Information for the Accountancy Curriculum overview is divided into three main categories:

Bachelor’s Degree

The bachelor’s degree prepares students for careers in business, government, and nonprofit organizations. The objectives of the curriculum are to develop technical competencies in each of the major areas of accounting (financial, managerial, auditing, and taxation) and to provide students with educational qualifications needed for the professional certifications of certified management accountant (CMA), certified internal auditor (CIA), and certified information systems auditor (CISA).

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To earn a minor in accountancy, students must complete at least 15 hours of Accountancy courses, including three upper division Accountancy courses at UIS. Students should consult a department faculty member to ensure that the requirements for a minor are met.

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Master’s Degree

In addition to providing advanced studies in professional accountancy, the master’s degree provides coursework in research methods and related disciplines chosen by the student based on his or her objectives. The degree is largely taught in the seminar and case study format, which serves to enhance communication and critical thinking skills.

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