Orie E. Barron
Professor of Accounting, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP Research Fellow in Accounting, Director
Professor Barron is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association and has been invited to make presentations at the American Accounting Association Annual Meetings and the Annual International Symposium for Forecasting. He serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Reviewand as an ad hoc reviewer for The Accounting Review, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Accounting Research, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. Professor Barron has conducted seminars at several universities.
Financial disclosure and its regulation. Trading volume. Analysts forecasts. Auditing.
Ph D, Accounting, University of Oregon, 1993
CERT, CPA, Washington State, 1988
MBA, Business Administration, Regent University, 1984
BA, Management & Technology, Western Washington University, 1981
ACCTG 494 – Research Project (Variable)
Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
ACCTG 494H – Acctg Sr Hon Thes (3)
Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis. ACCTG 494H Research Project (1-6) ACCTG 494H, Senior Honors Thesis in Accounting - Investigation of an original problem area associated with accounting, including literature review. A thesis topic must be approved and a thesis supervisor must be identified before the course may be scheduled. Students sign up for three credits in each of their last two semesters for a total of six credits.
ACCTG 501 – Res Meth Acctg (3)
An introduction to the methods and techniques of contemporary research in accounting.
BA 412 – Honors Int and Res (3)
The integration of the business core into a detailed financial, strategy and market analysis of actual companies selected by student teams. BA 412H Honors Integration and Research (2-3 credits)The purpose of this course is to assist students in developing their Schreyer Honors Thesis. It proceeds by exposing students to research conducted within the various business majors; the research conducted by prior honors students; and having student teams conduct research or contemporary businesses and industries. Typical readings include materials related to evaluating an actual company, prior Schreyer Honors theses, contemporary business articles, prior course projects and supporting academic literature. Written company analyses and oral presentations are made by the teams.
ACCTG 597D – Acctg Research Methods (1)
Continuation of ACCTG 501 where different accounting research methods are discussed to give new students an idea of what research areas are available.
B A 412H – Honors Integration and Research (3)
The integration of the business core into a detailed financial, strategy and market analysis of actual companies selected by student teams.
ACCTG 496 – Independent Studies (3)
Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
ACCTG 403W – Auditing (3)
Financial, compliance, internal, and operational audits; standards and procedures; sampling; EDP auditing; professional issues; application of concepts through written responses.
ACCTG 590 – Colloquium (variable)
Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students, or outside speakers.
B A 591 – Applied Communications (1)
Course on professional development for business academics, including research skills, presentation skills, professional ethics, and long-term success strategies.
ACCTG 596 – Individual Studies (variable)
Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
B A 574 – Business Research (variable)
A project paper, comparable in quality and scope of work to a graduate thesis, on problems of a company.
B A 597B – Advanced Communications (1)
Special topics course.