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3/2 MBA in Accounting Program Learning Goals

Goal 1: Basic Principles of Accounting

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to demonstrate a thorough command of the basic principles and operations of accounting.

Goal 2: Internal Structures and Operations

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the internal structures and operations of businesses ranging in size from small businesses to multi-national corporations.

Goal 3: External Environments

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the relationship between a business and relevant external environments (e.g., governmental, legal, competitive and other environments.)

Goal 4: Integration of Tools and Techniques of Business

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to integrate and apply the tools and techniques of business drawing on a broad-based knowledge of the major functional areas, as well as specific technical knowledge of accounting, to analyze and recommend solutions to complex business problems.

Goal 5: Legal and Ethical Considerations

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to identify, interpret and apply legal and ethical principles as they affect business decisions, strategies and outcomes in general and specifically as they relate to accounting.

Goal 6: Professional Skills

Students who earn the 3/2 MBA degree will be able to use appropriate processes to identify, select, and demonstrate effective management skills and attributes including but not limited to 1) oral and written communication; 2) leadership skills; 3) emotional intelligence; 4) teamwork and collaboration; 5) reflective self-assessment; and 6) inclusivity.