ACCT-BS - Accounting
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The mission of the Accounting Program is: (1) to offer students an accounting undergraduate major with a choice of concentrations that will provide them with the theoretical, practical, intellectual and ethical resources needed to prepare them for their desired career path; (2) to ready them for leadership positions in the public, private, governmental and not-for-profit sectors; and (3) to provide a diverse student body with the tools needed to be productive members of their local, national and global communities.
Accounting Program Goals
To provide knowledge of each of the primary areas of accounting required for the Uniform CPA examination: financial, managerial, taxation and auditing.
To ensure competence with technology commonly used in the accounting profession.
To develop critical thinking skills.
To ensure competence in written and oral communications.
To instill ethics, including knowledge of financial regulations and professional codes of conduct.