The Accountancy program at Christian
Brothers University enjoys a well-established and influential presence in the
Memphis and Mid-South area. The accounting major is a professional program
designed to prepare students for work in a variety of fields. Alumni of the program work in some
of the finest businesses and public accounting firms in the nation as well as
areas such as government, tax, criminal justice, and entrepreneurship.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting teaches students the skills, techniques and
concepts necessary to succeed as accountants. Courses take students through the
finer details of accounting principles, as well as managerial and tax
accounting. Graduates leave with a degree that will apply to any number of
companies and opportunities are expected to continue to grow. According to the
Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants and auditors will grow by
16 percent from 2010 to 2020.
Because accountants and auditors
analyze and report on financial information for a wide variety of businesses,
they are required to be up-to-date with financial laws and corporate governance
regulations and are relied upon to keep the books clean and accurate for the
company’s leaders. To develop the necessary analytical, conceptual, and
technical knowledge and proficiency, the Christian Brothers accountancy degree
provides its students with the ability to:
- demonstrate fundamental accounting principles and
- employ technology tools related to the area of accounting,
- analyze alternatives to complex accounting problems,
- use accounting information in making business
- synthesize accounting information and non-accounting
information to appropriately assess business opportunities.
Highly motivated students will find
the accounting program at Christian Brothers University to be a demanding program that
offers significant opportunities.