of the business program, students will strengthen their public speaking skills, take part in labor negotiations day, enjoy many field trips and  study courses that give the student a broad understanding of other aspects of business such as economics, marketing ,management and finance. 

An accounting major acquires knowledge to create and maintain an accounting system based on generally accepted accounting principles. The program also encompasses understanding of auditing, taxes and accounting information systems. Students use spreadsheets and accounting software to prepare budgets, financial statement analysis, and communicate their results in written and oral presentations. Major skills developed are technical, analytical, technological and communication skills.

Students will take courses such as:

  • Financial Reporting for External Reporting Purposes
  • Managerial and Cost Accounting
  • Federal Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Account Information Systems
  • and the study of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Connected Majors/Minors

  • Business Administration
  • Mathematics: Finance Track
  • Management
  • Marketing
Work Program Connections

We prepare you to launch your career

Blackburn connects your classroom knowledge with career-specific skills, insight, experiences, and connections — everything you need for a successful career launch. In the Work Program, Accounting students gain valuable experience when working in the accounts receivable and accounts payable departments within the Blackburn College Business Office. There are also positions within Institutional Advancement that benefit from the skills majors in this field offer.

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