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School of Business
Accounting and Finance
Program Objectives:

The MUC Accounting and Finance Program aims to provide individuals with the skill development, education, and training necessary to prepare them for successful careers in accounting and finance. This includes providing students with the theoretical and technical knowledge in broad range of topics in finance and accounting such as: financial analysis, controllership, auditing, tax advice and tax return preparation, consulting, and entrepreneurial services. Due to the extensive coverage of advanced accounting and finance concepts in the program, a number of students who pursue this degree continue beyond the undergraduate level by meeting the CPA licensing requirements. Upon completion of the program, students will able to achieve the following objectives:


  • Understand investment trends and economic patterns at the regional, national, and international level;

  • Explain concepts and techniques from core accounting and finance subject matter, including but not limited to: financial accounting, managerial accounting, accounting information systems, and auditing;

  • Apply tax laws to a set of data to prepare individual and company tax returns;

  • Utilize accounting and financial systems software to prepare spreadsheets, tax returns, and revenue reports;

  • Be well familiarized with scope of skills and tasks within the industry in a practical sense;

  • Recognize the importance of the integration of finance within national policy making;

  • Develop increased employability skills required within the field.

Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Utilize interpersonal skills to work as part of a team at a number of levels within a professional setting;

  • Apply critical thinking and analytical skills the support professional skepticism, assessment and assurance of accounting and financial information;

  • Complete and evaluate data generated from within the field of work;

  • Develop the communicative skills that allow them to effectively and efficiently communicate financial and non-financial results.

  • Exhibit lifelong learning skills.

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