Bachelor Of Science With A Major In Accounting

The Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting provides a student with a sound foundation to pursue a career in public, private or governmental accounting.  Theories and practices are mastered in an environment that promotes ethical decision making.  

What can I do with this major?
Megan_4Public Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Cost Accounting
Income Tax Preparation

Program Highlights

  • Courses taught by faculty who have working world experience.
  • This is a comprehensive major and no minor is required, but can be taken on an optional basis.
  • Transfer credits are accepted from your previous college degree program.
  • Select courses offered in traditional day and/or accelerated evening and online formats.
  • Courses offered in the accelerated delivery format have specific entrance requirements and require foundation coursework.
  • Internships are available.

Student Testimonial

"I transferred to Silver Lake College between my sophomore and junior year, when I changed my major to accounting.  I appreciate the flexibility of my classes and professors." - Megan, Class of 2015


Thomas Kuenzi 


Kuenzi, a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has over 25 years of real world work experience in accounting, banking, and finance.  Kuenzi also has over 20 years of teaching experience.  Kuenzi emphasizes the practical application in the accounting, business, and finance coursework that he teaches.  Accounting is known as the "language of business" and Kuenzi strives for teaching excellence in preparing students for the real world in accounting and business fields.  He encourages and emphasizes to students the importance of internships for application of content knowledge and skills learned in the classroom.  Kuenzi holds the designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA).