Accounting Option

Accounting Learning Goal (Pathway 1)

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At the successful completion of the BSBA with an option in Managerial Accounting, students will be able to prepare and interpret a complete set of financial statements that assist in the management decision making process.

Accounting Learning Objectives (Pathway 1)

Towards achieving the BSBA option in managerial accounting learning goal, the student will be able to:

  1. Interpret and apply the accounting for Liabilities and Stockholder’s Equity;
  2. Apply the accounting for Assets, the Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement;
  3. Analyze the comprehensive array of cost aspects and utilize them to impact management policy;
  4. Critique corporate financial statements and appropriateness of financial reporting; and
  5. Integrate Internal Controls within a company in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

Accounting Learning Goal (Pathway 2)

At the successful completion of the BSBA with an option in Public Accounting, students will be able to analyze and integrate tools of the accounting problems associated with financial statements.

Public Accounting Learning Objectives (Pathway 2)

Towards achieving the BSBA public accounting option learning goal, the student will be able to:

  1. Interpret and apply the accounting for Liabilities and Stockholder’s Equity;
  2. Apply the accounting for Assets, the Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement;
  3. Analyze the comprehensive array of cost aspects and utilize them to impact management policy;
  4. Research, interpret and recommend effective tax strategies; and
  5. Integrate auditing principles and procedures under generally accepted auditing standards in auditing financial statements.

Note: Students interested in pursuing the CPA examination are advised to enroll into the joint BS/MBA Program in Accounting, should refer to the School of Management’s Graduate Catalog for degree requirements and follow Pathway 2 of the accounting option, above.

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