Faculty Profile

Joy Middaugh

Lecturer in International Business & Management (2016)

Contact Information


Althouse Hall Room G12


Joy Middaugh received her M.B.A. from Kutztown University in 1999. She holds a B.S.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Shippensburg University. In addition, she has been a licensed C.P.A. in the state of Pennsylvania since 1994 and has extensive experience teaching all levels of financial and managerial accounting at Penn State University. After several years in public accounting, she transitioned to the roles of Controller and then Chief Financial Officer in the technology industry. She also has significant experience in the areas of integrated accounting systems, entrepreneurship and equity financing.


  • B.A., Shippensburg University, 1991
  • M.B.A., Kutztown University, 1999,

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

INBM 110 Fundamentals of Accounting
Permission of instructor required.

INBM 110 Fundamentals of Accounting
This is a core course designed to provide students with a fundamental knowledge of the "language of business" and its applications for decision-making purposes. The course is organized into three sections. In the first section students learn about the accounting cycle- essentially the analysis and recording of financial transactions and the preparation of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The second section of the course focuses on the analysis and interpretation of financial statements. This section emphasizes the use of financial information by external stakeholders for decision making. The third section of the course concentrates on the fundamentals of management accounting. This section centers on the use of accounting information for operational performance evaluation as well as operational and capital decision making. By the end of the course, students will understand the basic principles and concepts of accounting, the business and economic activities that generate accounting information, how accounting information is used by internal and external stakeholders for economic decision making, and how accounting affects society and individuals.

INBM 300 Intermed Financial Acct
This course is designed to deepen the students’ understanding of financial reporting practices and principles in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Comparisons to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will also be introduced. The course will cover a more thorough understanding of the Balance Sheet and Income Statement. In addition, selected topics will include Statement of Cash Flows, Time Value of Money, Receivables, Liabilities, Stockholders’ Equity and Investments.