May 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Accounting, B.S.


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Overview

The Accounting Program coupled with MSOE’s strong technical and analytic style results in work ready students who can get the job done. The program enables graduates to analyze complex accounting problems and apply accounting, tax, auditing and research and other relevant discipline to identify solutions. Accounting students learn to design, prepare and evaluate financial information using technology. The curriculum reflects strong analytics, encourages deep critical thinking, exploration of data analytics and the cutting-edge use of artificial intelligence to advance the accounting field. Students will learn to communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts and collaborate effectively across disciplines. 

Program Outcomes

Graduates with a B.S. in Accounting will be able to:

  1. Strategically analyze, evaluate, and solve business problems using technology and an understanding of the social context
  2. Prepare and deliver, concise, persuasive stakeholder-centered information in a professional manner
  3. Develop leaders of character who promote effectiveness in working with and leading diverse teams
  4. Exhibit an entrepreneurial mindset
  5. Analyze and evaluate disclosures in annual 10k’s

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Year One


Fall


Total: 16 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 16 credits

Spring


Total: 16 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 16 credits

Year Two


Fall


Total: 14 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


Total: 15 lecture hours - 0 lab hours - 15 credits

Year Three


Fall


Total: 14 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 15 credits

Spring


Total: 14 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 15 credits

Year Four


Spring


Total: 13 lecture hours - 2 lab hours - 15 credits

Program total: 114 lecture hours - 14 lab hours - 125 credits


Notes:


*Courses with an asterisk are used to calculate major GPA.

See The Raider Core  page for details on the general education program and Common Learning Outcomes (CLOs). See the full list of courses covering CLOs  for the Accounting program.

1This course can assess any of the following CLOs: Collaborate Successfully, Think Critically, Demonstrate Ethical Understanding, Exhibit Curiosity, or Embrace Diversity. With some exceptions, including BUS 2222, eligible courses  must be taught out of the Humanities, Social Science, and Communication, Mathematics, or Physics and Chemistry Departments.

2The noted CLO is a placeholder. Raider Core electives can be taken in any order, as long as Exhibit Curiosity, Embrace Diversity, and Demonstrate Ethical Understanding are all covered. With some exceptions, these courses must be taught out of the Humanities, Social Science, and Communication Department.

Approved Business Electives


For courses labeled “Business Elective,” students may choose from any category below.

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