BBA - Accounting Mission: The mission of the BBA in Accounting is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for a career in accounting. Students will receive high-quality, relevant education needed for positions in public accounting, corporate accounting, tax accounting, or as preparation for advanced studies in accounting. Studies will include the requisite technical knowledge and will also stress oral and written business communication, critical thinking, and ethical behavior. Goals: Students will be able to understand and apply generally accepted accounting principles (ASC and IFRS). Students will know and demonstrate the ethical principles and legalities applicable to the accounting profession. Students will be able to understand and apply generally accepted auditing standards. Students will know the functional areas of business and how they relate to accounting. Students will have the required technical skills used in the accounting profession. Learning outcomes: GAAP: 1. Students will be able to analyze an accounting situation and determine the appropriate treatment using GAAP. 2. Students will demonstrate the ability to research an accounting problem using relevant computer resources (ASC or IFRS). Ethics and the law: 1. Students will be able to identify and analyze ethical accounting and business problems. 2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the laws relevant to the practice of accounting. GAAS: 1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards. 2. Students will be able to explain the design and steps of an audit. 3. The student will be able to communicate the results of an audit. Functional areas of business: 1. The student will be able to differentiate the functional areas of business. 2. The student will be able to explain the interrelationship of the functional areas of business and accounting. Technological skills: 1. The student will demonstrate the ability to use technology for the processing and analysis of accounting information. 2. The student will be able to use technology for effective communication in accounting practice.