Accredited by AACSB International,The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Boswell, Davis, Golemon, Hibbets, Hodge, McEacharn, Roshto, Weber
The primary purpose of the Accounting Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is to provide a high-quality undergraduate education that furnishes individuals with the knowledge and professional skills needed for entry into and success in the accounting profession. The secondary purpose of the Accounting Program is to contribute to the accounting profession and business community through research that improves accounting practice and through active involvement in professional, business, and community activities.
To enter into and succeed in the accounting profession, ULM Accounting graduates are expected to have the knowledge to be Competent Accountants, Proficient Technology Users, and Broad-based Business Decision Makers and the professional skills to be Adept Problem Solvers, Effective Communicators, and Capable Professionals.
The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting is offered for students seeking careers in the accounting profession. Successful accountants are employed in public accounting, business, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. Many accountants seek professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and Certified Internal Auditor. For a major in Accounting, students must complete ACCT 3007 ; ACCT 3008 ; ACCT 3010 ; ACCT 3011 ; ACCT 3020 ; ACCT 3030 ; ACCT 4010 ; ACCT 4020 ; three-hour 4000-level Accounting elective; BLAW 4040 .