Accounting Degree (B.S.)

University of Bridgeport | Accounting Degree (B.S.)

B.S. Degree in Accounting Program Details

The accounting curriculum provides an opportunity for students with varied interests to obtain a broad based understanding of the role of accounting in the measurement and communication of financial and economic data.

A number of interdisciplinary courses have been designed for those students wishing a maximum overview of multinational issues in accounting and taxation as well as for those students who intend to pursue more advanced studies in accounting.

Accounting students who expect to take the Certified Public Accountant professional examinations should select elective courses with the approval of and in consultation with the Chair of the Accounting Department advisor.

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire the knowledge necessary for the understanding of business data
  • Develop the technical skills necessary to measure, analyze, and interpret economic data
  • Learn how to effectively communicate economic data
  • Acquire the accounting foundation that enables them to pursue advanced study required for the successful completion of the CPA exam

 

Contact Info

Program Director

Tim Raynor
Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Program Director
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
University of Bridgeport
230 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Office: Mandeville 22
email: traynor@bridgeport.edu
office ph: 203-576-4687
Skype: professor.raynor
Twitter: ProfRayn

Faculty Contact

David Kohn
Mandeville Hall, Room 202
Phone:(203) 576-4380
E-Mail:dkohn@bridgeport.edu

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May
3
Tue
OPT Information Session @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you graduating soon? Are you interested in applying for work authorization in the U.S. after you complete your degree? If so, please join us at one of our OPT Information Sessions to learn more about your eligibility, how to apply for OPT, and how to find a job!

Presented by International Student Services and the Center for Career Development.

May
7
Sat
Commencement 2016 – Undergraduate and Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport will be celebrating its 106th Commencement Ceremony in May. Conferral of Degrees for the undergraduate and graduate candidates from the School of Arts and Sciences, Ernest C. Trefz School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, College of Public and International Affairs, Physicians Assistant Institute and undergraduates in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene Degrees will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT.

This venue will enable everyone to graduate together with family and friends present (rain or shine) and allow for wonderful photo opportunities (thanks to the tiered seating).

Jun
9
Thu
Graduate Accepted Student Night @ Tower Room
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

During the event, admitted students will be able to:

• Connect with faculty and current graduate students
• Meet other accepted graduate students
• Finalize their enrollment at the University of Bridgeport

To RSVP, please email lproctor@bridgeport.edu or call 203-576-4552.

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