The mission of the Department of Accounting and Finance is to provide a high-quality learning experience in accounting education enhanced by faculty scholarship. The academic and related programs of the Department are designed to provide students with the technical skills and ethical values required for a variety of accounting careers. These programs also provide opportunities for the development of the communication, critical thinking, and analytical, interpersonal, and technological skills required for life-long learning and competitive performance in a diverse and global economic environment.
To meet its mission, the Department of Accounting and Finance offers two undergraduate degrees, the Bachelor of Science in Accounting and the Bachelor of Science in Finance. For many years, these degrees has led to professional certification and career success for many aspiring accountants. The Department also offers an Accounting concentration within the Master of Science in Management. This degree provides an ideal choice for students seeking an advanced degree with an accounting emphasis or desiring to obtain the 150 semester hours of course work required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). For more information on these programs, please contact Dr. Kevin L. James, Chair, at 336-334-7581 or firstname.lastname@example.org.