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EXPLORING BUSINESS MAJORS

ACCOUNTING Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Joint Program (Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Master of Science in Accounting) The Rawls College of Business houses the first separately accredited School of Accounting in Texas – one of only about 40 such schools nationwide. The School of Accounting strives to create intelligent, thoughtful leaders with the technical knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary for long-term professional success wherever their career paths may lead. Students can apply to pursue a bachelor’s degree or the Joint Program. The Joint Program enables students to simultaneously earn a B.B.A. and M.S. in Accounting which prepares graduates to become licensed, certified public accountants (CPAs).

AVAILABLE TRACKS

CERTIFICATES

Taxation, Audit/Financial Reporting

Accounting

MAJOR ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS •

A or B in ACCT 2300, 2301, and 3304

Competitive performance in upper division accounting courses (M.S.A.)

2.75 cumulative Texas Tech University GPA

Meet the Firms (Spring Semester) Meet the Firms is an on-site recruiting event attended by the top public accounting firms in the nation for students in their third year of the Joint Program in Accounting. Students are given the opportunity to meet, network, and interview with recruiters to obtain an internship for the spring or summer semester of their senior year, potentially resulting in a full-time offer.

95.5% WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR?

JOB PLACEMENT RATE (MAY 2018) *Figure is dependent on market conditions, response rate, number of graduates, and includes graduates pursuing advanced degrees.

Corporate Accounting • Financial analysis • Internal audit • Treasury • Staff accounting

Public Accounting

(Joint Program graduates)

Additional Areas • Governmental accounting

• Audit

• Non-profit accounting

• Tax

• Graduate school (Joint Program graduates)

• Consulting • Transaction tax (J.D./M.S.A)

COMPANIES THAT HIRE RAWLS GRADUATES • BDO Seidman

• EY

• Pioneer Natural Resources

• Wells Fargo

• ConocoPhillips

• Grant Thornton

• PricewaterhouseCoopers

• Whitley Penn

• Deloitte

• KPMG

• Ryan, LLC

• Dixon Hughes

• Lockheed Martin

• Weaver

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Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Joint Program (Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Master of Scie...

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Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting or Joint Program (Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting/Master of Scie...