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College of Business
Department of Accounting
Dept.3275
1000 East University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307.766.3136
Fax: 307.766.4028
Email: acctdept@uwyo.edu

Assessment Plan


Undergraduate Assessment Plan

 

Learning ObjectivesEmbedded CourseMeasurement Method
Students link data, knowledge, and insights together in the decision making process. (Decision making and problem solving)Tax I ACCT 3070Tax return project with grading sheet
Students determine appropriate, relevant, and reliable measures for the intended use. (Measurement)Intermediate III ACCT 3830Embedded test questions in final exam
Students consider the pros/cons of alternative contents and formats in preparing reports. (Reporting)Nonprofit and governmental accounting ACCT 4050Comprehensive financial statement project with grading sheet
Students articulate assumptions and reasoning associated with the application of existing rules to a given problem. (Using resources)Tax I ACCT 3070Tax return project with grading sheet
Students accept suggestions and guidance of team leaders and other members. (Teamwork)Audit I ACCT 4060Audit simulation with external rater feedback
Students consider the role of moral courage in an ethical dilemma. (Ethics and life-long learning)Professionalism and ethics ACCT 4600Term paper with grading rubric
Students identify the risks associated with technology and automated business processes. (Technology)Accounting Information Systems I ACCT 3610QuickBooks evaluation project with grading sheet
Students present ideas in writing in an effective manner for a professional audience. (Written communication)Professionalism and ethics ACCT 4600Term paper with grading rubric
Students present ideas orally in an effective manner for a professional audience. (Oral communication)Professionalism and ethics ACCT 4600Presentation of term paper with grading rubric

 

Graduate Assessment Plan

 

Learning ObjectiveEmbedded CourseMeasurement Method
Students present ideas in writing in an effective manner for a professional audience. (Written communication)Seminar in Managerial Accounting ACCT 5040Written paper graded with approved rubric
Students present ideas orally in an effective manner for a professional audience. (Oral communication)Tax II ACCT 5070Oral presentation graded with approved rubric
Students demonstrate an advanced understanding of emerging accounting issuesAdvanced Financial Accounting ACCT 5030Embedded test questions in final exam

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