Students graduating with a bachelor’s degree majoring in Accounting will be:

  • Proficient in conducting present value analysis as it relates to various accounting topics.
  • Able to distinguish between a deduction for and a deduction from adjusted gross income as it relates to preparation of income tax returns and be able to correctly compute tax liability when capital gains are involved.
  • Able to distinguish relevant costs for decision-making analysis and their effect on decision-making in various business scenarios.
  • Proficient in conducting variance analysis.
  • Able to evaluate the strength and weaknesses of internal control systems.
  • Proficient in interpreting and evaluating consolidated financial statements.
  • Proficient in preparing a master budget.

The School of Business uses a combination of embedded assessments and nationally normed examinations. The accounting major embeds assessments in the respective courses.