Overview

Accounting majors receive an education that is more than the sum of its parts: Grounded in the liberal arts, students prepare for meaningful lives of leadership and service in the global marketplace.

Majors continue on to a fifth year in Trinity’s Graduate Accounting Program, earning a Master of Science in Accounting.

Fast Facts
  • AACSB accredited
  • 90% of qualified majors hold paid internships with global public accounting firms
AACSB Accredited

 


What You'll Study

Excel at analytics, grasp legal frameworks, understand ethical implications


Faculty

Guiding the future of accounting

Our experienced faculty bring a data-driven approach to the classroom, while ensuring all students get the personal guidance they need to excel. Courses are carefully curated to line up with requirements for future employers and graduate programs, and to ensure success on the CPA exam.

Julie Persellin
Julie Persellin, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Associate Professor
Ashley Douglass
Ashley Douglass, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Amy Holmes
Amy Holmes, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Jared Koreff
Jared Koreff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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John Daniel Rice, J.D.
Associate Professor
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Marcia Watson, Ph.D.
Jesse H. Jones Professor of Business

Student Opportunities

Get an insider track through paid internships at global firms

Scholarships

Texas Society of CPAs

Texas CPAs and accounting organizations provide hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to students pursuing...

Study Abroad

Business-focused Trinity Study Abroad programs in Europe and Asia include International Business Summer School in Beijing, case studies in Vietnam and...

Service-Learning

Accounting majors have opportunities for paid, for-credit internships and senior year internships.


When You Graduate

Stand out from the crowd

Majors are prepared for a fifth year in Trinity’s Graduate Accounting program, armed with strong undergraduate experience and directly-applicable pre-reqs. Their problem-solving skills, stemming from the liberal arts, helps them stand out from the crowd.

Careers

Tigers have flourished in accounting careers at major, global firms, creating a strong, international network of connections. The liberal arts background of Trinity's undergraduate students has always been deemed desirable by potential employers (including the Big Four) that recruit Trinity's accounting majors each year, with graduates being known for their versatile knowledge base, and as good communicators with clients and colleagues.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Business
  • Law
  • Uniform-certified Public Accountant Examination

Career Areas:

  • Business
  • Government
  • Nonprofit sector

    Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

    • Accenture
    • Apple
    • Bank of America
    • BearingPoint
    • Big Four accounting firms
    • Citigroup
    • Dell
    • Microsoft
    • Proctor & Gamble

     


    Take the next step

    Have more questions or want more information? Learn more about becoming a Tiger, and how you can accelerate what’s next for your education.