Aquinas Summer Academy 2014: Adventurous Accounting & Exciting Economics
Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Grand Rapids, MI
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
"Adventurous Accounting & Exciting Economics"
Pre-College Seminar for High School Students
Date: June 23 – 24, 2014; 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Aquinas College, Academic Building
Instructors: Dr. Stephen Barrows, Dr. Todd Yarbrough (Economics)
Prof. Anthony Burdick, Prof. Kevin Cantley (Accounting)
Program Details: This enriching seminar is designed to give rising high school juniors and
seniors a fun and exciting introduction to college-level economics and
accounting! The program introduces students to career opportunities in
accounting and economics through a carefully tailored curriculum that allows
them to explore various facets of these disciplines.
In Economics, this includes fundamentals of economic thinking and investing;
common economic fallacies; economics and the environment, and the
advantages of “game theory”. In Accounting students explore myths about
accounting; financial, managerial and tax accounting; and accounting
The fee covers all instruction, materials, supplies, lunch (full-day programs
only), and a T-shirt.
Students are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.
Registration closes on June 10, 2014 for all programs offered by the AQ Summer Academy.
Applications received after June 10 will be honored only if space is available.
Please use an e-mail address that you check regularly for the registration process to ensure that you receive all needed communication between now and the start of the Summer Academy.
We are looking forward to your participation in the program!
The program fee will be refunded upon receipt of a written request for cancellation. After June 1, refund requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis. The college may cancel or postpone any session because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.
If a session is cancelled or postponed, the college will refund 100 percent of registration fees.
The fee covers all instruction, materials, supplies, lunch (full-day programs only), and a T-shirt.
When & Where
Aquinas College, Departments of Accounting and Economics
The mission of the Economics Department at Aquinas College is to foster critical, reflective, informed, and empowered participants and citizens, who understand cause and effect in the realm of economics. Through a range of courses and activities the Economics Department offers crucial academic exposure to the study of economics and real-world examples. The department also offers students non-classroom opportunities to participate in economic projects and experiences.
The mission of the Accounting Department at Aquinas College is to provide excellence in accounting education, preparing technically competent, broadly educated, effective communicators and ethical decision-makers who will contribute productively to the accounting profession, organizations, and the community. The Accounting Department is committed to the development of broadly educated, globally oriented, ethical professionals, whose level of competence enables them to actively contribute to their profession, community and society.