Marc Smith

Senior Lecturer

Accounting & Management Information Systems


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.

Areas of Expertise

  • General Accounting


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


  • ACCTMIS 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. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 2200 (211), 2300 (212), or 310.

  • ACCTMIS 2200 - Introduction to Accounting I

    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. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 2000 (310) or 211, or equiv. This course is available for EM credit.

  • ACCTMIS 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. Prereq: 2200 (211) and Econ 2001.01 (200), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 2000 (310) or 212, or equiv. This course is available for EM credit.

  • ACCTMIS 3300 - Cost Accounting

    Managerial decision making in organizations with an emphasis on the use of financial data; theory and practice of management control. Prereq: 2300 (212), BusMgt 2320 (330), 2321 (331), and BusMHR 2292 (BusAdm 499.01); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 525.

  • ACCTMIS 3601 - Introduction to Information Systems

    The role of information systems in capturing and distributing organizational knowledge and enhancing management decision making, process of redesigning organizations utilizing systems analysis and design, quality assurance, and change management techniques, technical foundation of information systems, including hardware, software, telecommunications, networks, and the information architecture. Prereq: Admission to BSBA program and Business Management specialization.