The Bachelor of Science in business degree program with a concentration in accounting/financial information systems is designed to provide undergraduate students proficiency and knowledge in the fields of accounting and finance. The program focuses on the development of skills in the application and use of financial information. Additionally, it encourages the development of other professional skills in leadership, teamwork, and communication. This concentration is designed for individuals who want to pursue the Certified Public Accounting (C.P.A.) designation and for students who are interested in the Certified Financial Management (C.F.M.) or the Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.) designation. Students may continue with the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree or Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting (P.B.C.A.) programs in order to fulfill the C.P.A. requirements in the state of Indiana. The School of Business and Economics is accredited by AACSB International, the premier accreditation body for schools of business. Full-time professors teach the majority of business and economics classes, supplemented by outstanding business professionals who teach part time in their respective areas of expertise. Students may use the concentration of this degree to start careers in various industries, including banking, financial services, public accounting, government, and health care.