As part of the Department of Business and Economics, Saint Louis University-Madrid offers an accounting major, this accounting major requires 21 credits of coursework as well as “ACCT 2200: Financial Accounting” and “ACCT 2220: Accounting for Decision Making.”
Offered at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, this accounting program provides students with a strong foundation in both professional and technical accounting. The program covers communication, problem-solving and analytical skills.
Saint Louis University’s graduates have a long history of success on the CPA exam and can pursue many careers, including auditor, budget analyst, risk management consultant, financial planner or forensic accountant.
In a recent survey of SLU accounting graduates, 100% of them stated they were in a graduate program or employment.
Accounting affects investment decisions; the tracking of profitability and it can assess the overall financial standing of a company. Suffolk University’s accounting department gets students ready for a professional career in accounting and financial management in business, government agencies and non-profit organizations.
The program teaches tax compliance, auditing, financial planning and financial analysis and it is taught by some of the top researchers in their field. Many faculty members are active practitioners who have strong connections to the corporate world. Accounting majors are appointed a staff advisor from the Accounting Department to help them to plan their program of studies and instruct them on academic and career topics.
With an accounting minor, students will learn simple financial accounting concepts, scrutinise balance sheet and income statements and uncover how managerial decisions can be made using accounting. Students need to understand the basics of accounting to succeed in business. The reason for this is because accounting is the language of business. Accounting is how people interpret and convey information about a business.
Studying the accounting minor at Suffolk as a Business student will require students to take 3 courses (9 credit hours) and as a College of Arts and Sciences student, 6 courses (18 credit hours) will be needed.
Bircham University’s Accounting program offers an understanding of the essential accounting topics. The program demonstrates the reasoning procedure that accountants use to understand the effects of financial dealings upon the income and fiscal position of a corporation or business. Students will learn about working capital, portfolios, fixed assets and depreciation, dividends and reserves and long-term debt; the income statement, the balance sheet and the accounting cycle; cash flow; as well as this it covers cost standards, basic cost accounting, consolidated statements and internal management accounting.
Subjects covered on this course include: Cost & Managerial Accounting, Creating & Managing Value, Cash Flow Management, Accounting Management, Business Finance, Governmental & Non-Profit Accounting, Financial Performance Evaluation, Financial Accounting & Analysis, Financial Management and International Finance & Taxation. Subjects account for 3 academic credits each.
The Accounting course is available at Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctoral) Degree programs levels.