Become a star in the Department of Accounting! Our accounting program is designed to prepare students to thrive in any number of careers within this increasingly complex and challenging profession. Our program maintains high standards and is separately accredited by AACSB, the premier business accrediting agency.

We offer a traditional four-year accounting major as well as the 150-hour professional accounting major at the undergraduate level.

At the graduate level, the department offers a Master of Accountancy degree that combines foundational knowledge with focus areas in audit, data analytics/information security and taxation as well as a Ph.D. concentration in accounting. 

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Main Campus, Business Building (BB), 4.01.12
Monday thru Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
210-458-4320

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Harrison Liu

Contact

Harrison Liu, Ph.D.

Interim Department Chair in Accounting, Associate Professor

Accounting

harrison.liu@utsa.edu

Department Profile

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Accounting Faculty

Sayed Akbari

Sayed Akbari

Assistant Professor of Practice, Accounting

Sharad Asthana

Sharad Asthana, Ph.D.

Professor, Accounting

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Joseph Bohac, J.D.

Lecturer, Accounting

Jeff Boone

Jeff Boone, Ph.D.

Professor, Accounting

Stacy Conrad

Stacy Conrad, MS, CPA

Assistant Professor of Practice, Accounting

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Jim Cox, CPA

Lecturer in Accounting, Dean's Office

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Patrick Lee, MSA, CPA

Assistant Professor of Practice, Graduate Advisor of Record - Masters of Accountancy, Accounting

Cheryl Linthicum

Cheryl L. Linthicum, Ph.D., CPA, CMA

Professor, Accounting

Harrison Liu

Harrison Liu, Ph.D.

Interim Department Chair in Accounting, Associate Professor, Accounting

Dennis Lopez

Dennis M. Lopez, Ph.D., CPA

Associate Professor, Accounting

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Juan Mao, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Accounting

Emeka Nwaeze

Emeka Nwaeze, Ph.D.

Professor, Accounting

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Teena Philip

Postdoctoral Fellow, Accounting

Marshall Pitman

Marshall K. Pitman, Ph.D., CPA, CMA

Professor, Accounting

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Gaye Preston, MPA, CPA

Lecturer I in Accounting, Accounting

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K.K. Raman, Ph.D.

Glenn L. & Sally P. Ramsdell Memorial Chair for Accounting, Professor, Accounting

Manuel Rodriguez

Manuel Rodriguez, J.D.

Lecturer, Accounting

Daniela Sanchez

Daniela Sanchez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Accounting

Juan Manuel Sanchez

Juan Manuel Sanchez, Ph.D.

Charlie and Ann Bohl Deacon Endowed Chair, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Success and Research, Professor, Accounting

Elaine Sanders, Ph.D.

Elaine Sanders, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Advisor of Record, Director of MACY/150 Hour Program, Accounting Internship Coordinator, Accounting

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Linda Vaello, MBA, CPA

Assistant Professor of Practice, Accounting

Shelly Ye

Zhongxia (Shelly) Ye, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Accounting

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Jennifer Yin, Ph.D., CPA

Professor, Ph.D. Advisor, Accounting

Chanyuan (Abigail) Zhang Parker

Abigail Zhang

Assistant Professor, Accounting

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Latest Accounting News

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November 1, 2023

UTSA Accounting Students Attend Deloitte Leadership Summit

Published by Alvarez College of Business

Seventeen accounting students from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA were selected to attend the Deloitte Making Accounting Diverse and Equitable (MADE) Leadership Summit at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas last month.

October 10, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month: Ana Rivera Fernandez

Published by Alvarez College of Business

UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

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August 7, 2023

College Mourns Loss of Faculty Member Pamela Smith

Published by Alvarez College of Business

Pamela C. Smith, associate dean of administration and professor of accounting in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Aug. 2 following a chronic health battle at the age of 52.