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Accounting - Career Specialty, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1139 (BCR) Normal, IL, United States
The Accounting - Career Specialty sequence at Illinois State University allows accounting majors to design an individualized plan of study that meets their career goals.
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Overview

Accountants provide the information necessary to determine and evaluate the long term and short term financial stability of companies, organization or individuals. Accountants track expenses, provide detailed insight about the expenses and future paths, as well as prepare, analyze and verify financial documents. They look for ways to be more financially efficient, keep public records and make sure taxes are paid properly.

Learning outcomes

Accounting - Career Specialty is a versatile degree at Illinois State University. Students who graduate with a major in accounting may find jobs in many areas of business including: sales, production management, client management, product development, procurement, general management, banking and financial planning.

In addition to the required accounting courses, students complete 12 hours in a specialized area with advice and approval of the accounting academic advisor and the department chair.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National students can apply as space allows
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Business Organization and Management
  • Writing for Business and Government Organizations
  • Financial Accounting

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.

General Requirements

  • International freshman students are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores unless they have attended a U.S. high school for three or more years. 
  • However, submitting SAT or ACT scores may make you eligible for scholarships at the University.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26356 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26356 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    14832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Normal

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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