Undergraduate Programs and Courses
Bachelor of Business Administration
- 128 hour B.B.A. in Accounting (can lead to certification with additional coursework) | more |
- 152 hour B.B.A. in Accounting (leading to eligibility for CPA certification). | more |
Learning Goals for the 128-hour and 152-hour B.B.A. Programs in Accounting (Approved by the Department of Accounting, Taxation and Legal Studies in Business on May 8, 2007.)
Learning Goal 1: Functional Knowledge
Students will have a strong functional knowledge of the theory and content of accounting, auditing, and taxation.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts and theories of generally accepted accounting principles;
- Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to analyze the purpose, content, presentation, and disclosure of financial statements;
- Demonstrate an ability to accumulate and analyze information relevant for internal use by managers for planning, controlling, decision-making and performance evaluation;
- Demonstrate knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards;
- Demonstrate an understanding of the roles of accountants in ensuring the integrity of financial and other information, including the planning and execution of audits;
- Demonstrate an ability to design, implement and evaluate accounting information systems.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the rules and regulations of tax.
- Demonstrate the ability to research and report on relevant accounting, auditing and tax topics and report thereon.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of global issues on accounting and auditing.
Learning Goal 2: Professional Responsibilities
Students will develop an awareness and appreciation of professional responsibilities and ethical issues related to the field of accounting.
- Demonstrate the ability to detect ethical issues in accounting, auditing, and taxation.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the legal, ethical, and regulatory environment of accounting, auditing, and taxation.
Additional Learning Goal for the 152-hour B.B.A. in Accounting
Learning Goal 3: Interdisciplinary Knowledge
Students will have a broader, interdisciplinary knowledge of accounting, business and/or liberal arts.
- Students will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of professional standards, the audit process, advanced audit techniques, and the auditor’s role in ensuring that publicly issued financial statements are fairly presented.
- Students will demonstrate their understanding of the interdisciplinary relationship between accounting and auditing and other fields.