Bachelor of Science Degree

Program Overview

Bold and astute business leaders are in demand in today's complex and volatile economy. The College of Business at ORU combines a cutting-edge business education with a biblical worldview.

If you are analytical, purpose driven, think logically and love numbers and financial analysis, consider pursuing a degree in accounting. While the accounting major at ORU is considered one of the most difficult majors in the College of Business, its graduates consistently complete the CPA exam with high passing marks. The accounting program combines a broad business foundation with a concentration of specialized accounting courses, providing its graduates with the potential to move confidently into many areas of the business world. Accounting majors at ORU are encouraged to pursue the five-year professional MBA program, in order to meet the 150-hour requirement for CPA certification in most states.

ORU Points of Distinction

Accounting Society
The Accounting Society attempts to provide opportunities for its members and others for professional growth, service, social interaction, and recognition of academic achievement. These opportunities are accomplished through monthly meetings and other activities throughout the year.


With a degree in accounting you can look forward to the following careers or career fields:

  • Analysts/advisors
  • Consultants
  • Government
  • Industry
  • Public accounting
What Do You Have To Look Forward To?

Being connected with motivated professors....linking with one of the best networking systems on campus. Did you know 90% of all ORU students graduating with an accounting degree are placed in jobs before they graduate?

Course Offerings Include:
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Tax Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Estate and Gift Taxation

A concentration in entrepreneurship can be obtained in each program.

Degree Plan


College of Business