The curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of business fundamentals, the ability to use decision processes, knowledge of accounting concepts, and the ability to work effectively in today's fast-changing business environment.
Expected Program Outcomes
As a result of successfully completing the Accounting Specialization program of study, the graduate will be expected to:
• Apply knowledge of relevant professional standards to resolve financial reporting issues of both U.S. and multinational business entities, governmental agencies, and not-for-profit organizations.
• Apply knowledge of tax laws for planning and compliance purposes.
• Interpret areas of potential legal concern in the business environment.
• Analyze relevant professional standards to complex accounting-related issues, and arrive at well-thought-out conclusions.
• Apply substantive quantitative and analytical techniques to analyze financial statements within the context of firm valuation.
• Identify ethical issues and decision alternatives by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility.
• Articulate knowledge of the functional areas of accounting into a comprehensive capstone project using financial statement analysis.