Accounting Student Learning Outcomes

Undergraduate Accounting Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will develop appropriate technical knowledge across the five major areas of the accounting discipline.

  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of intermediate level financial accounting and reporting concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of intermediate level cost/managerial accounting concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of accounting information systems.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of individual and entity taxation.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of auditing.

2. Students will exhibit an understanding of ethical conduct in a global and diverse professional environment.

  • Students will be able to identify the relevant ethical issues in a business situation.
  • Students will be able to identify alternate possible decisions and respective impacts.
  • Students will be able to judge the ethical merits of possible decisions using relevant ethical principles and perspectives.
  • Students will be able to offer an ethically informed and justified solution to business problems.

3. Data Analysis

  • Students will develop critical thinking skills and demonstrate effective decision-making within a professional accounting context, while making use of data analytics and other relevant technology.