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Asian Studies Minor


Accountants translate the numerical world and all of its intricacies to society at large. They are a driving force in helping companies run efficiently and realize growth by projecting assets and liabilities, providing auditing services and discovering ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits. SVSU's accounting program prepares students to arrange, examine and communicate in the language of financial records. Students learn to apply their knowledge by specializing in assurance services, risk management or even industry. At SVSU, students receive an education from one of the top five percent of business schools worldwide—that’s partly why SVSU accounting graduates enjoy nearly 100 percent job placement. Accounting is challenging and engaging as students learn the intricacies of becoming both a business advisor and an information specialist through courses such as Executive Strategies and Policies, International Accounting, Management Information Systems and so much more. SVSU's accounting program dares students to dream beyond the books, whether they aspire to serve as CFO for a Fortune 500 company or become the executive director for Amnesty International—as a Cardinal, they are ready to soar. 

Cardinal Points

  • According to a recent survey, SVSU accounting graduates enjoy nearly 100 percent job placement.

  • Collegiate organizations! DECA is an international association for students interested in marketing, management, entrepreneurship, business, finance and etc. An SVSU accounting major received a first-place nod in the entrepreneurship category in 2019.

  • At SVSU, you’ll receive an education from one of the top five percent of business schools worldwide.

  • SVSU's new Scott L. Carmona College of Business & Management expansion will feature state-of-the-art technology such as analytics labs and a Bloomberg Trading Room, which tracks stock data in real-time.

  • ‌The Dean's Student Advisory Council (DSAC) is comprised of up to 17 student members who have an undergraduate major in the Scott L. Carmona College of Business and Management or are pursuing a Masters in Business Administration.

As an Accounting student, undergraduates will learn the fundamentals of a business foundation whether through pursuing a Bachelor's of Business Administration or Professional Accountancy. Both programs feature concentrated coursework in accounting which exposes students to a cutting-edge curriculum revolving around a business core, a number of business cognates and some specified and advanced accounting courses. Each degree is intended to provide students with in-depth preparation to go beyond the undergraduate level in accounting in order to excel in certification examinations or provide additional preparation in specific areas of accounting.

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Complimentary Minors/Majors

Our Students After Graduation...


The Dow Chemical Company
Dow Corning
Mercedes-Benz USA
Outdoor Adventures, Inc.

Career Opportunities

Audit Manager
Accounting & Financial Services Consultant
Treasury Analyst
Consolidation and Reporting Analyst
International Tax Accountant
Accounts Receivable Manager

  • 19% projected growth for the employment of a translator or interpreter with a Bachelor’s degree through 2028. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • $49,930 is the median yearly pay for a translator or interpreter in the U.S. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • With a minor in Asian Studies, career doors are open to a multitude of fields including interpreter, translator, and marketing specialist in foreign or global markets.

Cardinal Successes

These stories offer insight into how students have turned their SVSU education into successful opportunities yielding real-world success.

Mallory Fisher Accounting Major

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Cameron Pratt Accounting Major

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