Accounting program ranks #13 in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 rankings of undergraduate programs
About the Major

Curriculum Overview

Topics covered include:

  • Accounting standards
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Product cost and budgeting
  • Taxation
  • Auditing, risk assessment, and control

  4 Year Plan   Accounting Courses

Positions & Placements

This is just a selection of possible job titles and employers of this major. The UGA Career Center provides a more extensive list.

Careers in Accounting

  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Consultant

Acceptance Criteria

What’s considered in your acceptance to the accounting major?

  1. ETS Proficiency Profile
    This is a standardized, multiple-choice assessment of the academic skills.
  2. Accounting Test
    This is a multiple-choice test that covers the content of ACCT 2101.
  3. Accounting course grades
    Grades in ACCT 2101 and ACCT 2102. Applicants currently enrolled in ACCT 2102 will be evaluated based on the grade in ACCT 2101.
  4. Statement of Purpose
    A brief essay (300-400 words) which describes your interest in the accounting major and your future goals.