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 2013 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Accounting
Economics 110: Principles of Economics I: Microeconomics
Sociology 115: Introduction to Sociology
Spring 2014 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
- Game nights and Trivia Nights
- Guest speakers
- Career Services presentations on finding and securing internships opportunities
- Community service
As a member of an L-LC you will have a built in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!
Friends: Study, socialize, and attend campus events 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 a peer selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students.
World Ambassador(s): To be named in May 2013.
Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upperclass/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.
World of Accounting Community Assistant(s): To be named in August 2013.
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
L-LC Council: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot on the Living-Learning Community Student Council by being a leader in your L-LC! Council members are elected by the L-LC to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.
World of Accounting Council Member(s): Your name could be here by October of next 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.