Student learning outcomes: Accounting (BSBA)

Shown here are the general learning goals of the program broken down into specific student learning outcomes (SLOs). These SLOs represent what a student should be able to do as a result of successfully completing this program. Student performance on these outcomes are routinely assessed by program faculty as a way of informing programmatic improvement efforts.

Goal Outcome

(1) Students will demonstrate proficiency in financial accounting and reporting.

  • Apply, define and identify financial accounting concepts
  • Apply, define and identify issues related to the recognition and measurement of accounting elements.
  • Present and report financial information

(2) Students will demonstrate proficiency in cost/managerial accounting.

  • Analyze and apply product costing concepts.
  • Analyze and identify cost behavior patterns.

(3) Students will demonstrate proficiency in assurance and attestation.

  • Assess audit risks
  • Collect audit evidence
  • Identify and apply provisions of the AICPA Code of Conduct.
  • Report audit results

(4) Students will demonstrate proficiency in information Systems.

  • Collect and process data.
  • Control business processes
  • Create system documentation
  • Organize data

(5) Students will demonstrate proficiency in federal taxation of individuals.

  • Apply the formulas used to compute taxable income and tax liability for individuals.
  • Identify income, deductions and exclusions.
  • Understand the tax implications of basic property transactions.


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