The Department of Accounting within Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University has built a strong reputation for excellence in accounting education and is highly regarded by accounting employers in North Carolina and throughout the Southeast.

Accounting graduates are recruited by the largest international, national, and regional accounting firms as well as local accounting firms, industry and government agencies.

The Department of Accounting offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree and the Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Accounting. The faculty and staff in the department are deeply committed to the success of our students.

View the undergraduate bulletin for more information about courses in the Accounting department.

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Chuck Gallagher

Every choice has a consequence: Chuck Gallagher to speak Feb. 15

The Department of Accounting at Appalachian State University will host Chuck Gallagher '79, business ethics expert and author, for a free talk on...

Accounting club earns 'superior' status from international organization, Beta Alpha Psi

Appalachian State University's Epsilon Kappa chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) has achieved Superior status for the past academic year, markin...

App State Accounting Film Festival aims to inspire prospective students to pick accounting as a college major

App State Accounting Film Festival aims to inspire prospective students to pick accounting as a college major

On April 28, 2023, more than 100 students and professors attended a film festival at Appalachian State University that featured original, student-prod...

Alumni Spotlight: David Henderson

Alumni Spotlight: David Henderson

David Henderson graduated with his BS in Accounting in 1995. David is a partner with FORVIS, currently serving as the Managing Partner in their F...

Student Spotlight: Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead

Student Spotlight: Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead

Jaime Ziegenfuss Whitehead returned to App full time a few years ago to complete her accounting degree after working and owning one of Boone's favorit...

Ten earn scholarship from IMA to obtain 'gold standard' expertise

Ten accounting students at Appalachian State University have earned scholarship awards from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) to...

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Diversity Statement

The Accounting Department is committed to providing inclusive, dynamic learning experiences for all students. We value diversity and seek to foster a learning environment conducive to knowledge, respect, acceptance, understanding and global awareness.