Program at a glance

How much does it cost? 

Learn more about how to afford a degree from the University of Nevada, Reno.

How long does it take?

This 145-credit program is designed to be completed in four years.

Who can apply? 

Open to all undergraduate students. Applicants must have a high-school diploma or GED.

What will I learn in a bachelor's degree in accounting and information systems program?

Business professionals are frequently asked to assume responsibilities that go beyond traditional, single discipline expectations. Undergraduate students may choose to combine accounting and information systems classes to develop broad knowledge of both areas. Students will learn the theories and procedures of accounting along with technical knowledge of how computer systems can facilitate business processes and projects.

Learning outcomes

With an accounting and information systems degree, students will be able to:

  • Develop the ability to research professional accounting issues.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of record keeping and financial reporting.
  • Utilize technology in performing accounting tasks.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of cost and managerial accounting.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of United States income taxation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic processes and control systems operated by businesses.
  • Discern ethical conflicts and provide a framework for their resolution.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the international dimensions of the accounting profession.

Options in the accounting and information systems degree program

  • Accounting Minor

    The Accounting department at the University of Nevada, Reno offers an Accounting minor which can help students advance their knowledge of financial and managerial accounting principles.

  • Information Systems Minor

    The Information Systems minor at the College of Business is designed for those students interested in business-oriented, computer technology-based information resource systems. Students learn about both business processes and the computer technology used to support and enhance those processes.

    The minor integrates general business and management knowledge with expertise in computer technology (including programming, database, web, and networking) to produce the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain employment in a competitive job market, start a business, or pursue further education in graduate and professional degree programs.

Careers with a degree in accounting and information systems

You can afford the University of Nevada, Reno

46% of undergraduate students receive financial aid

Almost everyone is eligible to receive financial aid. If you think your family’s income is too high to qualify for financial aid, you might be surprised.

50%+ of all students graduate with no debt

That's right. More than half of our students leave the University of Nevada, Reno with no student debt.

The strength of the college is its people.

At the College of Business we provide premier business education, preparing students to become competitive, ethical and innovative business professionals to drive economic development and improve quality of life for all.

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