Nov 23, 2020  
University Catalog 2019-2020 
University Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Accounting

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Simpson Tower F517
Phone: (323) 343-5256

The Department of Accounting offers an undergraduate option in Accounting for the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, a minor in Accounting, a certificate program in Accounting, a graduate option in Accounting for the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master  of Science (MS) degree in Accountancy. Students who are pursuing the various programs prepare for careers in public accounting, serving clients professionally in the areas of financial accounting, cost accounting, auditing, taxes, and systems, or managerial accounting dealing with the functions of the controller in business, industry and government. The MS degree in Accountancy also prepares students for doctoral study or research positions. The Department of Accounting is one of the largest academic departments in the University. Graduates of its various programs hold positions of prominence in major accounting organizations.

The Faculty

Professors:  Rafik Elias, Haihong He, El-Hussein El-Masry, Kathryn A. Hansen (Chair), Marianne L. James, J. Gregory Kunkel , Dong-Woo Lee.
Associate Professors:  David I. Hossain, Richard Tinwah Lau, Edward L. Monsour.
Assistant Professors:  Gretchen Lawrie, Lucy Zhao.
Emeriti:  Adnan M. Abdeen, Emily C. Chang, Cheryl A. Cruz, Jim D. Donohoo, Rick Stephan Hayes, Leonard W. Hein, Chor Tin Lau, Peter P. Lockett, Frederic E. Mints, Dennis M. Murphy, Leslie Jane Park, Ronald L. Pierce, D. Lynn Rans, William B. Schneider, Ralph S. Spanswick, Alvin E. Tuohino, Hugh E. Warren, Robert G. Zahary.

Programs for this Department

Undergraduate Major
Business Administration, B.S.: Option in Accounting 

Undergraduate Minor
Minor in Accounting 

Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Accounting
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting 

Graduate Major
Accounting, M.S.  

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