World of Accounting
The World of Accounting is the perfect way for incoming freshmen intending to major in accounting, business, math, or actuarial
science to explore the possibility of a career in accounting.
As a member of the World of Accounting you will live with other incoming freshmen who share your interest in accounting. You can study together, attend social and co-curricular programming together, and have a supportive network of peers right from the start. Friendships form quickly in L-LCs!
The World of Accounting will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend accounting themed events together.
Fall 2016 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Accounting
Economics 110: Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Sociology 115: Introduction to Sociology
Spring 2017 L-LC Courses
Your spring L-LC courses, which you will take together as a community, will be finalized mid-fall. Seats will be reserved for you in each designated L-LC course.
Examples of co-curricular events:
- Meetings with representatives from the Big Four accounting firms
- Résumé building, networking, and interview skills workshops
- Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
- Guest speakers
- Presentations on finding and securing internships opportunities
As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends right from the start!
Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!
World Ambassadors: "Learn the ropes" from peers selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain an engaged member of your L-LC throughout your freshman year, you could be a World Ambassador your sophomore year!
Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upper-class/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.
Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Accounting Lead Faculty: Professor Mark Hughes
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Tuesdays 11:45am-12:40pm
Academic Advisor: John Donoghue
World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as your World's Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC in October to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
Eligibility: The World of Accounting is open to intended accounting, business (direct admits included), math, and actuarial science majors.
The World of Accounting is possible thanks to generous funding from Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ PwC INQuiries Grant Program.