Accounting Program Outcomes

Associate in Science – Accounting

Program Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the Associate in Science degree in Accounting, the student should have met the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify key issues, research relevant data, and propose possible solutions for accounting and taxation issues encountered.
  • Compile and prepare accurate and timely financial information for analysis, tax compliance, and informed business decisions.
  • Perform accounting and reporting functions using an accounting information system.
  • Gather, manage, track and query data using traditional and emerging technologies.
  • Practice within the professional, ethical, and legal parameters of the accounting profession.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and professional communication skills in person and online; work  collaboratively to achieve organizational goals.
  • Take advantage of independent learning opportunities to maximize personal and professional growth within the business environment.
  • Recognize and adapt to the local/global organization and culture.
  • Practice communication, problem solving and decision-making skills through the use of appropriate technology and with the understanding of the business environment.

Certificate of Achievement – Accounting

Program Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Achievement in Accounting the student should have met the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify key issues, research relevant data, and propose possible solutions for accounting and taxation issues encountered.
  • Compile and prepare accurate and timely financial information for analysis, tax compliance, and informed business decisions.
  • Perform accounting and reporting functions using an accounting information system.
  • Gather, manage, track and query data using traditional and emerging technologies.
  • Practice within the professional,ethical, and legal parameters of the accounting profession.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and professional communication skills in person and online; work collaboratively to achieve organizational goals.
  • Take advantage of independent learning opportunities to maximize personal and professional growth within the business environment.

Certificate of Competence – Payroll Preparer

Program Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Competence, Payroll Preparer, the student should have met the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify key issues, research relevant data, and propose possible solutions for accounting and taxation issues encountered.
  • Compile and prepare accurate and timely financial information for analysis, tax compliance, and informed business decisions.
  • Perform accounting and reporting functions using an accounting information system.
  • Gather, manage, track and query data using traditional and emerging technologies.
  • Practice within the professional, ethical, and legal parameters of the accounting profession.

Certificate of Competence – Tax Preparer

Program Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of the Certificate of Competence, Tax Preparer, the student should have met the following Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the ability to identify key issues, research relevant data, and propose possible solutions for accounting and taxation issues encountered.
  • Compile and prepare accurate and timely financial information for analysis, tax compliance, and informed business decisions.
  • Gather, manage, track and query data using traditional and emerging technologies.
  • Practice within the professional, ethical, and legal parameters of the accounting profession.

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