Accounting is the backbone of business. A Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Idaho prepares you to be more than just a "number cruncher." You will be positioned as a strategic business partner with the ability to collect, organize and analyze complex financial information to help companies make smart business decisions.
As an accounting major, you will study core accounting concepts and explore corporate accounting and reporting, tax, audit, management accounting and accounting information systems.
The Department of Accounting is in the College of Business and Economics, where students learn business the way business is done in the real world. You will examine issues relevant in today's market and engage in hands-on programs that simulate real business situations. You’ll closely collaborate with other students, receive personal mentorship from top business faculty and network with practicing professionals.
The nationally-acclaimed Integrated Business Curriculum (IBC) is the college's signature program. In your junior year, you will work as part of a team with other business students to address problems for companies such as Boeing, Micron, Starbucks, Columbia Sportswear and Coldwater Creek. The yearlong experience strengthens your teamwork and decision-making skills, and gives you cross-functional knowledge in business systems, product and process planning, managing firm resources and business operating decisions.