Help
myBYUH

Accounting


Faculty


Department Chair

  • Rosalind "Rose" Ram (Interim Chair)

Academic Adviser

Professor

  • Chen, Jennifer C. (2005) B.S. 1999, Brigham Young University–Hawaii; M.S. 2001, University of Nevada—Las Vegas; Ph.D. 2005, University of Central Florida.

Assistant Professors

  • Nemrow, Joseph (2008) B.S. 1990, Brigham Young University; M.Acc. 1990, Brigham Young University.
  • Scanlan, Tialei (2017) B.S. 2012, Brigham Young University-Hawaii; M.B.A. 2015, University of Hawaii at Manoa.
  • Watkins, J. Brian (2011) B.S. 1992, Brigham Young University; M.Acc. 1993, Brigham Young University; JD, Brigham Young University, 1993.
  • White, Brent (2015) B.S. 1990, Brigham Young University; M.Acc. 1990, Brigham Young University.

Emeritus Faculty

  • Munson, Lloyd M. (1976-1996)

 

The Discipline


Accounting, known as the language of business, prepares students for positions in public accounting, private business, or for graduate study in accounting, administration, or business programs. The program is designed to develop communication skills and to enhance the student's ability to analyze and solve problems using various technologies in a dynamic accounting and business environment.

Career Opportunities


Accounting: The curriculum provides students with a broad business background and the opportunity to receive training in a wide variety of accounting areas including financial and managerial accounting, auditing, information systems, international accounting, and taxation.

Programs and Degrees


Program Outcomes


Upon completing a major in Accounting, students will:

  1. Demonstrate competence in core accounting knowledge.
  2. Demonstrate competence in general business principles.
  3. Communicate proficiently both orally and in writing in the English language in accounting situations.
  4. Understand the importance of ethics and standards in accounting careers.
  5. Understand international accounting standards.
  6. Work effectively with others to solve problems.
  7. Use critical thinking skills to solve accounting-related problems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency in using computer software in accounting contexts.
  9. Demonstrate understanding of accounting regulation using primary source documents.
  10. Learn independently and understand the importance of continuous learning.
Visit the Accounting department website