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Department of Accounting and Finance

Our Mission Statement reflects that of our College of Business and Economics:

  • " provide excellence and innovation in integrating quality teaching and learning, with applied research and relevant experience to a diverse clientele from the San Francisco Bay Area to the Global Community." -

We provide an education that will allow students to succeed in a business environment that is characterized by rapid technological advancements; a workforce of ethnic, cultural, and gender diversity; demands for continuous improvements in quality and service; demands for continuous individual and organizational learning; and, demands for the understanding and skills needed to practice in global markets.

Our Department strives to maintain a quality program that is responsive to an ever-changing environment. The faculty members of our Department combine distinguished academic backgrounds with many years of practical experience in their respective professional areas. Currently, there are 38 faculty members who fill full-time positions augmented by part-time faculty with specialized expertise. These full-time and part-time faculty members are a valuable resource, not just for the University and its students, but also for the surrounding business community.

The Department offers over 100 different courses in accounting, finance, taxation, and real estate courses.

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Department of Accounting and Finance
  • California State University, East Bay
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
  • VBT 439, 4th Floor
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Phone: (510) 885-3397