"My education is an asset that has and will continue to benefit me in my career. I have also found real value in the personal relationships that I made as a student and continue to make with professors, students,and alumni. At Western, you don't just get lost in the crowd. There are many opportunities to get involved and shape your college and alumni experience. I am excited to think about the possibility of one of my children attending Western Carolina University."
Advisory Board Member
The Department of Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, and Economics offers an engaging and dynamic curriculum for department majors or other students interested in augmenting their studies.
The department’s curriculum focuses on the development of critical thinking and decision-making abilities to help prepare students for the challenges they will face in a wide variety of careers. Depending on your interests, we have a program that will work for you.
Master of Accountancy (M.Ac.) Program: The M.Ac. program is favored by students interested in a career in public accounting. WCU's M.Ac. courses are offered only in Asheville, at our new location in Biltmore Park.
Accounting: Pursue a B.S.B.A prepare for a wide range of careers. A minor in accountancy also is offered.
Finance: Pursue a B.S.B.A in Finance in one of two concentrations: banking and financial planning. A minor in banking also is offered.
Computer Information Systems: Both the B.S.B.A. in Computer Information Systems and the minor are composed of classes that are geared to prepare you to solve business problems with information technology solutions.
Economics: The study of economics is excellent preparation for a wide variety of careers. We offer an 18-hour minor, which is open to any WCU student.
To learn more about career choices for our majors, read more from the department head about life after graduation.
Questions? Please feel free to contact us.