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About Accountancy

If you’re considering a career in public or private accounting, Barton’s accountancy program is designed for you. Here, you’ll master accounting and business principles through individualized instruction, one-on-one help sessions, and group-learning activities. At the same time, you’ll have the added benefit of Barton’s liberal arts focus, which emphasizes reading, writing, and critical thinking. This means that at Barton you’ll get both a broad education and the specialized knowledge that employers find especially attractive.

Course Information

Technical Core
  • ACC 101 – Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 102 – Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 215 – Legal Environment of Business
  • ACC 350 – Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 320 – Cost Accounting

Prescribed Electives
  • ACC 210 – Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC 220 – Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 410 – Advanced Accounting
  • ACC 420 – Auditing
  • ACC 430 – Federal Income Taxation – Individual
  • ACC 440 – Federal Income Taxation – Corporate/Partnership

NOTE: Courses listed in bold count toward the CPA requirements.

The School of Business

The School of Business faculty offer a level of personal attention unsurpassed by other business programs. Many members of the faculty have work experience in their field of expertise and are active in professional organizations on both a regional and national basis. Using teaching techniques that involve simulations, experiments, working as a team, and off-campus learning, your professors will engage you in the material in innovative ways and help you apply it to concrete issues in business.