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Accountancy

1. What is the Accountancy major?
2. What accounting resources are available?
3. What skills are developed within this major?
4. Where have Wake Forest graduates landed jobs with this major?
5. Where can I get more information about the Accountancy major?

1. What is the Accountancy major?

The Accountancy major is housed with the WFU Schools of Business. Wake Forest students can enroll in the integrated MSA program and earn both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees with five years of course work at Wake Forest, beginning with a strong liberal arts education in the first and second years. These students apply to the Schools of Business in their sophomore year and then apply to the MSA program in their junior year of study. Requirements for admission under this path require admission into the Wake Forest undergraduate business program as well as junior level accounting coursework within the undergraduate business school.

2. What accounting resources are available?

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
North Carolina CPA Society
American Accounting Association
Accounting and Financial Women’s Alliance
Institute of Internal Auditors
Institute of Management Accounting
Association of Government Accountants
National Association of Black Accountants
Ernst & Young
Deloitte & Touche
KPMG
PriceWaterhouseCoopers

3. What skills are developed within this major?

Skills developed within this major include: Proficiency in written and oral communication; Ability to organize, analyze and interpret numerical data; Aptitude for accuracy and detail; Ability to lead, direct, and supervise others; Logical problem solving; Motivation, initiative, drive; Intellectual capacity to do well in most undergraduate and graduate college programs; Proficiency with computers; Reading comprehension; Problem identification; and ability to interpret and explain financial data to others.

4. Where have Wake Forest graduates landed jobs with this major?

Click here to see where Accountancy majors have landed jobs after graduation.

5. Where can I get more information about the Accountancy major?

For more information about the Accountancy major and applying to the WFU Schools of Business.