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Accounting|College of Business

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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

Learning Goals


College of Business Mission Statement

The College of Business prepares students for careers by providing quality education in business disciplines, creating and disseminating knowledge, and by assisting in Wyoming's economic development. The College of Business expects the highest level of integrity from our administration, faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Philosophy

The College of Business strives toward this mission through four basic tenets:

  • We focus on personal interaction among students, faculty, and staff.
  • We strive for distinction in three primary areas:  Environment and Natural Resources, Entrepreneurship, and Ethics.
  • We favor interactive learning enhanced with opportunities for student interaction with the business community.
  • We are committed to providing our students with the skills necessary for career exploration and job placement.


Learning Objectives

The Department of Accounting contributes to the mission and philosophy of the College of Business by providing accounting and information management expertise for teaching, research, and support in the accounting and information management disciplines.

The learning objectives for graduates of our bachelors program are:

  1. Students link data, knowledge, and insights together in the decision making process.
  2. Students determine appropriate, relevant, and reliable measures for the intended use.
  3. Students consider the pros/cons of alternative contents and formats in preparing reports.
  4. Students articulate assumptions and reasoning associated with the application of existing rules to a given problem.
  5. Students accept suggestions and guidance to team leaders and other members.
  6. Students consider the role of moral courage in an ethical dilemma.
  7. Students identify the risks associated with technology and automated business processes.
  8. Students present ideas in writing in an effective manner to a professional audience.
  9. Students present ideas orally in an effective manner to a professional audience.

The learning objectives for graduates of our masters program are:

  1. Students present ideas in writing in an effective manner to a professional audience.
  2. Students present ideas orally in an effective manner to a professional audience.
  3. Students demonstrate an advanced understanding of emerging accounting issues.

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