About the Program

The accounting major is an interdisciplinary major designed to prepare students with the knowledge, the analytical ability and the skills to succeed in the managerial, governmental, non-profit or systems fields of accounting, or in graduate school. It is supported by a strong liberal arts education and an extensive selection of courses in business and economics.

Sadie Wallace
Program Coordinator of Accounting
Assistant Professor of Accounting
B.S., Ferrum College
M.S., Texas A&M University

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Contact the Program Coordinator of Accounting:

Accounting curriculum may include:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Business Communication
  • Economics
  • Intermediate Accounting

For full listing of current classes, view the college catalog here.

  • Tax Returns: As part of Ferrum College’s motto, “Not self, but others,” Accounting majors prepare tax returns for other students and low-income county residents, free of charge.
  • Internships: Students are strongly urged to explore career opportunities and to establish mentors through an internship.

Accounting Club

Open to all students interested in accounting. Contact Student Leadership & Engagement, extension 4441.

What can I be with a major in Accounting?

  • Accountant/CPA
  • Auditor
  • Entrepreneur
  • FBI Agent
  • Fraud Examiner
  • IRS Investigator
  • Professor
  • Tax Specialist