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Upcoming Department Seminars

The department's main seminar series, usually held on Fridays 10:30am - 12:00 p.m., features guest speakers from other universities.  All interested individuals are welcome to attend these seminars.

Schedule

 

CPA Information

The University of Wyoming Accounting Department takes tremendous pride in the success of our graduates.

To ensure that our graduates are prepared to take the CPA Exam we offer a number of links to accounting related information:


Frequently Asked Questions

Which states have passed the 150-hour education requirement?

Visit AICPA to see a list of the states with the 150-hour requirement.

How do I become a CPA in Wyoming?

Please visit the Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants website for more information about the requirements needed to obtain a CPA certificate in the state of Wyoming.  The Exam Candidates section provides resource links about the Uniform CPA examination.

What is the cost for attending UW?

Costs of attending the University of Wyoming.

Will the undergraduate accounting degree allow me to sit for the CPA exam?

No. To become a CPA in Wyoming you must have a bachelor's degree, 30 semester hours of accounting, 24 semester hours of business study, 150 semester hours of college education, and one year of full-time work experience. We have implemented a 30 semester hour master of science in accounting program that you can complete in one year. This will satisfy the CPA exam requirement and, more importantly, give additional depth to your program. Of course, the master of science in accounting program is available for all of our students, not just those who are interested in public accounting.

Do you offer an MS in Accounting Degree?

Yes, please view all information about the degree here

 


Assesment Plans

Undergraduate Assessment Plan

Learning objectives

Embedded Course

Measurement Metric

1. Students will be proficient in the application of cost accounting concepts

ACCT 4540

Comprehensive variance analysis problem

2. Students will be proficient in the application of financial accounting concepts

ACCT 3830

Statement of Cash Flows Problem; Error Correction Problem

3. Students will be proficient in the application of governmental accounting concepts

ACCT 4050

Financial Statement Project

4. Students will present ideas orally in an effective manner for a professional audience.

ACCT 4600

Final Project Presentation

5. Students will present ideas in writing in an effective manner for a professional audience.

NA NA

Graduate Assessment Plan

Learning objectives

Embedded Course

Measurement Metric

1. Students will be proficient in the application of auditing concepts

ACCT 5060

Audit Simulation

2. Students will be proficient in the application of tax accounting concepts

ACCT 5070

Tax Returns

3. Students will present ideas orally in an effective manner for a professional audience.

ACCT 5070

In-Class Presentations

4. Students will present ideas in writing in an effective manner for a professional audience.

ACCT 5066

Written Project

5. Students will pass the CPA exam

NA CPA exam results

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Department of Accounting & Finance | College of Business Department 3275

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Phone: (307) 766-3136

Email: acct-fin@uwyo.edu

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