What are some of the accounting courses in a college accounting degree?

The accounting courses often included in a 120- or 150-credit college accounting degree are:

  • fundamentals of financial accounting
  • fundamentals of managerial accounting
  • intermediate financial accounting and reporting
  • advanced financial accounting and reporting
  • cost/managerial accounting
  • accounting systems
  • auditing, attestation and assurance
  • income tax for individuals
  • income tax for corporations
  • financial statement analysis
  • accounting theory and research
  • accounting internship

You can learn more about the accounting courses offered and required at a specific U.S. college or university by using our Career Center's links to college accounting departments.