Accounting

Ricardo Colon

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

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

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 stepstone 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. Giselle MossDr. Gisele Moss
Professor and Department Chair

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

Office: Galloway Business Building Room 236

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