Chair's Welcome

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Dr. Ann L. Watkins

Welcome to the Department of Accounting at Texas State University. As department chair, I am happy to share with you information about our programs, the department and Texas State.  

Texas State University is an Emerging Research University. This highlights the university's commitment to excellence in graduate education and research.  Texas State University is a place of great energy, intellectual challenge, and opportunity.


The McCoy College of Business is accredited by the AACSB.  It is a student-centered learning community with classes taught by full-time faculty (no teaching assistants).

The Department of Accounting oversees two programs of study:

  • BBA with a major in Accounting
  • Master of Accountancy (MAcy)

Student Employment & Careers

The Department of Accounting experiences excellent job placement with 15-20 major recruiters on campus each semester.  Our alumni have achieved professional distinction and success in public accounting, industry, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

There are three accounting student organizations for development of leadership skills, recognition of scholarship and opportunity to make lifelong friends:

  • Accounting Club
  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • National Association of Black Accountants

At Texas State University your preparation for success in your career and for a life of exemplary character is taken very seriously.  For more information about us call (512) 245-2566 or email