Accounting

Dr. Delvin Seawright

 

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, Lamar University has changed admissions policies for students applying for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 terms. Changes for the College of Business include:

Freshman/Transfer Student

  • All Application fees are waived
  • Admission is test optional-- SAT/ACT score is not required.  Admission decisions will evaluate the applicant holistically reviewing entire application
  • High school seniors with 18 or more hours of dual credit and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher are automatically admitted
  • Unofficial transcripts are accepted

Graduate

  • GRE/GMAT is temporarily waived (until further notice) for MBA and MS-MIS applicants
  •  Separate application for GRE/GMAT waiver is not necessary
  • GRE/GMAT testing options are available remotely
  • Automatic admission for Applicants with a GPA of 2.5 or higher from their last 60 hours of undergraduate or combined undergraduate/graduate coursework

International

  • To assist international students with a remote testing option,  English Proficiency test score reports from Duolingo are accepted

Accounting

What is accounting?

Accounting is recording, sorting, retrieving, summarizing, and presenting financial transactions in various reports and analyses.

Is accounting the right fit for me? 

  • Are you organized?
  • Do you have great time management skills?
  • Are you creative?
  • Are you a problem solver?

Where do Lamar University's accounting graduates work?

The Big Four International Accounting Firms -
Deloitte
KPMG
PwC
Ernst & Young

Top ranked international firms –
BDO
Grant Thornton
Andersen Tax

Top Houston firms –
Weinstein Spira
Melton & Melton
MaloneBailey

Local & Regional firms –
Axley & Rode
Edgar, Kiker & Cross
Cavett, Turner & Wyble
Wathen, DeShong & Juncker

Other -
City of Beaumont
Jefferson County
Diocese of Beaumont
Ford Park
Conn’s
Huntsman
ExxonMobil

Accounting Newsletter

Courses

What are some of the courses I might take? 

Introduction to Auditing 

Cost Accounting 

Systems and Practice Applications 

Taxation Accounting 

Degree Course Requirements

Careers

What kind of path will I take after graduation?

Upon graduation students will have the foundation they need to do well in any masters of accounting program. Students with the end goal of being a certified public accountant will need to pursue a higher degree. A bachelors of business administration in accounting is a great stepping stone for law school students or students planning to start a business. 

Find out more about the Masters of Science in Accounting and the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Exam

Those who continue their education become

  • Chief Financial Officers

  • Accountants
  • Teachers

  • Researchers

  • Comptrollers

  • Criminal Investigators

  • Estate/Financial Planners

  • Strategic Advisors

  • Consultants

  • Planners

  • Chief Executive Officers

 

Faculty

MEET THE FACULTY

Your Department Chair 

Dr. Ricardo ColonDr. Gisele Moss
Professor and Interim Department Chair

Phone:(409) 880-8616
Email: mossgj@lamar.edu

Office: Galloway Business Building Room 226

Ph.D.   Louisiana State University
M.B.A.   Lamar University
B.B.A.   Stephen F. Austin State University
Certified Public Accountant