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Accounting/ISM Mission and Learning Objectives



Mission Statement of Accounting/ISM Programs:
We seek to provide Accounting and ISM programs, distinguished by excellence and delivered through values-based teaching, that equip students for professional careers.

We pursue this mission with:
1) relevant, innovative, and rigorous curricula
2) flexible course offerings
3) mission-based scholarship, and
4) student-focused interaction

BBA Accounting Learning Objectives:
Accounting graduates of the undergraduate program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate foundational knowledge about financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, tax, accounting information systems, and data management and analysis.
2. Identify, evaluate, and use relevant accounting information to prepare information for decision making.
3. Communicate effectively orally and in writing in a format accepted by the accounting profession.
4. Use technology to solve accounting problems and present solutions to the problems.

MACC Learning Objectives:
Accounting graduates of the Master of Accountancy program will be able to:
1. Demonstrate professional knowledge of complex accounting topics including: advanced accounting, corporate tax, external auditing, governmental/nonprofit accounting, entrepreneurship, leadership, ethics, and global perspectives.
2. Identify and research problems and opportunities in accounting recognizing and applying proper tools to generate solutions.
3. Communicate effectively orally and in writing in a format prescribed by the accounting professional standards.
4. Use technology to solve accounting problems and present solutions to the problems.

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