The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to prepare students for a career in public, corporate and governmental accounting. Students learn the basic definitions, concepts and techniques of accounting, as well as the role accounting plays in society. Over 90 percent of our graduates are able to start their graduate studies or careers in accounting at entry-level professional positions.

Students majoring in accounting will be able to:

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements
  • Identity relevant authoritative guidance to apply to appropriate professional judgments
  • Integrate financial accounting reporting with managerial accounting methods to produce data for use in real-world business decisions
  • Explain, apply and evaluate relevant topics related to federal income tax
  • Explain and apply an ethical conceptual framework to address real-world ethical problems

The LMU Department of Accounting organizes the Paul A. Grosch Lecture Series, which brings prominent executives and local business leaders to campus to recount their experiences and share their knowledge on some of the biggest issues in accounting, ethics and global business today.

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You might be an Accounting major if you:

  • Like solving puzzles
  • Are good with numbers
  • Understand what numbers mean
  • Are interested in business and economics
  • Enjoy exposure to real-world business cases
  • Want to pursue a professional career

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