Accounting, the bedrock of business
If you have a mind for numbers, analysis and absolute accuracy the accounting major at the University of Mary Washington can open up your future. Accounting is the bedrock of any business, governmental entity or nonprofit organization. At UMW you’ll learn broad principles to specific strategies, preparing you to excel in this essential profession.
Students majoring in Accounting who complete all requirements earn the degree of Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Business Administration with a major in Accounting.
Areas of Study
Core business courses will give you a solid foundation for major-specific offerings including Accounting for Managers, Business Law for Accountants, and Auditing.
A bachelor’s degree in accounting will prepare you for a variety of public, management, government, and internal accounting positions. Work with individuals, nonprofit groups, small businesses, and large corporations on financial planning, payroll, taxes, and auditing.
The College of Business recognizes that internships not only help students develop academically, they contribute to the real-world experience and form connections that can lead to careers after graduation. The COB maintains a list of local internships that require business and accounting knowledge.