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  Sep 19, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year

Accounting and Management Information Systems


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Faculty

Alan Blankley, Chair, Professor of Accounting
Lowell S. Broom, Professor of Accounting
Aundrea Kay Guess, Professor of Accounting
Cynthia F. Lohrke, Professor of Accounting
James P. Reburn, Professor of Accounting
William H. Belski, Associate Professor of Accounting
Michelle R. Newberry, Instructor

Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

Majors

Accounting Major (B.S.B.A.)  with an optional concentration:

Professional Sales Concentration  
Social Entrepreneurship Concentration 
Sports Marketing Concentration  

Joint Degree

Professional Accountancy Program (B.S.B.A./M.Acc.)  

The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems offers a major in accounting that leads to the bachelor of science in business administration (B.S.B.A.) degree. In addition, students can earn a concentration in professional sales, social entrepreneurship, or sports marketing. The department also offers coursework leading to the master of accountancy (M.Acc.) degree.

The department also offers a special joint degree, leading to a B.S.B.A. in accounting initially, but ultimately to a master of accountancy. This program is only available to students enrolled as undergraduates pursuing a B.S.B.A. in accounting at Samford and is designed to allow students to earn both a B.S.B.A. degree in accounting and master of accountancy degree upon completion of 150 credits.

Student Objectives

B.S.B.A. in Accounting: Graduates will be prepared to pursue a professional career as a CPA, CMA, CIA, auditor, tax accountant, or other positions requiring accounting credentials.

B.S.B.A. in Accounting/Master of Accountancy: Graduates will be prepared to pursue a professional career as a CPA, CMA, CIA, auditor, tax accountant, or other positions requiring a graduate degree and/or professional certification. Graduates of this program will have met the requirements necessary to sit for the CPA exam in Alabama.

Programs

    MajorProfessional

    Courses

      Accounting - UndergraduateBusiness Administration - Undergraduate

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