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Accounting

The mission of the Ferrum College business programs is to offer educational programs and activities that prepare business students both personally and professionally, for the managerial challenges of the global competitive environment, through individual and group work and through the blending of instruction and experiential learning.

Coursework in Accounting

The curriculum incorporates a variety of topics to prepare students for opportunities in the field of Accounting, and includes courses such as:

  • Economics
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Taxation
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Business Communication
  • Business Policy
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Management
  • Computer Applications
  • Business Law
  • International Finance
  • Marketing
  • Money and Banking


Related Clubs

There are over 50 clubs and organizations available to students at Ferrum College. These are specifically related to Accounting:

  • Accounting Club


Experiential & Hands-on Learning Opportunities

  • Tax Returns: As part of Ferrum College’s motto, “Not self, but others,” Accounting majors prepare tax returns for other students and low-income county residents, free of charge.
  • Internships: Students are strongly urged to explore career opportunities and to establish mentors through an internship.

 

What can I be with a major in Accounting?

A major in Accounting leads to traditional career paths, as well as less expected fields. For example:

  • You could be a(n) ...
  • Accountant/CPA
  • Auditor
  • Tax Specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • FBI Agent
  • Fraud Examiner
  • IRS Investigator
  • Professor

 

Accounting Faculty

Jason Sharp
Assistant Professor of Accounting
M.S., Michigan State University
Michigan Certified Public Accountant
Certified and Accredited Fraud Examiner
(540) 365-4386
jsharp@ferrum.edu | View Profile

Christine H. Stinson
Associate Professor of Accounting and Business
Program Coordinator of Accounting
B.S., Swarthmore College
M.A., College of William and Mary
M.B.A., University of Washington
Ph.D., University of Washington
Ph.D., Stanford University
(540) 365-4311
cstinson@ferrum.edu

David Sulzen
Associate Professor of Accounting and Director of Professional Studies
M.B.A., Georgia State University
Georgia Certified Public Accountant
(540) 365-4316
dsulzen@ferrum.edu

 


Find Out More

Contact Dr. Christine Stinson at cstinson@ferrum.edu

 
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