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Marc Smith

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Marc Smith began teaching full-time at the Fisher College of Business in 1999. He teaches introductory accounting I and II to undergraduate business students and foundations in accounting to undergraduate students who are working on a minor in business. Marc has also taught courses in intermediate accounting, advanced accounting, audit, and accounting information systems. Previously, Marc did consulting work for PricewaterhouseCoopers on how to efficiently train interns. In 2005, Marc established and continues to manage Fisher’s first tutor room which is located in the basement of Fisher Hall. Since 2010, Marc has been responsible for teaching the Pre-MAcc, an accelerated intermediate accounting course offered to incoming MAcc students who do not have extensive accounting undergraduate studies. In 2012, Marc was awarded a Fisher College teaching award for superior teaching in the undergraduate program.

Education

  • MS in Accounting, The Ohio State University, 1997
  • BA in Accounting, Westminster College, 1993

Areas of Expertise

  • General Accounting
AMIS 2000 - Foundations of Accounting

A survey of accounting for non-business students; financial statements and analysis;accounting for assets, liabilities and owners' equity; and elements of managerial accounting.

AMIS 2200 - Introduction to Accounting

Preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. 

AMIS 2300 - Introduction to Accounting II

The uses of accounting reports by managers to make business decisions and to control business operations; focus is on the internal use of accounting information

AMIS 3600 - Introduction to Accounting Information Systems

The design of accounting information systems; focus is on business processes and internal control.