Accounting Program Outcomes

After successfully completing this program, students will:

  • Possess the skills needed to secure entry-level employment in the accounting department of a variety of business and non-business organizations.
  • Perform basic accounting functions, such as complete steps in the accounting cycle, prepare financial statements, or document transactions.
  • Analyze individual components of financial statements.
  • Use accounting information to make informed decisions about the operating performance, financial position, and tax liability of a company.
  • Use accounting software.
  • Demonstrate understanding of terminology related to accounting.
  • Identify and use appropriate resources for problem solving.
  • Receive, interpret, and follow both written and verbal instructions.
  • Interact effectively with individuals and groups.
  • Be aware of ethical issues impacting accountants.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of activities found in most organizations, such as marketing or management