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To really understand how business works, you must understand accounting.


With a UD accounting degree, you will have the skills you need to tell the financial stories of businesses by recording, analyzing and communicating financial information.

You’ll gain the expertise you need to interpret this data and help businesses make important investment decisions. And you’ll play a critical role in the financial arena, determining how investments are performing over time and considering how and when businesses should expand.

AREAS OF STUDY

  • Accounting
  • Math
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management information systems (MIS)
  • Economics
  • Business administration

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Federal tax associate
  • Financial analyst
  • Tax advisor
  • Assurance associate

What’s special about this program?

The Lerner College Department of Accounting & MIS is a premier recruiting source for internships and jobs with the Big 4 international accounting firms as well as many other national, regional and local firms.

UD’s central east coast location and the Lerner College’s variety of experience-driven learning opportunities make the UD accounting degree a central part of your successful future in any accounting-related profession.   

The accounting program provides preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and other professional certifications.

Get Involved

Accounting Students Association

Blue Hen Investment Club

Lerner College Trading Center

Association for Information Systems

National Association of Black Accountants

Accounting & MIS Peer Mentors

Association for Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting

Women in Business

Minority Business Student Association

Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity

Lerner Student Advisory Board

Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity

Sample curriculum

ACCT207

 

Accounting I

 

BUAD110

Basics of Business

 

ECON101

Microeconomics

 

ECON103

Macroeconomics

 

ENGL110

Seminar in Composition

 

MATH221 

Calculus I

 

MATH230

Finite Math with Applications

 

 

University Breadth Courses and/or Foreign Language

 

 

Elective Course

 

ACCT208

 

Accounting II

 

MISY160

 

Business Computing

 

MATH201/STAT200

 

Statistics I or
Basic Statistical Practice

 

ECON308

 

Banking & Monetary Policy

 

ACCT315

 

Intermediate Accounting I

 

ACCT327

 

Cost Accounting

 

MATH202/MISY262

 

Statistics II or
Fundamentals of Business Analytics

 

MISY160

 

Principles of Finance

 

MISY261

 

Business Information Systems

 

 

University Breadth Course

 

 

Elective Courses

 

ACCT302

Accounting Information Systems

 

ACCT316

Intermediate Accounting II

 

ACCT350

Business Law I

 

ACCT413

Income Tax Accounting

 

BUAD301

Introduction to Marketing

 

BUAD306

Introduction to Service & Operations Management

 

BUAD309

Organizational Behavior

 

 

ACCT, FINC or MISY Elective

 

 

University Breadth Course

 

 

Elective Course

 

ACCT351

Business Law II

 

ACCT414

Advanced Federal Income Taxation

 

ACCT415

Advanced Accounting

 

ACCT417

Auditing

 

ACCT425

Strategic Information Systems & Accounting

 

 

ACCT, FINC or MISY Elective

 

 

Communication Requirement

 

  University Breadth Courses and/or Foreign Language

 

Elective Course

 

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