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Is it worth taking an extra semester(summer) to major in Finance or Accounting?

I can graduate with a Business Administration major after two semesters, but I think it would be hard to find a decent job with this degree, especially in this economy. I can graduate with a major in either Finance or Accounting, if I take summer semester. So, do you guys think it's worth taking an extra semester to major in Finance or Accounting? If yes, what is a better major in terms of finding a decent job?

Asked By: KthxBai - 6/26/2011
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Answered By: George - 6/26/2011
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Either is good. But if you look at any of the analyses of recent job's, accounting is always in the top 5. I'm a current senior accounting major myself. You'll want to become a CPA though if you follow through with it. And remember, if you did just decent in the lower level accounting courses then this major is not for... More
Answered By: ShugKnight22 - 6/26/2011
 
Go ahead with your finance degree
Answered By: Muralidharan R - 6/26/2011
 
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