Students in this concentration discover how to apply accounting principles in financial, production, processing, or retailing sectors of the agriculture and food industry.
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Prepares students for a career in fields such as corporate accounting, public accounting or a graduate degree in accounting.
Accounting courses are taken in the College of Business at the University of Illinois and students develop a specialization in the vital economic sector of food, fiber, and fuel by taking courses in the ACE Department.
Over 80 percent of graduates have jobs or are accepted to professional or graduate school by the time of graduation or shortly thereafter.
Specific accounting courses required include Accounting Measurement and Disclosure (aka Intermediate Financial Accounting); Decision Making for Accounting (aka Intermediate Managerial Accounting); Accounting Institutions and Regulations; and Accounting Control Systems.
If students earn 24 additional hours (of which 6-9 hours are in accounting), they will be prepared for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and will meet the 150 hour requirement.
For more information about Agricultural Accounting, please contact:
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1301 W. Gregory
Urbana Illinois 61801