The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting is to prepare students for entry-level positions in public accounting firms and other private, governmental and nonprofit organizations.
Program Learning Goals
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Accounting are able to:
Identify and discuss the ethical and social responsibilities of accounting professionals and apply professional judgment to present financial statements fairly.
Prepare and analyze financial statements and managerial reports using various accounting standards, theories and techniques.
Develop written and oral business communication skills to deliver accounting information to appropriate users effectively.
Work in teams, analyze practical accounting problems and financial statements consistent with real world situations.
Use technology to solve accounting problems and improve decision-making skills.
Students majoring in Accounting may select six upper division elective courses in accounting or management or choose one of the following concentrations to add an additional focus to their studies:
Government Contract Management
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