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Department: Business

Dr. Tracy SmithDr. Tracy Smith

Assistant Professor of Accounting

Office:

Harbert 217

Contact Information:

Birmingham-Southern College
Box 549023
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4816
Office Fax: (205) 226-3080
E-mail: tsmith1@bsc.edu

Brief Career Background:

Tracy earned her B.S. in accounting from Auburn University and went on to earn both her M.S. in accountancy and Ph.D. in business administration from the University of Alabama.  She is a certified fraud examiner and has developed and presented continuing professional education courses on business ethics. Tracy joined the BSC faculty as an Assistant Professor in the 2016-17 academic year after serving as an Instructor during the 2015-16 academic year.

Education:

  • Auburn University: BS in Accounting
  • The University of Alabama: MS in Accounting & PhD in Business Administration

Research Interests:

  • Judgment and decision making as related to financial, international, and educational accounting issues. 

Courses Taught:

AC 222, Managerial Accounting An introduction to managerial accounting. Special attention to accounting for manufacturing and to the preparation and analysis of financial statements.

Exploration Term 2016:
AC 299, From Fraud Riches To Prison Snitches: Studies of Accounting Fraud

Exploration Term 2017:
BA 499 Strategic Management An integration of several business functions, such as accounting, finance, production, marketing, and management, in developing and stimulating the student’s skill at the formulation of overall management strategy and policy.