Undergraduate Accounting Program

What is Accounting?

Accountants and auditors help to ensure that firms are run efficiently, public records are kept accurately, and taxes are paid properly and on time. They analyze and communicate financial information for various entities, such as companies, individual clients, and federal, state, and local governments.

Career Opportunities in Accounting

The University of Tennessee has one of the leading accounting programs in the nation. The program emphasizes the conceptual and applied understanding of business information and prepares students for careers in accounting and business.

High School Preparation

High school students should follow a college preparatory curriculum and take their high school’s recommended courses in Math, English, and Foreign Language. Appropriate electives include any business courses, as well as courses in computer software applications and written and oral communication. The Haslam College of Business further encourages all high school students to 1) explore international business issues and opportunities, 2) participate in student organizations and clubs, and 3) volunteer in their community.

How do I Major in Accounting?

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students have multiple options in pursuing the study of accounting as their undergraduate major.

  • Accounting Major, BS in Business Administration – Collateral Option
  • Accounting Major, BS in Business Administration – Integrated Business and Engineering Program
  • Accounting Major, BS in Business Administration – International Business Concentration