Schalyn Sohn, CPA

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Instructor of Accounting

Office Address 320 Business Building
Phone Number 814-863-3838
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Professor Sohn is the Director of the Corporate Control & Analysis (CCA) program and an Instructor of Accounting at the Smeal College of Business. Before joining Smeal, she taught at George Mason University, Northern Virginia Community College, and Strayer University. She has taught Financial and Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Advanced Accounting.

Professor Sohn graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Notre Dame. She received the Academic Excellence Award and the Federation of Schools of Accounting Student Achievement Award from Notre Dame. She graduated with High Distinction from the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program from Penn State University at University Park and received the Senior Award: Dorothy M. Kelley Memorial Scholarship.

Sohn is a Certified Public Accountant in Virginia. Sohn worked first as an accountant in the Assurance & Advisory Services for Deloitte & Touche LLP, then as a Senior Accountant with General Dynamics, and then as the Manager of Regulatory Reporting for E-Trade Financial before starting a limited liability company. Sohn received a patent for a parenting product April 2014.


MS, Accounting, University of Notre Dame, 2003

BS, Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University, 2002

Courses Taught

B A 411 – Analyzing Business and Industry (3)
Prepares students to obtain an enterprise-wide view of business and industry by integrating operational and financial decisions in a team and learning environment.

ACCTG 211 – Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (1)
Introduction to the role of accounting numbers in the process of managing a business and in investor decision making.

ACCTG 472 – Intermediate Financial Accounting II (3)
Off-balance-sheet financing; special issues in cost capitalization, liabilities, and equities; matching; funds flow statements; statement analysis; inflation accounting.