Hartwick accounting majors are well prepared to meet the demands of the changing workplace, because here the technical aspects of the field are woven into the fabric of a liberal arts education.
Accounting’s focus on the preparation, communication, and use of economic information for decision making is especially relevant in an information age. Accounting-based information is the central means of communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
“The Big 4” accounting firms continue to show a strong interest in Hartwick students. Our graduates show prospective employers strong communication abilities developed within a liberal arts and sciences education, unmatched by students trained in only technical skills.
Whether you choose the CPA or general accounting major, you’ll receive a solid foundation in accounting, including New York State’s CPA exam core courses: financial and managerial accounting, taxation, and auditing.
The student-run Accounting and Business Society frequently sponsors a wide range of activities, including visits by business leaders and off-campus adventures ranging from Wall Street road trips to weekend barbecues.
Accounting students are encouraged to participate in internships while at Hartwick. Past internships include:
After graduation, most accounting majors choose to enter the workforce. Others have studied at some of the most prestigious universities in the country.
Hartwick alumni work for:
Recent Hartwick graduates have studied at:
Hartwick’s expert accounting faculty are focused on making sure they deliver an education worthy of students who are meant for more, students who will make an impact on the world into which they graduate.
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