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Accounting

Accounting

One of the greatest adventures I've had thus far in life was traveling to London for study abroad. The class I took was educational, but I believe I learned the most just by traveling to a foreign country by myself. This was a huge step for me.
Kaitlin Ludwig ’12
Cost engineer/Project accountant, Lee Kennedy Co., Boston, Mass.
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  • About: Accounting
  • Meet the Accounting Faculty
  • 3 Things: Accounting
  • Internships
  • Online Accounting
  • Careers
  • Clubs & Organizations

Accounting students at SHU will learn the following principles:

  • Apply accounting knowledge in various managerial situations including preparing financial reports in contribution format. 
  • Communicate report analysis conclusions both verbally and in writing. 
  • Analyze financial data prepared in contribution format and use to make decisions about new and existing products. 
  • Continue introduction of business ethics. 

  • The Accounting program is housed in the Business and Management Division. Students will earn a Bachelor's of Business Administration (BBA) degree.

    BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

    AT A GLANCE

    Graduates experience high placement rates in graduate schools and competitive accounting jobs. The program prepares students for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams.

    Course Type
    Required Credit Hours
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Required Credit Hours 32Credit Hours
    Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
    Required Credit Hours 27Credit Hours
    Course Type LIBERAL ARTS
    Required Credit Hours 29Credit Hours
    Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
    Required Credit Hours 32Credit Hours
    Total for major
    120Credit Hours
    Course Name
    Course Type
    Credit Hours
    Course Name Business Communications or Managerial Communications
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Intro to Information Systems
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Legal Environment of Business
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Macroeconomics
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Management Principles/Cases
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Marketing Principles/Cases
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Microeconomics
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Statistics & Society
    Course Type COGNATE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Accounting Information Systems
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name CO-OP Work Experience
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 112
    Course Name Federal Tax-Business Entities
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Financial Statement Analysis
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Fraud Examination
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Special Topics
    Course Type ELECTIVE
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Adv Accounting/Not For Pro-fit
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Auditing
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Federal Taxation-Individual
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Intermediate Accounting I
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Intermediate Accounting II
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Managerial Cost Accounting
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Course Name Prin of Accounting II
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 4
    Course Name Principles of Accounting I
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 4
    Course Name Managerial Finance
    Course Type REQUIRED
    Credit Hours 3
    Professor of Accounting
    Accounting
    Adrian
    517-264-7859
    Instructor of Accounting
    Online Learning
    #1. Numerous internship possibilities 

    #2. An active Accounting Club

    #3. Online class flexibility

    Learn about internship opportunities in the Business Administration program.

    NOTE: Internships apply to Adrian campus undergraduate students only.

    About Internships

    The heart of the internship is the success the intern achieves in encountering and solving real-life problems in a professional workplace setting.

    The SHU business internship program provides the following benefits:

    • Help to provide students with relevant work experience, which is key to securing a job upon graduation.
    • While not required, internship credit can be applied to the major requirements.
    • Paid internships help defray educational costs for the student.
    • Students develop a digital portfolio of their internship project to share with prospective employers.

    Our students have interned at numerous companies, including:

    • Anderson Corp.
    • Croswell Opera House
    • Enterprise
    • First Federal Bank
    • Greenstone Farm Credit
    • Kapnick Insurance
    • Kraft Foods
    • NBC Toledo Channel 24
    • The Palace of Auburn Hills
    • Promedica Health Systems
    • WLEN Radio
    • Wacker Silicones
     

    The online Accounting program has added many new classes with the transition over to the Canvas learning system.

    Experience true online collaboration, including virtual meeting times and full instructor access. Share real-life experiences as well as learn from the latest curriculum.

    It is now possible to earn a full accounting degree online, as well as an accelerated degree, with Siena Heights University!

    Learn about the career opportunities you can have with a degree in Business Administration.

    When you graduate with a BBA degree from Siena Heights University you are prepared for the following business careers:

    • Account Executive
    • Arts Administrator
    • Benefits Coordinator
    • Customer Relations Specialist
    • Financial Planner
    • Marketing Manager
    • Product Manager
    • Media Buyer
    • Advertising Manager
    • Public Relations Coordinator
    • Operations Manager
    • Project Manager
    • Small Business Owner
    • Sales Manager
    • Social Entrepreneur
    • Training Specialist

    Learn more about the Business Management Association (BMA) campus club.

    The Business Management Association (BMA) is a campus club that welcomes students interested in business (from accounting to entrepreneurship, from international studies to marketing). The club serves three major purposes: education, service, and social enrichment.

    Volunteering as a club officer provides students the additional opportunity to develop, strengthen and apply leadership skills.

    Additional Info

    Degree:

    • Associate of Arts
    • Bachelor of Business Adm

    Division:

    • Division of Business and Management

    Location(s):