Business and economics faculty

Vonda Post, M.P.A.

Professor of Business and Economics

M.P.A., University of South Dakota
B.A., Northwestern College (Iowa)
CPA (Certified Public Accountant)

VPH 300


A licensed CPA, Professor Post earned a master's degree in professional accounting. She has experience in both public and private accounting, including serving as Northwestern’s comptroller, and teaches upper-level and introductory accounting classes. She has co-led a summer study abroad trip to the Czech Republic.


  • Principles of Managerial Accounting

    Principles of Managerial Accounting

    This course covers the basic concepts, principles and practice in managerial accounting, including the use of accounting in management decision- making.Prerequisite: ACC215.(3 credits)
  • Non-Profit and Governmental Accounting

    Non-Profit and Governmental Accounting

  • Intermediate Accounting I

    Intermediate Accounting I

    This course is a study of the development of accounting principles and practices as they apply to financial statements. Emphasis is placed on the development of the theory used in accounting practice.Prerequisites: ACC215 and 216.(4 credits)
  • Intermediate Accounting II

    Intermediate Accounting II

    This course is a continuation of the accounting principles and practices covered in Intermediate Accounting I. Special emphasis is on stockholders" equity and dilutive securities, special issues related to income measurement, and preparation and analysis of financial statements.Prerequisite: ACC315.(4 credits)
  • Auditing


    This course studies the internal control procedures in modern business, the development of auditing standards and procedures, the theory behind the development of such auditing standards and procedures, and how these auditing standards and procedures are applied to the public accountancy field. Special emphasis is on the auditor's decision-making process. Prerequisites: ACC315 and 316, or permission of chair of the business department. (4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
  • Advanced Accounting

    Advanced Accounting

    This course is a study of accounting for partnerships, business combinations, affiliated companies, government entities and nonprofit organizations. Prerequisites: ACC315 and 316, or permission of chair of the business department. (4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
  • CPA Review

    CPA Review

    This course will be a comprehensive review of material for the CPA exam, using a computerized review package. Prerequisites: ACC415 and 418, or permission of the instructor. (1 credit)


  • American Accounting Association