Honors Program

University Honors, Honors in Business

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Michelle Freeman

Thesis Professor Department


Thesis Reader(s)

Ashley Bentley


Automation recently implemented for some and awaiting to be implemented for others is set to revolutionize the field of accounting, as well as the roles and responsibilities of those who work in it. This study will present and analyze the impacts of current emerging technologies on the accounting profession through first-hand interviews with current accounting professionals. Secondary data obtained will provide the reader with the proper context and background of these technologies, while the primary data acquired from the interviews will explain the implications such technologies will have or are currently having in their respective companies/firms. The results of this study are meant to further inform, educate, and provide clarity as to what current or aspiring accounting professionals can expect as they venture into a transformed accounting landscape.


East Tennessee State University

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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