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The Bachelor of Science in Accounting provides a strong foundation in areas of financial accounting and reporting, cost and managerial accounting, auditing, and federal income taxation. Students will undertake all courses required for the Certified Public Accounting Examination in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Rosemont College will discuss the conceptual framework and the necessity of ethics in the application of accounting principles, tax preparation and attest services. Throughout the program students will review actual cases where professional accountants have failed to uphold the moral and ethical code and subsequent social and economic damages. Students will learn what it means to be both independent in both fact and appearance.

The major prepares students to have insight into the language, theory, and principles of accounting for careers in the private sector, industry, governmental, and not-for-profit and public accounting.

In addition to meeting the course requirements for each respective major, all students must also fulfill the General Education requirements (approximately 48 credits) for the Undergraduate College. The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting requires 120 credits.

The Accounting program teaches you both the skills and professional standards demanded of accountants.In cooperation with the Institute for Ethical Leadership and Social Responsibility, the Accounting program incorporates ethics and professional standards into every class - not just into a specific course.

Bookkeepers and accountants have a responsibility to represent information in ways that genuinely represent what is going on in the business.