In Delaware State’s accounting program, students learn to think strategically and perform complex analysis of real-world business problems. Through a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on experience, students develop the professional skills and knowledge to succeed in this profession, while getting full preparation to gain one or more credentials as a certified management accountant (CMA), certified internal auditor (CIA), or certified public accountant (CPA). Because many states require students to complete 150 hours before sitting for the CPA exam, Delaware State offers a five-year, 150-hour program in which students earn both an undergraduate accounting degree and an MBA.
The Business Economics concentration will prepare students for careers in business, government, law, or academics by providing them with a sound understanding of economic theory and the ability to apply the tools of economic analysis in decision making. The analytical and quantitative skills developed in this concentration will enhance the students’ career opportunities in a rapidly changing economy, which requires that individuals be able to absorb new information quickly. The concentration in Business Economics consists of 18 credit hours. Twelve (12) of these credits are required, and six (6) may be satisfied by choosing elective courses in Business Economics. The additional hours must be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.
Finance And Banking
Students choosing to concentrate in Finance & Banking will master the functional areas of the field including the study of financial management, investments, financial markets and institutions, international finance and new venture financing. Students are prepared as professionals skilled in the acquisition, development, and utilization of funds for economic and social purposes. Students can also choose the option of pursuing graduate studies. The concentration in Finance & Banking consists of 18 credit hours. Twelve (12) of these credits are required, and six (6) may be satisfied by choosing from elective courses in Finance and Banking listed. The additional hours must be selected in consultation with the student’s advisor.