Bachelor Of Business Administration in Accounting (ACCT)

Accounting Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the AUK Major in Accounting, the student will be able to:

  • Display understanding of basic accounting skills such as double-entry and other generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Determine product and period costs and income statements for manufacturing companies.
  • Explain and illustrate the nature and purpose of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Describe the nature of ethical problems facing financial and management accountants, and possible impediments to ethical behavior.
  • Critically compare and contrast traditional and activity based costing allocation methods.
  • Construct, interpret, compare and evaluate company annual reports; including the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows, for service and merchandizing companies.

Students must complete 4 of the following courses (12 credit hours):

ACCT 301

Intermediate Accounting I

(3)

ACCT 305

Intermediate Accounting II

(3)

ACCT 413  

Accounting Capstone: Auditing

(3)

AND

ACCT 401

Advanced Managerial Accounting

(3)

OR

ACCT 405

Advanced Financial Accounting

(3)


Students must also choose in consultation with their Academic Advisor 2 courses (6 credit hours), 300-level or above, from among the disciplines offered by the College of Business and Economics (ACCT, BUS, BEAL, ECON, ENTR, HR, FINC, MGMT, MRKT).