The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting equips students with the critical thinking and analysis skills to excel in graduate and professional programs and to gain competitive positions in business and accounting. Students complete 70 credit hours of course requirements along with the College core curriculum.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Finance is a 64 credit hour program that combines 43 credit hours of business core requirements, 12 credit hours of finance coursework, and nine credit hours of interdisciplinary study in addition to the College core curriculum.
The business core of the Finance program is a combination of accounting, marketing, management, finance, economics, and math coursework. The Finance core offers specialized instruction in corporate finance, investment management, capital markets, financial planning, and valuation. Students have the opportunity to practice what they learn in the classroom through simulations, case studies, and research projects. The Finance program prepares students to work in many different areas of financial management, including corporate finance, investing, banking, and insurance.
The Department of Accounting and Finance offers students a 150 credit hour double major in accounting and finance. The program is designed, through accelerated study and intersession coursework, to be completed in four years. Students entering Grove City College with AP credits or other college credits may find this program particularly appealing. The program provides students with the requisite credit hours to fulfill CPA Licensing requirements and offers in-depth study of corporate finance, investment valuation, and financial planning.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for information regarding major requirements.
The concentration in forensic accounting offers students the opportunity to learn about the roles and responsibilities of a forensic accountant, fraud standards, different types of fraud, ethical considerations, internal controls, business valuation, breach of contract, and damage calculations. Students also complete coursework in advanced auditing. Find out more about a concentration in forensic accounting or about a career in forensic accounting.Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the major status sheet for complete information regarding major requirements.
The 18-credit hour minor in accounting exposes students to various areas of accounting including introductory financial and managerial topics, corporate financial reporting, accounting systems, and federal tax law. In addition to five required courses, students select one accounting elective.
Students should refer to the College Bulletin or the minor course requirements for complete information regarding minors.
The 18-credit hour minor in finance broadens learning beyond introductory finance topics to include investments and other advanced corporate finance topics. In addition to the required courses, students select three courses from a list of electives including financial modeling, investment valuation, financial planning, capital markets, multinational finance, and entrepreneurial finance.