Bachelor of Science in Accounting

A degree with endless possibilities

A degree in accounting is a great way to start a business career. Regardless of what industry you’re interested in, the beauty of accounting is that the skills you’ll learn – enterprise-wide perspective, focus on performance, and strategic information management – are relevant to every organization. The result? Accountants are as in demand as ever and career opportunities are plentiful.

Most students who complete this degree continue on to the Master of Accountancy degree in order to meet the requirements to sit for the CPA exam.

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Careers in Accounting


Join students who come to Daniels from across the U.S. and around the world for a rigorous business education.

Take the next step toward realizing your goal of earning a degree from a top-ranked business college by reviewing Daniels admission information:

Secondary Admission Process

The Accounting Core

At the School of Accountancy, you’ll join a small, motivated community of students, faculty and alumni that care about your success. Our cohorted “Core” program structure means you’ll inherit a strong network of peers, or as we call it, your “Core family,” and build ties that extend long after you graduate. With an average faculty/student ratio of 1:18, you’ll enjoy close connections with student colleagues and faculty, alike.

Dual Degree Program

Think Ahead, Get Ahead

Earn both your bachelors and masters degrees in just five years
Maximize your time at DU with the School of Accountancy’s dual-degree program. In just five years, you can earn both your bachelors and masters of accountancy degrees, giving you a jump start on your career.

How the dual-degree program works

  1. Apply to the dual-degree program during spring quarter while you are in the Core.
  2. If accepted, you’ll enroll in a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses your senior and fifth year.
  3. Graduate at the end of your fifth year with both your BSACC and MACC.

Set yourself apart with our specialty Master of Accountancy tracks
Once you’re in the masters program, focus your degree by choosing one of our four specialty tracks or create your own.

  • Assurance
  • Accounting Information Systems & Data Analytics
  • Business Valuation
  • Taxation

Accounting Minor

For Business Majors Only

Focused on financial reporting from various perspectives, the Accounting Minor will enhance both managerial and analytical skills. Course work includes uses of accounting information for critical planning and control decisions, the role of Federal taxation in the decision process, and the interpretation and analysis of the published financial statements for investing and financing decisions.

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