Accounting, Law, and Taxation - 2008/2009 Undergraduate Catalog

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Chairperson: Frank J. Aquilino

Increased government regulation and business expansion demand added expertise of today’s accountant. The department’s accounting program at the undergraduate and graduate level prepares students for careers in public and private accounting.

The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is concerned with public accounting. CPA’s render a variety of services for their clients: conducting independent audits and providing accounting, tax, and management advisory services.
In the private sector, graduates are prepared primarily for industrial accounting leadership positions. The program emphasizes the structure, design, and analysis of accounting systems in the financial reporting and management decision processes.

The accounting courses integrate the study of theory and current practice with research and computer applications.
A Bachelor of Science degree is offered in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

Students should consult with the Academic Advisor of the School of Business regarding admission standards for first-year, internal and external transfer students.

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