At RWU, our Accounting program is all about the practical knowledge you need to become a professional accountant. Students take an in-depth look at contemporary accounting systems used to analyze, interpret and communicate financial information to clients and stakeholders. Combined with real-world internship experience, you’ll be prepared to pursue a professional accounting certificate (such as the CPA) after graduation.

Degree Requirements

The Accounting Major

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In addition to satisfying all University Core Curriculum and Business Core requirements, accounting majors must complete the following courses:

ACCTG304Intermediate Accounting I
ACCTG305Intermediate Accounting II
ACCTG308Federal Income Tax I: Individual
ACCTG309Federal Income Tax II: Partnerships and Corporations
ACCTG334Cost Accounting
ACCTG406Advanced Accounting
ACCTG469COOP in Accounting
One 300/400 level Accounting (ACCTG) elective

The Accounting Minor

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ACCTG201Financial Accounting
ACCTG202Managerial Accounting
*ACCTG304Intermediate Accounting I
And three additional 300 or 400 level Accounting (ACCTG) courses (excluding ACCTG 429 Community Partnerships Center Accounting Studies and ACCTG 469 Accounting Internship/COOP)

*Prerequisite requirement must be met prior to enrolling in this course.

To read more about our academic offerings, or to view full course descriptions, please refer to our University Catalog.

Undeclared at GSB

Are you interested in business, but not sure whether to focus on management, accounting, economics or any one of our many academic disciplines offered at the Gabelli School? Visit Undeclared at GSB for resources on how you can explore your options before making a decision.

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Rosalvens Saint Jean

From RWU to a Great Career, His Dream Come True

Rosalvens Saint Jean, RWU Class of 2018
Accounting + Management

It’s no surprise Rosalvens Saint Jean already had a full-time job with one of the world’s top public accounting firms lined up before he graduated. He had taken every opportunity to grow his skills and knowledge through hands-on learning experiences at Roger Williams University and multiple internships with great companies.

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