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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Ruston, LA, United States
As the needs of the global marketplace evolve at a faster pace than ever before, the demand for analytical, innovative accounting graduates is at its highest. We offer a bachelor degree in Accounting at the Louisiana Tech University. 
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Overview

In this competitive and ever-expanding environment, a Louisiana Tech University Accounting major fully prepares you for a flexible, dynamic accounting career in public accounting, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations, and businesses of any size or sector.

You’ll receive broad-based education rooted in critical thinking, creative problem solving, and professional preparation as well as an in-depth knowledge of how every part of a business functions. Plus, as one of the oldest and most respected accounting programs the state, Tech’s program boasts a supplemental accreditation for accounting from AASCB International. Our graduates continue on to become leaders in the industry, managing top global companies, family businesses, government agencies, and prestigious CPA firms, including the Big Four and regional accounting firms.

School of Accountancy Mission Statement

  • The School of Accountancy is dedicated to the intellectual growth of its students and to their preparation for successful careers and productive lives. 
  • To this end, the School offers academic degrees in accounting at the undergraduate and masters levels characterized by extensive interaction between faculty, students, and external stakeholders.
  • We strive to provide each student with learning experiences to develop technical accounting skills, core business knowledge, analytical thinking, technological proficiency, and the ability to innovate and thrive in a dynamic global environment. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Basic Business Statistics

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:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee $30.00 
  • Applicants from non-English speaking countries: Students with a 2.0 GPA must have one of the following: an iBT TOEFL 79 or an IELTS 6.5 or SAT Math subscore 510, Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500 subscore with a minimum composite score of 1130 or ACT Math subscore 19 and English subscore 18 with a minimum composite score of 23.
  • Copy of Current Valid Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11068 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5534 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    3702 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1851 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ruston

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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