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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Accounting involves identifying, measuring and communicating economic information to enable people to make informed judgments and decisions. This type of information is essential to businesses, not-for-profit organizations and others for internal and external purposes.

Program Objectives for Students

The Accounting program at Southern Illinois University provides undergraduate accounting program graduates with the basic understanding of accounting concepts (financial, taxation, auditing, managerial and accounting information systems) such that they can prepare, analyze and communicate accounting information. Students graduating with an undergraduate degree should be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in a business setting. Graduates should also be able to apply their accounting knowledge to unstructured problems and to work effectively in a team environment as well as in a computer-based environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Data Analysis 
  • Accounting - Financial 
  • Accounting - Managerial 
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation 
  •  Business Ethics
  • Auditing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    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

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  • freshmen - fewer than 26 college credits
  • transfer - more than 26 college credits
Submit an application and $40 fee on-line along with:
  • Transcripts from high school and/or college

English Proficiency

A financial statement - showing a minimum of $40,000 within the last 6 months 

No SAT is required for admission, unless you want to apply for a merit scholarship award (minimum SAT score required)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1898 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1898 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1416 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1416 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carbondale

  • 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

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