Would you like to help a company operate more efficiently and drive its success? Are you detail oriented? Do you like working with numbers and statistics? Then you should pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration degree or a combined Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Accounting at the University of North Texas.
Many of our accounting graduates work as top executives in national public accounting firms, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Others have started their own businesses. Within the accounting profession, you can become a(n):
In the Department of Accounting, we teach you to critically appraise situations, act responsibly and ethically, as well as become a strategic thinker and problem-solver. Our "learn today, apply tomorrow" classroom philosophy is achieved within an accommodative and supportive learning environment that includes:
In addition to earning two degrees simultaneously, the combined B.S./M.S. program meets the 150-hour requirement for the Certified Public Accountant exam in Texas and other states. You can also earn academic credit for an internship while working full time for a company or accounting firm.
Our faculty members include experts in financial accounting, international financial accounting, taxation, cross-cultural accounting and auditing.
Scholarships are available to help you pay for your education. Information about available scholarships is at www.cob.unt.edu/students/scholarships.
You can make valuable industry contacts by participating in the Professional Leadership Program or any of our business-related student organizations. The PLP works with corporate partners throughout the region to get you the skills needed to be competitive in the workforce. Our student organizations include the Alpha Kappa Psi professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity and National Association of Black Accountants.
A Residents Engaged in Academic Living Community brings together business students who live on campus to enhance academic and social experiences. More information about the Business Community is at reslife.unt.edu.
The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (777 South Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750, Tampa, Fla. 33602-5730, telephone 813- 769-6500). This distinction means it meets or exceeds high standards of excellence in education.
Our Business Leadership Building promotes interaction among students, faculty and industry leaders. The building – which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification – contains 24 classrooms, team study rooms and a state-of- the-art computer lab. This building helps distinguish us as a leader in business education.
While enrolled at UNT, you will study:
You will also complete courses focusing on basic information systems, business communication, business law, business policy, general finance, management and marketing principles, and statistical analysis.
Our Career Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources that are available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.
We encourage you to fulfill the graduation requirements for the Recommended Program or the Distinguished Achievement Program in high school. In your junior year, take the SAT or the ACT and have your scores sent to UNT.
In your senior year, apply for admission at www.applytexas.org by March 1 and request that your high school transcript be sent to the UNT admissions office.
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses can count toward college credit at UNT. For details, visit www.unt.edu/credit.
If you're attending a Texas community college, you should consult our Transfer Articulation web page, the UNT Undergraduate Catalog and an academic counselor/advisor to review your degree plan. Proper planning allows you to receive the maximum amount of transfer credits.
Our Transfer Center will help you make a successful transition to college life at UNT by connecting you to a peer mentor and other campus resources. Each year, we welcome more transfer students than any other institution in the state. The center is in the University Union, Room 320. More information is at transition.unt.edu.