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School of Business Town hall meeting

Wednesday, November 20th, at 8:30am to 11:00am in the NWCC. All business classes will be cancelled.

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School of Business, OM 379
Saint Martin's University
5000 Abbey Way SE
Lacey, WA 98503


Accounting is a descriptive/analytical discipline that provides quantitative information critical to management decision-making. The accounting department offers a variety of courses to prepare graduates for responsible positions in private practice, corporate accounting and governmental service.

Saint Martin's University is committed of its liberal arts heritage and students majoring in accounting are trained not only to be technically competent in their major, but to be well-rounded professionals. All Saint Martin's students take the University's general education requirements. Accounting students begin by taking 15 semester hours of foundation courses. This is followed by 33 semester hours of a common professional component and 24 semester hours of requirements for completion of the major.

The University's accounting program provides:

  • A rigorous yet supportive educational environment.
  • Exposure to all functional areas of business and economics.
  • Faculty members with extensive experience as educators and as business professionals.
  • Small classes, allowing students to receive more individual attention.
  • Necessary class, library, computer and study environment to support the program.
  • A strong liberal arts component that broadens career options and the possibility of professional advancement.
  • Extra-curricular activities, competitions and other informal learning and networking opportunities for accounting students.