The degree you've been looking for.
Employ critical-thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills to resolve complex business and accounting issues.

The accounting program at EOU provides a solid foundation for success, no matter where your future plans lead. Whether you want to become a CPA, CMA, or CEO, an Accounting degree from EOU will provide the tools you need to enter this exciting and dynamic field.

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Take the steps…

❏ Step 1: Fill out the Undergraduate Application.

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❏ Step 2: If you have completed coursework at another university, have an official copy of all transcripts sent to:

Eastern Oregon University Attn: Admissions
One University Blvd.
La Grande, OR 97850

❏ Step 3: Consider Financial Aid options.

Admitted students who register for at least 6 credits per term may be eligible for Financial Aid. More information is available on the Financial Aid Website.


NOTE: If you are interested in registering for an ACCT Course, but do not wish to pursue a degree through EOU, you may register for up to 8 credits per term as a non-admitted student. Fill out the Non-Admitted Student Form and submit it to Admissions in La Grande, OR. Students intending to complete the ACCT degree must apply for admission to Eastern Oregon University.

Upper Division core curriculum

BA 303-Business Info & Data Management (4)
BA 313-Principles of Finance (4)
BA 321-Principles of Management (4)
BA 354-Business Law II (4)
BA 381-Operations Management (4)
ACCT 303-Accounting Information System & Mgmt. (4)
ACCT 333-Taxation of Individuals (3)
ACCT 334-Taxation of Corporations (3)
ACCT 383-Intermediate Accounting I (3)
ACCT 384-Intermediate Accounting II (3)
ACCT 385-Intermediate Accounting III (3)
ACCT 390-International Accounting (3)
ACCT 411-Ethics & Accountants Professional Responsibility*UWR (4)
ACCT 420-Govt & Non-Profit Accounting (4)
ACCT 421-Cost Management (4)
ACCT 424-Auditing & Assurance Services*UWR (4)
ACCT 428-Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination (4)
ACCT 498-Advanced Financial Accounting (4)

Optional Concentration

Managerial Accounting

  • ACCT 332-Investments (4)
  • ACCT 413-Managerial Finance (4)
  • ACCT 460-Advanced Cost Mgmt (4)
  • ACCT 461-Internal Control Systems (4)
  • BA 482-Project Mgmt, Planning & Control (4)

A Minor in Accounting (available on campus and online)

Our Accounting minor is 30 credit hours consisting of six required and three elective accounting courses. The minor was designed to provide students majoring in another discipline with a working knowledge of financial and management accounting and auditing and learn to appreciate the importance of accounting as it pertains to other career tracks.

  •  At least 21 credit hours must be upper division
  •  Minimum grade of “C-“ is required in all courses counting toward the minor and a cumulative GPA of at least a 2.00 is required to complete the minor.
  • Minimum of 12 graded credit hours counting toward the minor must be completed at Eastern Oregon University.
  • Minor is not available to students seeking a BA/BS in Accounting.

“Eastern Oregon provides a great learning experience. By completing online while working full-time I was able to accomplish a huge goal of purchasing a home at 19. I have found the degree to be very helpful as I have begun a career in public accounting.”

Brady Watkins
Business Administration, Accounting
Meridian, Idaho

Accounting Program Advisory Committee

Eileen Hendricks - CFO, Port of Morrow
Teresa Modrell - Internal Auditor, Washington River Protection Solutions
Jody Deardorff - Business Manager, Morrow County School District
Chelsea Hewitt - Owner, Connected Professional Accountants, LLC
Brent Gunderson - Owner, Connected Professional Accountants, LLC
Megan Adams - Owner, Guyer & Associates
Mary Parmer - International Tax Manager, Moss Adams
Mark Pearson - Corporate Internal Auditor, Retired
Emily Folkestead - CFO, Beef Northwest

Advance Your Career

  • CPA
  • Controller
  • Auditor
  • Senior Accountant
  • Fiscal Manager

Contact Us

Mohamed Abualhaija
Associate Professor
541 962-3419
Office: ZH-209

Online Advisors
Advisor for Oncampus:
Meghan Counsell
Accounting/Business Advisor
Office: ZH-223

Honor Society

Sigma Beta Delta, Business, Management and Administration Honor Society

The College of Business is proud to offer membership to qualified high performing students in the EOU Chapter of the Sigma Beta Delta International Honors Society, The Sigma Beta Delta encourages and recognizes scholarship and accomplishments among undergraduate and graduate students of accounting, business, management and administration, and to encourage and promote aspirations toward personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.


The College of Business at Eastern Oregon University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.  For a listing of accredited programs, read the PDF at the link here.

The EOU SBDC operates in partnership with the College of Business to advance Eastern Oregon’s economic development development by providing no-cost, confidential business consulting services paired with classes and training programs for established and startup business owners.

Eastern Oregon University Small Business Development Center

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