Certificate in Energy Accounting

Interested in working in the energy industry? The accounting department has an exciting opportunity. The Certificate in Energy Accounting (CEA) is a great way for students to set themselves apart and find a place in an exciting, competitive industry that provides a wide variety of opportunities – including international experiences. The CEA program is designed to give undergraduate accounting and finance students high impact learning experiences related to the energy industry. Through the certificate program, students will have many opportunities to interact with professionals in the industry, participate in case competitions, gain interdisciplinary experiences, and complete an industry related internship.

The courses required for completion of the program include ACCT 327 (Intermediate Accounting), ACCT 403/603 (Energy Accounting), ACCT/FINC 484 (Internship), BUSN 302 (Energy Industry), and an approved energy related elective in a discipline other than business (see list of acceptable energy related electives).

Approved Electives for Certificate in Energy Accounting
AGEC 350 Environment and Natural Resources Economics
AGEC 402 Survey of International Agricultural Economics
AGEC 422 Land Economics
AGSM 461 Geographic Information Systems for Resource Management
BESC 201 Introduction to Bioenvironmental Sciences
ECON 433/633 Energy Markets, Finance, and Policy
ENGR 101 Energy: Resources, Utilization and Importance to Society
GEOG 203 Planet Earth
GEOG 309 Geography of Energy
GEOG 330 Resources and the Environment
GEOL 101 Principles of Geology
HIST 359 American Environmental History
HIST 360 History of the American Petroleum Industry
ISYS 489 SPTP Introduction to Energy Industry
RPTS/RENR 420 Natural Resource Law
RENR 375 Conservation of Natural Resources
RENR 400 Study Abroad in Natural Resources

For more information regarding CEA, please contact Tyra Musoma at tmusoma@mays.tamu.edu.