Professor Gurzick in class

Accounting (B.A.)

  • Certificate
  • Concentration
  • Major

About this Program

With a broad understanding of financial and managerial accounting concepts, our program links accounting principles to the central activities of business.

Program Overview

At Hood, you will acquire the analytical, communication and critical thinking skills needed to be successful in multiple business sectors. Gain firsthand knowledge and hands-on experience to advance in your career and contribute to the global community. Our program prepares you to complete the certified accountant exam, which can qualify you for careers with top-ranked national and international accounting firms.

Internships, community service and students organizations provide ample opportunities for experiential learning in the field of accounting. Earning your accounting B.A. is the perfect entry point into a workforce that is consistently in high demand.

As part of our program, you will:

  • Master the latest terminology and theories, establishing a foundation in general and specialized business.
  • Understand how to select and apply appropriate technology for analysis, research and presentation.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in decision making and problem solving.
  • Learn to work effectively in a team setting.

Contact a faculty member or academic adviser to begin your journey in professional accounting today.


Degrees Offered

  • BA


Earn your combined B.A. in accounting and MBA.

Interactive Trading Room

Get the full Wall Street experience inside the Virginia Munson Hammell ’67 Trading Room with trading stations, a stock quote ticker and financial investment software.

Career Outlook

Accounting majors work in finance, government, insurance and more.

Program Contact

David Gurzick

Associate Professor of Management, Department Chair


Meet our faculty

"I think it's really important how closely the professors at Hood work with their students. You're a name, not just a number."
--Angela Vines '17

All Faculty

Larry Devan

  • Adjunct Professor of Economics and Management

Sang Kim

  • Associate Professor of Economics and Management