Accounting at Aquinas College

Student Learning Outcomes

Department Mission Statement 

The mission of the Accounting Department at Aquinas College is to provide excellence in accounting education, preparing technically competent, broadly educated, effective communicators and ethical decision-makers who will contribute productively to the accounting profession, organizations, and the community.

Student Learning Outcomes 

  1. Students will be able to understand, analyze, synthesize, and apply core accounting principles and concepts in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the areas of financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, tax and accounting information systems.
  2. Students will be able to identify and analyze problems, use research tools to determine alternatives, and effectively communicate recommended solutions using appropriate technology.
  3. Students will demonstrate an understanding of professional accounting in a global environment and practice within an ethical framework.