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A Message from the Chair of the Department

Ulysses TaylorDepartment of Accounting where we endeavor to foster academic, personal and career growth. The Accounting Department strives to provide students with a well rounded experience that includes solid academic preparation, exposure to professionals in accounting, legal, tax and government fields, quality internship programs and access to regional and national job fairs. Our Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting that is designed to offer professional education to qualified students who seek careers in the field of accounting. The program emphasizes the learning of the concepts and practices of accounting along with the development of analytical skills in areas of data processing, management, mathematics, and statistics. This program requires a curriculum with a minimum of 122 hours of approved courses, with a minimum of 30 semester hours in Accounting. The program includes courses in the University College, business administration, economics, and accounting.

A student successfully completing the program should qualify for entry-level professional accounting jobs in business, government, and public accounting, as well as for continued advanced study in accounting and business. The Department of Accounting also offers a certificate program in Accounting, a post-baccalaureate program, which enables accounting students to meet the North Carolina Board of Accountancy and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) requirements to sit for the CPA examinations.

Our diverse faculty are life long educators but also have practical experiences in the areas of auditing, law, government, and taxation. Our faculty develops state of the art courses through their involvement in continuing professional education programs, academic research, collaboration with colleagues and community activities. Faculty interaction and the emphasis on quality education has led to a high placement rate of students within the accounting field.

We welcome your continued visits to our website and are here to assist you with all of your academic needs. Please feel free to contact us at 910-672-1591.

It is our pleasure to serve you.

With best regards,
Ulysses Taylor, CPA/Attorney at Law
Professor and Chairman
Department of Accounting

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