The accounting curriculum, embedded in the liberal arts, focuses on developing students’ analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and emphasizes the integration of theory and its practical application. Students are strongly encouraged to extend their learning beyond the classroom setting through course projects in the field, internships and study abroad.
Our graduates serve in leadership positions in for profit and not for profit settings, including a wide range of industry, financial, governmental and healthcare organizations. Our alumni have pursued a variety of graduate programs, including accounting and finance, business, international management, public policy and law to name a few.
The economics major is s sought-after area of study for students who want to develop critical thinking skills through the study of economic theory and its application to important issues such as unemployment, inflation, taxation, economic development, international trade and economic inequality. Our curriculum, embedded in the liberal arts, focuses on developing students' analytical, critical thinking and communication skills and emphasizes the integration of theory and its practical application.
Hiram students are accustomed to taking charge, running projects and events, and making adjustments or changes as needed. They are quick thinkers and and want to contribute to our global society in meaningful ways through their professional and personal lives. The management major is a good match for many students, as it is designed for students who expect to hold managerial positions in large or small organizations.
Hiram's accounting majors are some of the best and the brightest. For students interested in becoming Certified Public Accountants, Hiram offers a distinctive program to ensure that state requirements for CPA certification are fulfilled.
Good communication is a key component to all business and personal relationships, and a communication degree helps students learn to effectively convey information, both verbally and in writing. At Hiram, students learn that clear and concise
communication is essential to building and maintaining internal and external relationships, conveying ideas, building discourse between cultures and marketing goods and services to the public.
Math majors have an undeniable love for solving complex numeric problems and finding real-world uses for their efforts. The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to provide a challenging and rigorous undergraduate education in mathematics to include a demanding set of course requirements and extensive mentoring by faculty on academic topics, careers and graduate education.
Hiram students are focused, bold and idea-driven. They fiercely pursue their passions for study and life, and often with an entrepreneurial pursuit in mind. In that same spirit, Hiram has purposely designed the entrepreneurship minor to pair with any major offered. It’s no wonder that entrepreneurship is the most popular minor on campus!