Accounting is the financial language of business. The practice is defined broadly as the process of identifying, measuring and communicating economic information. Because sound decisions based on reliable information are essential for the efficient allocation of resources, accounting plays an important role in our economic system.
The Accounting concentration is designed to produce professionals who can both generate and apply financial information to solve business problems in public, private or government environments. Students pursuing this concentration learn principles of business and accounting as well as the specific skills and specialized technical knowledge necessary for success in this dynamic field. Accounting provides useful information to business decision makers such as shareholders, investors, creditors and managers.