Accounting Major


You've declared an accounting major in the College of Business and Economics.

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As one of the main pillars of all businesses, accounting helps track funds and financial health, allowing managers to plan ahead for the future.There are many ways an accounting degree can be useful in your career.


Next Steps:

Plan your course of study. 

Your faculty advisor and the department manager are here to help you create a plan of study or to just confirm that you are on the correct path to reach your goals. Schedule an appointment by email or stop by during office hours.

Accounting Major Plan of Study
Economics/Accounting Major Plan of Study
Accounting Overview Flowchart

Register for courses

ClassFinder: search for all open classes
Online General Catalog
Summer Session
Accounting Global Experience: London - Summer 2019

Consider an internship

Accounting Internship Policy & Application Dates

Explore your "Fifth year" options

Western's MPAcc Program
Western's Accelerated MBA Program
Fifth Year for CPA Exam

Apply for Graduation

Major Evaluation Requests
Deadlines - For Spring: May 10, 2019 | For Summer: July 19, 2019 
Degree Application Information 

Business Administration Minor

The coursework for an accounting major makes you eligible for a Minor in Business Administration. If you want the minor to appear on your transcript, submit a Minor Declaration application.  When graduating, email your request for your minor evaluation to one of the following Business Administration departments: Management (PH-351); Finance and Marketing (PH-415); or Decision Sciences (PH-343).