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
  • CONCENTRATIONS
  • 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 Services Practice
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 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 Internship Experience
Course Type ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 112
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 COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Instructor of Accounting
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Assistant Professor of Accounting
Accounting
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Assistant Professor of Accounting
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Assistant Professor of Accounting
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#1. Numerous internship possibilities 

#2. An active Accounting Club

#3. Online class flexibility

Accounting: 15 Credit Hours

  • ACC 341 Intermediate Accounting I 3 credit hours
  • ACC 342 Intermediate Accounting II 3 credit hours
  • Two approved Accounting electives: 6 Credit Hours
  • One approved business elective other than ACC: 3 Credit Hours

Health Care Management: 15 Credit Hours

  • HCM 301 Perspectives In Health Care Management 3 credit hours
  • HCM 440 Medical Ethics/Legal Aspects Of Health Care 3 credit hours
  • HCM 441 Financial Management Of Health Care Institutions 3 credit hours
  • Two approved business electives other than HCM: 6 Credit Hours

Information Technology Management : 15 Credit Hours

  • ITM 365 Management Of Information Technology 3 credit hours
  • ITM 370 Electronic Commerce 3 credit hours
  • ITM 460 Information Technology Project Management 3 credit hours
  • Two approved business electives other than ITM: 6 Credit Hours

Entrepreneurship: 15 Credit Hours

  • BAM 311 Business Ethics 3 credit hours

or

  • BAM 411 Business And Society 3 credit hours
  • BAM 480 Cooperative Internship Experience 3 credit hours
  • FIN 440 Financing New Ventures 3 credit hours
  • MGT 440 Entrepreneurship And Small Business Management 3 credit hours
  • One approved ACC, BAM, ECO, FIN, MGT or MKT Elective: 3 Credit Hours

Finance: 15 Credit Hours

  • Two approved business electives other than FIN: 6 Credit Hours Choose three of the following courses: 9 Credit Hours
  • FIN 209 Personal Finance 3 credit hours

or

  • FIN 309 Personal Financial Planning 3 credit hours
  • FIN 322 Investments 3 credit hours
  • FIN 348 Money And Capital Markets 3 credit hours
  • FIN 440 Financing New Ventures 3 credit hours
  • FIN 450 International Finance 3 credit hours
  • FIN 463 Financial Statement Analysis 3 credit hours International Business: 16 Credit Hours
  • One semester of a language: 4 Credit Hours
  • One approved business elective: 3 Credit Hours
  • BAM 470 International Business Environment 3 credit hours

or

  • ECO 342 Comparative Economic Systems 3 credit hours

or

  • MKT 470 Global Marketing 3 credit hours
  • BAM 329 Managing Cultural Differences 3 credit hours
  • FIN 450 International Finance 3 credit hours

Management: 15 Credit Hours

  • Three management courses above MGT 302 : 9 Credit Hours
  • Two approved business electives other than MGT, at lease one at 300/400 level: 6 Credit Hours

Marketing: 15 Credit Hours

  • Three marketing courses above MKT 310 : 9 Credit Hours
  • Two approved business electives other than MKT, at least one at 300/400 level: 6 Credit Hours

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

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