Southeaster Louisiana University

Department of Accounting and Finance

Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Accounting program at Southeastern Louisiana University is to help our students, who are mainly from southeastern Louisiana, build a better future for themselves and the communities in which they ultimately serve. Through excellent instruction provided by a qualified faculty, students are exposed to accounting concepts and practices that provide them with knowledge based for successful entry into the profession.

The Accounting Program has two secondary purposes. The first purpose is to enable the faculty to advance accounting knowledge, particularly knowledge related to pedagogy and business practice, through research and other forms of inquiry. The second purpose is to give faculty an opportunity to provide service to Southeastern Louisiana University, the College of Business, the Department of Accounting and Finance, the broader accounting related community, and the region in which Southeastern is located.



Goal 1: Students will have the technical accounting knowledge and skills necessary for successful careers in accounting.
Goal 2: Students will recognize ethical dimensions in accounting issues and practice.
Goal 3: Students will have the ability to effectively analyze and solve accounting
Goal 4: Students will have effective communication skills.
Goal 5: Students will have an understanding of global issues as they relate to accounting.



Contact Us

Department of Accounting and Finance
Office: GARR Room 61
Phone: (985) 549-2052
Fax: (985) 549-2891

Address:SLU Box 10468
Hammond, LA 70402

Spring 2014 Hours

Mon-Thurs: 7:30a to 5:00p
Fridays: 7:30a to 12:30p

Department Head:

Dr. William R. Simpson