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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Accounting


Accounting

Faculty

Douglas M. Boyle, D.B.A., C.P.A., C.M.A., Chair, Doctorate in Business Administration Director
James F. Boyle, D.B.A., C.P.A., Master in Accountancy Director
Brian W. Carpenter, Ph.D., C.M.A.
Robyn Lawrence, Ph.D., C.M.A.
Daniel P. Mahoney, Ph.D., C.P.A., C.F.E., C.M.A.
Amanda S. Marcy, C.P.A.
David Salerno, Ph.D., C.P.A.
Ashley L. Stampone, C.P.A.

Overview

In today’s ever-expanding world of international commerce, it is important to be fluent in the language of business. Indeed, accounting is defined as “the language of business.” Today’s accounting professionals are in great demand, and new and exciting niches, including fraud examination/forensic accounting and accounting information systems, are developing within the profession. In short, there has never been a better – or more exciting – time to consider a career in accounting.

The Accounting Department at The University of Scranton strives for continuous improvement so that the program responds to the changing needs and demands of the global business world. Program options include a four-year accounting degree, a five-year combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Business Administration degree, a five-year combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Accountancy degree a minor in accounting and a minor in accounting information systems. Within the four-year program and the combined BS/Master programs, students may opt to complete either the General Accounting track, the Forensic Accounting track or the Accounting Information Systems track.

The success of the University’s accounting graduates is demonstrated by their job placements. Alumni are employed by Big Four, regional and local public accounting firms and by many notable firms in private industry, as well as by governmental and not-for-profit organizations. Qualified students have opportunities for on-the-job training through internships.


Affiliated Programs

For information on International Business, a program affiliated with the Department of Accounting, visit International Business, BS .


Course Information

Courses for Accounting are listed under the prefixes ACC and ACC/IB.  For more information these and all courses offered, visit our Course Descriptions  page.


Click here for information on the Accelerated Master's Degree and Combined Baccalaureate/Master's Degree Programs .


For more information about the Accounting department, visit its website.