OUR MISSION
The Department of Accounting provides quality undergraduate and graduate accounting education that develops the knowledge, skills, and ethical awareness to succeed in a broad range of accounting and business careers and establishes a foundation for life-long learning.

We fulfill our mission through the following:
STUDENTS
Providing a curriculum that allows pursuit of a wide range of career opportunities and professional certifications.
Fostering an understanding of ethical, technological, and corporate social responsibility issues facing the accounting profession.
Developing problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills.
Serving other disciplines with an exposure to basic accounting concepts.

FACULTY
Providing resources to enhance student learning.
Promoting research activities which lead to journal publications and other intellectual contributions that complement our educational initiatives.
Supporting professional development through participation in regional and national academic and professional activities.
Encouraging service to the University, the College, the Department, and the profession.
ORGANIZATIONS
Partnering with area accounting professionals and other stakeholders to develop mutually beneficial relationships.
Providing career development opportunities for current and future leaders in the accounting profession.
Promoting regional economic development.

 

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SYED HARUN
Department Chair

 

 

 

 

GILBERT BARRERA

Assistant Professor

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NANCY BATCH

Lecturer

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DENNIS ELAM

Associate Professor

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XINGYUAN FEI

Assistant Professor

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RICHARD GREEN

Associate Professor

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SYED HARUN

Professor

syed.harun@tamusa.edu

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JESUS JIMENEZ-ANDRADE

Assistant Professor

jesus.jimenez@tamusa.edu

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TAEGOO KANG

Assistant Professor

tkang@tamusa.edu

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BEU ‘EVE’ LEE

Assistant Professor

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MISSION LINKAGE 1

GOAL A

DISCIPLINARY COMPETENCE, KNOWLEDGE INTEGRATION

Providing curriculum that allows students to pursue a wide range of career opportunities in accounting.

Objective 1

Demonstrate knowledge of core accounting disciplines.

Objective 2

Demonstrate knowledge of core business disciplines.

 

 

MISSION LINKAGE 2

GOAL B

ETHICS, TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCY, DIVERSITY, CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Fostering an understanding of ethical, technological, and corporate social responsibility issues facing the accounting profession. 

 

 

 

Objective 3

Demonstrate awareness of current ethical issues in accountancy and respond appropriately.

Objective 4

Effectively utilize accounting and business software applications.

Objective 5

Demonstrate awareness of current diversity and international issues in accountancy

Objective 6

Demonstrate awareness of corporate social responsibilities.

 

 

MISSION LINKAGE 3

GOAL C

RESEARCH, CRITICAL THINKING, PROBLEM SOLVING, COMMUNICATION

Developing students' problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. 

 

 

Objective 7

Effectively conduct research pertinent to accounting issues and problems and critically analyze the research finding.

Objective 8

Use appropriate communication styles understandable to diverse audiences.