Accounting & Information Systems

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Roncalli Hall 257
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825

Department Chair

Karen T. Cascini, Ph.D.
Professor of Accounting

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Tel: 203-371-7953
Fax: 203-365-7538
AIS@sacredheart.edu

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The effective use of financial information is vital for decision makers in business, industry, banking, government, education, law and many related fields. Individuals with a strong background in accounting and finance are in great demand for positions such as financial analysts, estate planners, investment counselors, market researchers, auditors, comptrollers and accounting managers.

The Accounting & Information Systems program is designed to meet both the short- and long-term needs of students who enter the accounting profession. The program meets the needs of students who plan to start a career after graduation or who plan to continue their education on the graduate level.

In the four major areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and taxation, accounting majors will:

  • Understand professional and regulatory requirements
  • Understand accounting concepts, principles, and theories 
  • Understand the various professional codes of ethics and current ethical issues
  • Understand internal accounting systems, controls, and reports for decision-making purposes
  • Understand how to use the concepts in practical applications and analyze the results
  • Develop an awareness of the career and graduate school opportunities available in the field of accounting, especially the requirements for the CPA, CMA, and CIA designations