Introduction

B.S. Accounting is the systematic study of how an organization records financial transactions and communicates the results of such transactions. It studies the standard accounting financial statements and seeks to analyze the entity’s operating results and discusses ways in which various users can utilize accounting information. The major provides students with international accounting knowledge and experience in strict accordance with international accounting standards, and develop students’ accounting literacy studies, enabling them to be qualified for various roles in accounting profession. The program is CPA Australia accredited in January 2016. Six exam exemptions will be offered for students who have met relevant requirements. Graduates of this program who have earned 150 college credit hours are also eligible to sit in for the American CPA examination.

 

Career Prospects  

Accounting major is one of the most welcomed business majors in our university. Graduated with the accounting qualification certificate, our students are highly recognized in business community and government entities. Students who equip themselves with professional skills during the undergraduate studies are qualified for various roles in the accounting profession. In addition, CPA Australia certification also helps students to stand out during job hunting, and gain promotion and more career opportunities.

Our graduates are employed in various fields in accounting and finance. The majority of our graduates continue to pursue graduate degrees overseas.

Selected Graduate School:

USA British Commonwealth China
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign King’s college London, UK Chinese University of Hong Kong
Johns Hopkins University University of Glasgow, UK Hong Kong Baptist University
George Washington University University of Sydney, Australia Hong Kong Polytechnic University
State University of New York Australian National University University of Macau
Binghamton University University of Southampton, UK Peking University Shenzhen International Law School
University of California-Davis University of Leeds, UK
Southern Methodist University University of Exeter, UK

(Source:2017 Wenzhou-Kean University Graduate Employment Quality Report)

 

Knowledge and Skills

The accounting major involves research on management accounting systems and management functions, providing financial accounting for governments, schools, hospitals, and other non-profit organizations. Students are expected to be familiar with all types of commercial fraud cases, including occupational fraud and non-professional fraud. Meanwhile, in our program, the digital information technology is introduced to the design and operation of the accounting system, and students are instructed to apply it to accounting and other related business processes. The program also develops students’ skills in preparing financial statements, including analysis of liability reports, shareholder equity and investments, and the training of analyzing company’s accounting/financial data enables students to perform stock selection in the capital markets.

 

Core Courses

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Computerized Accounting Systems
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Business Law
  • Accounting or Finance Electives

 

Find out more about Accounting Program of Kean University

https://www.kean.edu/academics/programs/accounting