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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Curriculum Proposal Form #2
Change in Degree, Major, or Submajor
Effective Term:
2157 (Fall 2015)
Type of Action:
Change in Degree
Degree:
MPA
Program Title:
Master of Professional Accountancy
GPA Requirement for the Major/Submajor: 3.0
Sponsor(s):
Robert Gruber
Department(s):
Accounting
College(s):
Business and Economics
Consultation took place:
NA
Yes
(list departments and attach consultation sheet)
Departments:
Proposal Information:
(Procedures for Form #2)
Total number of credit units in program:
Before change 30
After change 30
1. Exact description of request:
Summary: This change will increase the number of course options for MPA students to fulfill
the required accounting elective requirement for graduation.
From (as listed in catalog and on AR)
Under the advanced accounting requirement:
ACCOUNT 748
or ACCOUNT 749
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
ASSURANCE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS ENGAGEMENTS
1
3
or ACCOUNT 783
INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING
To (to be listed in catalog and on AR)
Under the advanced accounting requirement:
ACCOUNT 748
or ACCOUNT 749
or ACCOUNT 783
or ACCOUNT 787
FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
ASSURANCE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS ENGAGEMENTS
INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING
SUSTAINABILITY & ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING
3
2. Relationship to mission and strategic plan of institution, and/or college and department
goals and objectives:
This change is completely consistent with the Department’s, College’s, and University’s
mission and strategic plan. In addition, this change meets at least one of the Deparment’s
goals and objectives (e.g., develop problem-solvers and critical thinkers) and the College’s
goals and objectives (e.g., cultivating graduates prepared to be successful business leaders).
3. Rationale:
This change expands the number of options that MPA students will have to supplement their
degree programs with accounting electives that better suit their individual interests. These
courses are currently being offered and taken as electives, but are not formally or officially
recognized in the MPA degree program guidelines.
4. Cost Implications:
None
2
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