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