Topics of Study

The accounting program teaches: 

  • The science of accounting and how it relates to the implementation of accepted accounting principles, both domestically and internationally.
  • How to anticipate and formulate accounting responses to a changing business environment across the functional areas of a business.
  • The preparation and communication of accounting reports.
  • Technical proficiency in financial accounting, managerial/cost accounting, accounting information systems, auditing, federal taxation, and business law.
  • Professional and ethical accounting standards and codes of conduct.
  • Technological and research skills necessary to resolve accounting, audit, tax, and legal issues within a business.
  • The ability to synthesize data, knowledge, and insight together to understand and analyze problems.
  • The ability to select and apply appropriate tools and models to solve business problems.