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Message from the Department Head

"The department also offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from MCC in Waco.

At the graduate level, the department offers pre-requisite and leveling courses in Accounting, Finance and Economics for all the graduate programs in the College of Business.

Our faculty is well-trained in their respective fields and very student-oriented. They are committed to providing the best possible educational experience possible so that the graduates are well-prepared to meet the demands of today’s challenging and competitive workforce.

We look forward to meeting and working with each of you."

Dr. Keldon Bauer
Department Head and Associate Professor

Programs Offered

The Department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics offers degrees in the following areas:


Graduating students from our department surveyed just prior to graduation have reported already having employment from:

  • American Select
  • City of Grapevine
  • Coburn & Walker, CPA
  • Economic Opportunities Advancement Corporation (EOAC) of Waco
  • First National Bank of Central Texas
  • FMC
  • Jaynes, Reitmeier, Boyd & Therrell, (JRBT) P.C
  • Personnel Services
  • Tarrant County
  • TechnipFMC
  • The Dwyer Group
  • Whitley Penn, LLP


  • Accountant
  • Accounts Receivable Representative
  • Financial Manager
  • General Accountant
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Staff Accountant
  • Tax Intern


The average starting starting salaries for students employed at the time of graduation in field was:

  • Accounting: $35,444
  • Finance: $35,000
  • Economics: No data reported.
  • MAcc: $50,887

*Source: The self-reported, first destination survey was administered over each graduation term in Spring, Summer, and Fall 2018.