The Department of Accounting's undergraduate program covers the basics of accounting, as well as a high level of specialized training that you need for a successful career as an accountant. Along with your accounting courses, you will be exposed to other business areas as well as the arts, humanities, sciences, and communications. It's this broad educational background that will give you an advantage in today's business world.
The Department of Accounting holds an advanced accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, making it one of only 175 accounting programs in the world to earn that designation. Upon completion of the 125-hour program, you are only 25 hours shy of the 150 hours required to sit for the Louisiana State Board of Certified Public Accountants Exam. You also have the 150 hours of educational prerequisites that you need to sit for the Certified management Accounting Exam and the Certified Internal Auditor Exam.