Feb 26, 2021  
2020-2021 Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance


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The Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance prepares students to master modern accounting, economics, and finance theory. Upon graduation students are able to apply accounting, economics and financial analysis to contemporary issues. Internship and co-op experiences are offered to enhance students’ real world experience. Upon graduation students are ready for graduate studies, or positions in governmental agencies, or businesses as accounting, economic and financial analysts. The curriculum in majors offered in the department is designed develop the following skills.

Accounting

  1. To produce graduates with an ability to identify, describe, and determine appropriate relevant and reliable measures for business financial data and analysis for decision making.
  2. To produce graduates with the ability to effectively communicate the accounting profession and financial information with an ability to analyze and understand the global impact of accounting information.
  3. To prepare students who can think creatively and critically, conduct themselves ethically and assume leadership roles in society
  4. To apply computing and information technology in the practice of accounting

Economics

  1. To produce graduates with the ability to identify, describe, and determine appropriate relevant and reliable measures for existing economic theory and analysis for decision making.
  2. To prepare graduates to demonstrate analytical skills required to address economic concerns.
  3. To prepare students who can think creatively and critically, conduct themselves ethically and assume leadership roles in global society
  4. To apply computing and information technology in the practice of economics

Finance

  1. To produce graduates with the ability to identify, describe, and determine appropriate relevant and reliable measures for existing finance theory and analysis for decision making.
  2. To prepare graduates to demonstrate analytical skills required to address finance concerns.
  3. To prepare students who can think creatively and critically, conduct themselves ethically and assume leadership roles in global society
  4. To apply computing and information technology in the practice of finance
  5. An ability to demonstrate a fundamental and intermediate knowledge of existing finance theory
  6. An ability to demonstrate basic analytical skills required to address finance questions
  7. An ability to effectively communicate how to use existing financial concepts and principles to address financial problems
  8. An ability to develop ethical perspectives and sense of moral responsibility and values. An ability to analyze the different economic or business systems around the world.  

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