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Northeastern Illinois University's B.S. in Accounting is one of the six largest accounting programs in the state of Illinois.

Accounting is the language of business. It’s essential that all small and large organizations have employees who understand basic accounting principles and can employ them for best business practices. In corporate, government, nonprofit and public accounting, the knowledge of debits and credits, financial statements and accounting information systems is basic for all business activities.

The College of Business and Management has a set of well-established Program Learning Goals and Learning Objectives across all programs that are assessed on a periodic basis. The College of Business and Management is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and is among the top five percent of the worldwide business schools offering degree programs. See the Dean’s Welcome for four compelling features to study in the College of Business and Management.


Program Benefits

The College of Business and Management offers flexible day, evening and weekend classes.

Students get personalized attention from skilled professors in small class sizes, and gain connections to internships, career fairs and business conferences.

Northeastern offers an affordable tuition and convenient urban locations accessible by car or public transportation.


Career Options

Students who complete the B.S. in Accounting can find a career in public or private sector positions, such as:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Bookkeeper
  • Budget Analyst
  • Tax Professional


Learning Requirements

Required Courses
Business and Management Core Courses 36
Required Major Courses 24
ACTG-301 Cost Accounting I*
ACTG-307 Auditing Theory And Problems
ACTG-310 Federal Income Tax (Individual)*
ACTG-321 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
ACTG-322 Intermediate Financial Accounting II*
ACTG-324 Advanced Financial Accounting IV*
BLAW-380 Business Law I
MNGT-393 Strategic Management
Electives
Select two of the following: 6
ACTG-306 Accounting For Non-Profit Organizations
ACTG-311 Federal Income Tax (Corporate)
ACTG-312 Cost Accounting II
ACTG-325 Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues
BLAW-381 Business Law II
Total Hours 66

*These courses include an international component.


Recommended Professional Courses for Certification as a CPA, CMA, and CIA

Baccalaureate degree-holders who wish to prepare for professional certification examinations may register as students-at-large in selected courses in order to supplement previous academic work. Contact the Chair of the Department of Accounting, Business Law and Finance for information and course enrollment authorization. Recommended professional certification courses include:

ACTG-306 Accounting For Non-Profit Organizations 3
ACTG-311 Federal Income Tax (Corporate) 3
ACTG-312 Cost Accounting II 3
Program taught in:
English

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Last updated October 16, 2018
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In-state/neighboring state: $396.19/credit hour. Out-of-state: $792.38/credit hour. Fees: $71
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