Accounting, Economics and Finance
The ASU Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance is more than numbers and formulas—it is about teaching students the skills and real-world knowledge they need to succeed in their careers. These strengths help the department and its students achieve their goals.
All programs offered in the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Classes in the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance are relatively small and are taught by faculty members and professionals with advanced degrees. Undergraduate business students also have the opportunity to enroll in an accelerated Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.Ac.) program that allows them to finish both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in five years.
Professors in the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance use lecture and discussion methods of teaching and have regular office hours for students with additional needs or questions. The department’s faculty also bring to the classroom real-world job experience in their specializations. International faculty from countries such as India, Jordan and Turkey offer students a world view of business.
Departmental faculty also devote time to research projects on topics ranging from the European Union finance structure to critical reasoning in accounting curricula.
Courses in the department teach accounting and finance majors the information they need to be relevant in today’s job market. Economics courses are offered to support all business majors. While accounting students may seek jobs as certified public accountants or company treasurers, finance students can venture into banking careers or real estate professions. ASU students also have access to the Career Development Center to help in their job searches.
For more information, call 325-942-2046.