University of Evansville

Schroeder School of Business

In recent years, 98 percent of Schroeder School of Business graduates have been employed within six months of graduation.

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Accounting

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Associate Dean Ben Johnson is one of the talented faculty who helps mentor UE accounting students, preparing them for successful careers in the public and private sectors.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

With an accounting degree from the University of Evansville, graduates find rewarding careers working as advisors and leaders within business organizations or as public accountants providing management services, tax advice, and independent audit services.

  • Big four placement (Deloitte, Ernst and Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers) with starting salaries exceeding $50,000.

  • Regional accounting firm placement (BKD, Harding Shymanski & Company, etc.) with starting salaries exceeding $47,500.

  • 100 percent job placement rate.

  • Schroeder School of Business accounting majors placed in the 99th percentile in the 2014 Major Field Test (MFT). The MFT compares our students versus 500+ other business programs across the nation.

  • Indiana CPA Society's Outstanding Educator Award: Jim Schafer, PhD.

  • Placement at top graduate programs: University of Notre Dame (Mendoza), University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), Indiana University (Bloomington - Kelley), University of Texas at Austin (McCombs).

  • Direct entry to Kelley School of Business Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) graduate program*.

*The Schroeder School of Business recently announced a partnership with the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, in which accounting graduates who meet certain requirements will be automatically admitted to Kelley's Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) graduate program. This collaborative action between the two prestigious programs results in outstanding opportunities for UE graduates wishing to obtain an advanced degree in accounting.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

This degree requires completion of 124 semester hours, allocated as follows:

General Education – 41 hours: including Quantitative Methods 227; Management 497

Common Core – 45 hours: The purpose of the common core is to provide students with careful preparation in the fundamental tools of decision making and leadership. All accounting majors complete the following courses: Accounting 210, 211, 321, 398; Business 400; Economics 101, 102; Experiential Education 90; Finance 361; Interdisciplinary 150; Law 201; Management 310, 331, 377; Marketing 325; Mathematics 134 or higher; Software Application 110.

Accounting Major – 22 hours: Accounting 150, 310, 311, 317, 329, 414; six hours of upper-division accounting or business electives selected with the approval of the student’s academic advisor

Electives – 16 hours