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Accounting at St. Mary’s

Professor of accounting teaching

What is Accounting?

Accounting is the recording, measurement and communication of financial transactions. Accountants determine the financial health of organizations, from assets to liabilities to cash flow.

Many Accounting majors take the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination, which requires completion of 150 credit hours as well as course work in specific areas. Most undergraduate degrees in Texas do not satisfy all the requirements for the CPA exam.

Degree Plans

The B.B.A. in Accounting at St. Mary’s fulfills 120 credit hours and satisfies 24-27 hours of the 30 credit hours of required upper-division Accounting course work. It also satisfies all exam requirements for business-related courses.

Accounting Classes

Our ethics, research and communications courses are approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

Course highlights include:

  • Auditing
  • Personal Income Tax
  • Research in Federal Taxation

Find all course descriptions and degree requirements:

Career Opportunities

The Accounting program at St. Mary’s prepares students for numerous career opportunities including forensic accountants or fraud examiners, financial accountants, auditors, information system auditors, management or corporate accountants, and tax accountants. 

Internships and Employers

Students in the Accounting program have obtained internships and job opportunities at the following organizations, among many others:

  • ATKG
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Ernst & Young
  • Frost Bank
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Prudential Financial
  • Valero Energy

Learn more about Accounting at St. Mary’s

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