There are many career choices within the profession of accountancy. The four principal areas of employment are in public practice (CPA), industrial concerns, public practice, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Public accountants provide advice primarily in three areas: income tax, auditing and management services. Industrial accountants assemble and interpret meaningful and relevant business information to interested parties within their employer’s firm. Governmental accountants perform services similar to those by industrial and public accountants for local, state and national governmental agencies.
Learning objectives for the accounting concentration:
The following courses are required for the accounting concentration:
Candidates for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination must also fulfill the subject matter requirements of the Kansas Board of Accountancy. Students desiring to attempt the examination for the Certificate in Management Accounting must meet the requirements of the Institute of Management Accounting. Information regarding the CPA examination and the CMA examination may be obtained from the accounting faculty.
Freshman and students new to the School of Business should visit with Stacy Woltje initially for help in determining their degree track. Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors may choose a faculty member advisor.