In addition to Muhlenberg's traditional education abroad programs, an international program has been designed especially for students enrolled in 会计, 业务, 经济学 和 金融. The program is offered through the Center for European Studies at the University of Maastricht in the Netherl和s 和 would generally be taken during the fall semester of the junior year (but fall semester enrollment during the senior year is possible). 在这个程序中, students attend courses in European 业务, 经济学, 和政治, taught in English. Besides deepening global 和 cultural awareness, students have opportunities to travel to France, 比利时, 和德国, all of which are less than thirty minutes away, 和 meet 业务 和 political leaders from those countries.
Participating students take three courses as a cohort 和, 另外, individually enroll in a fourth course selected from the University of Maastricht's regular (English language) course offerings. The three commonly enrolled courses have been approved by the faculty as Muhlenberg courses. These courses are listed below with the department's other regular course offerings. All 业务 or 经济学 courses enrolled by participating students may be used to satisfy major requirements. Early consultation with your faculty advisor is encouraged.
参观 Education Abroad website for more information.
Semester in Washington, D.C.
Students who select this program have opportunities for 会计 internships with public 会计 firms, 银行, government agencies, 和 not-for-profit organizations. In addition to the internship experience, the program includes seminars 和 field trips drawing on the special cultural 和 political resources available in Washington. Participants also experience living 和 working in our capital with students from other Lutheran colleges throughout the United States. Students frequently opt for this program during their junior or senior year or during the summer months.
会计: 150 Semester Hour Options
Many students choose to earn their bachelor degree in 会计 at Muhlenberg while simultaneously taking additional coursework to earn a certificate of 150 semester hours of education. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants 和 most state boards of accountancy require 150 semester hours of education prior to licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 采用这一选项, students graduate with an 会计 major with additional course units beyond the requirements for graduation. They accomplish this by taking internships for credit or additional courses during the summer or by enrolling in extra courses during the academic year. Students who desire to be licensed in Pennsylvania may chose from a broad range of courses. Those who plan to be licensed in a state other than Pennsylvania must carefully research 和 plan their coursework to meet licensing requirements in the state of their choice.
Muhlenberg also has an articulation agreement with Lehigh University's Master of Science in 会计 和 Information Analysis program. This allows students who carefully plan their coursework at Muhlenberg 和 who have strong academic records to be admitted into Lehigh's program as a fifth year of education.
会计: Internship 和 Mentoring Opportunities
会计, 业务, 和 经济学 Department has an extensive internship program that provides 会计 majors with a wide range of opportunities to gain valuable work experience. 实习 may be taken during the summer or during the students' junior or senior years 和 are available with Big Four professional services firms, regional CPA firms, major corporations, 和 local 业务es. Mentoring opportunities also exist with alumni, members of local professional organizations, 和 Big Four firms.
Students who plan to complete the 150 hour requirement, 出国留学, or participate in other special programs are encouraged to enroll ACT 101 Financial 会计 during the spring semester of their first year at Muhlenberg.