Accounting

“My experiences at the School of Business at Chowan University consisted of amazing faculty members who genuinely care about their students and their students’ success, friendly classmates with whom long-term bonds can be created, and a culture that is both academically and personally rewarding. I am still in constant contact with my former professors and classmates.” – Shafiq Kuttab, Class of 2013, B.S. in Business Administration, Concentrations in Accounting and Information Systems, Minor in Management

Welcome to Accounting

Chowan University’s School of Business can prepare you for a successful career in an important field with growing demand – accounting. In addition, accounting is one of the most secure employment opportunities. Everyone needs an accountant, including individuals, businesses, and even countries.

Our graduates pursue careers in public accounting, managerial accounting, financial advisory services, and banking. Our comprehensive coursework results in graduates with a depth of knowledge in the fundamental facets of this important field.

Accountants are the scorekeepers in business. Whether you’re interested in a career with a large public accounting firm or a small business, the School of Business can provide you with the background you need to for an accounting career. 

Required Courses

Accounting Concentration Required Courses:

Management Accounting
Income Tax Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Advanced Accounting
Auditing
Special Topics in Accounting or Independent Study in Accounting or Internship in Accounting

Accounting Minor Required Courses:

Principles of Microeconomics OR Principles of Macroeconomics
Analytical Computing for Business
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Two additional Accounting courses at the 300 or 400 level

Faculty

Gladys DeJesus, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Economics
Thomas Eisenmenger. MBA
Instructor in Information Systems
Audrey Griffin, PhD
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Management
Mary Ann Howell, MBA
Instructor in Information Systems
Linda L. Miles, PhD
Dean, School of Business; Colgate W. Darden, Jr., Professor of Finance
Kevin Misenheimer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Management
Hunter Taylor, MBA
Instructor in Business Administration
Patsy Taylor, MAEd
Associate Professor of Marketing
Shannon Williams, MBA, CPA
Associate Professor of Accounting