The accountant’s role in business has changed dramatically over the past decade. Today, accountants are actively involved in the analysis and interpretation of financial data and work with other executives in decision-making and problem solving activities.
Pursuing an accounting major at Olivet College will help you develop strong technical and professional accounting skills. Our program will prepare you for career success in public or corporate accounting, taxation, financial analysis, management and consulting. Your faculty will provide a collaborative learning environment that fosters an appreciation of accountancy’s role in a world characterized by continuous change. At Olivet College, business students are urged to select a variety of non-business courses to develop a breadth of knowledge which will lead to flexibility in career decision making.
The following is an overview of courses associated with our accounting major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.
For an official description of courses and degree requirements for the 2018-19 academic year, please reference our academic catalog.