Student working with professor on a computerAbout the Program

Accounting involves the examination, organization, management, and design of accurate recording and reporting procedures of financial and business transactions. The study of accounting attempts to make the student aware of the various ways one can maintain accurate, up-to-date financial business practices. This includes a focus on methods of compilation, verification, supervision, revision, examination, recording, designing, and reporting of such practices for both individuals and businesses. Major specializations include the following areas of accounting: public, corporate, tax, cost, government, budget and audit.


A concentration in accounting is achieved by completion of the following program with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0:

BUAD 315 Intermediate Accounting I (BUAD 225)
BUAD 325 Intermediate Accounting II (BUAD 315 or permission)
BUAD 335 Cost Accounting (BUAD 218 and 225)
BUAD 345 Income Taxation (BUAD 215 or permission)
BUAD 415 Auditing (BUAD 315)
BUAD 425 Advanced Accounting (BUAD 315)

At least three of these courses must be taken at Roanoke College. Admission to the concentration requires an overall grade point average of 2.0 and a 2.0 grade point average in all courses that are prerequisites to concentration courses.

Compilation of Credit Form for Concentrations