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Accounting, B.Sc.

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Chicago, IL, United States
Organizations think they need "numbers" people. But they really need financial strategists and someone who can communicate to the rest of the organization. With an Accounting degree from Lewis University, you are prepared to be both.
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Overview

As an Accounting degree student at Lewis University, you will learn:

  • Practical, hands-on skills you will use on the job
  • How to record and interpret essential financial data for effective decision making
  • Today's current accounting procedures and laws
  • Ethical framework for accounting practices

Career options:

Accounting majors have a wide and varied selection of jobs from which to choose. Auditing is one of the best-known services provided. Public accounting firms provide most auditing services to public companies. Public accounting firms may also provide tax advice and information system services. Accountants take positions in business or industry as financial officers, controllers, internal auditors, and staff accountants. Other jobs include financial advisers for governmental and other not-for-profit organizations and personal financial planners.

Success requires commitment to service, strong communication skills, problem solving ability, and the ability to work in a team.

Lewis has two paths to become a CPA, one while earning your MBA. Prepare for a stable and lucrative career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), actuary, auditor, chief financial officer, commodities trader, IRS investigator, loan administrator, tax specialist and more with one of the following paths:

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Basic Macroeconomics
  • Basic Microeconomics
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Business Statistics
  • Decision Science
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Management
  • Business Communication in the Digital Age
  • Principles of Finance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Official high school transcript or GED score
  • ACT or SAT test results
  • $40 application fee
  • Although not required, Lewis encourages students to submit a personal statement or letters of recommendation to improve their admission possibilities.

International:

  • Undergraduate Application
  • Secondary School score report and graduation certificate
  • English Test Score Report (see more information below)
  • Copy of passport

 

Tuition Fee

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    33270 USD/year
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    33270 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
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Funding

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