About the Accounting Major

Learn “the language of business” and prepare to become a financial professional who specializes in working with managers, investors and creditors in a plethora of industries. We’ll teach you current technologies along with ethical business practices in a high-demand profession.


Heidelberg’s accounting major complies with the 120-hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam in Ohio. Those who complete the major, and an additional 30 semester hours, will reach the 150-hour requirement for CPA licensure. The program has an emphasis on both financial accounting and management skills necessary for a successful career in corporate accounting.

  • ACC 201 Financial Accounting
  • ACC 202 Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 334 Federal Taxation
  • ACC 353 Intermediate Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 363 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACC 364 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACC 373 Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 466 Auditing
  • ACC 474 Advanced Accounting
  • ACC 490 Senior Seminar in Accounting
  • MTH 119 Statistics
  • MTH 121 Elementary Functions or
  • MTH 222 Calculus I
  • BUS 101 Introduction to Business
  • BUS 318 Business Law I
  • BUS 319 Business Law II
  • ECO 102 Principles of Economics
  • PHI 216 Ethics or PHI 218 Ethics in Professional Life
  • MGT 200 Principles of Management
  • MKT 200 Principles of Marketing
  • FIN 200 Corporate Finance
  • MGT Elective at 300 or 400 Level
  • Gen Ed Course/Elective Courses (57 credit hours)

For a more detailed academic schedule, or to ask questions about any of our majors, contact the School of Business at hsb [at] or (419)-448-2280. For questions about your application contact the Admission Office at admission [at] or (419) 448-2330.

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Tyler Harp ’18

Heidelberg’s Accounting curriculum prepared me to be a creative problem solver by having a liberal arts approach to the profession. As the profession evolves, the liberal arts approach helps graduates adapt to new environments quickly. The current accounting professors are doing a wonderful job at getting students in front of gainful employment as the program continues to grow.

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