Assistant Professor Emily Wright
Instructor Jason Sexton
Part-time Instructor Mallory Fairless
Part-time Instructor Jafar Qutob
Students who enjoy problem solving and decision-making will find the accounting major a challenging but rewarding discipline of study. While learning content, students will improve their analysis and evaluation skills to be prepared for life beyond Illinois College.
Students seeking to complete more than one major in the Business Department must complete a minimum of 24 additional hours of new content beyond the first major.
Each minor in the Business Department requires a minimum of 16 additional hours of new content beyond the requirements of declared majors in the department.
Majors & Programs
A study of basic income tax preparation and tax preparation software. Students will prepare tax returns for those with incomes of $60,000 or less in the local area. All work is supervised in person by a faculty member. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours.
The federal income tax principles and applications with primary emphasis upon personal income taxes.
A practical application of theoretical skills in actual job-related situations. Open to Junior and Senior majors. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.
A practical application of theoretical skills in actual job-related situations. Open to Junior and Senior majors.
As an interdisciplinary capstone course, students will analyze and evaluate financial information with respect to profitability, corporate risk management, and proper financial reporting.