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Albers School of Business and Economics

Learning Goals

Undergraduate Business Foundation

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate competent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate competent leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the body of knowledge encompassed by the UG Business Foundation courses.

Accounting (ACCT)

  • Recommend a course of action in an external reporting situation using accounting standards to justify your rationale.
  • Propose alternatives in a managerial decision context using cost analysis to support your reasoning.
  • Evaluate the tax implications of an economic transaction by researching and applying authoritative tax codes.
  • Assess how business risks relate to risks in internal controls, financial reporting, and/or audit.
  • Weigh the ethical, stakeholder, and stewardship implications of an accounting decision.