2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting


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Faculty

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


Undergraduate Programs and Requirements

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

Data Analytics 
Professional Sales  
Social Entrepreneurship  
Sports Marketing  

Joint Degree (Undergraduate+Graduate)
Professional Accountancy Program (B.S.B.A. in Accounting/M.Acc.)  


The Department of Accounting 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 data analytics, 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

    MajorJoint-Degree (Undergrad+Graduate)

    Courses

      AccountingBusiness Administration

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