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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting and Finance


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Faculty

Professor Miranda Lam, Chairperson

Professors: Jayanti Bandyopadhyay, Raminder Luther, Paul McGee

Associate Professors: Douglas Chene, Hongtao Guo, Sanjay Jain, Sanjay Kudrimoti, John Purisky, Norbert Tschakert

Assistant Professors: Zlatinka Blaber

Faculty Emeriti

Professors: David M. Jacobson, John Lannan, Douglas A. Larson

Associate Professors: William T. Appleyard, Kathy J. Dow, Carolyn J. Ryan, Gordon L. Spangler

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Concentrations

Accounting 
Finance 
Corporate Finance - Accounting   

Minor

Accounting  

The Accounting Concentration provides a strong foundation to help prepare students for careers in public accounting, corporate accounting, and graduate school. In addition to providing a comprehensive accounting education, this concentration provides core business skills including analytic and communication; and important opportunities for leadership, interaction with professional accounting organizations, internships, and community service. Completion of the Accounting Concentration will satisfy the education requirements to sit for the CPA exam.

The Finance Concentration provides students with a broad understanding of financial concepts and equips them with analytical, critical thinking, and decision making tools. Students concentrating in finance learn to conduct investment analysis, stocks and bonds valuation, business valuation, currency risk and hedging analysis, cash and working capital management, and long-term financial planning. The program prepares students to pursue financial management careers in domestic and multinational corporations and financial institutions.

The Corporate Finance - Accounting Concentration is a cross-functional program designed to prepare students for the rapidly evolving world of corporate finance. Students in this concentration acquire a broad understanding of both accounting and financial concepts. They learn to conduct detail accounting entries, business valuation, risk analysis, cash and working capital management, long-term financial planning, and financial statements analysis. This program equips students to succeed in corporate accounting and financial management careers where they need both a solid background in finance and a thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

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