2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Accounting (B.S.) - L

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Program Description

The B.S. in Accounting at NVU is designed to prepare students for the 21st century business environment where innovation and flexibility are essential. The successful student will have a broad understanding of accounting as well as the business structures and practices within which accounting takes place. Each Accounting student will gain this broad knowledge through the 39-credit business core and the 21 credits of course work in the Management concentration. Beyond the accounting courses in the business core, 27 credits of accounting credits will complete the degree.

The B.S. in Accounting is a dual degree.  Students will earn not only a B.S. in Accounting but also a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Management.  The program is designed for students to finish both degrees in four years.

Student Learning Outcomes

The B.S. in Accounting is designed to produce graduates who can:

  1. Demonstrate the application of accounting principles, assumptions, constraints and processes to support financial and non-financial record keeping and decision making.
  2. Apply analytical skills and advisory judgment critical to decision making, assessing risk, developing budgets and plans, allocating resources, and accomplishing objectives.
  3. Demonstrate technology proficiency needed to maintain and enhance accounting and financial reporting processes.
  4. Identify and apply ethical, legal, and professional standards to issues associated with accounting and business.
  5. Achieve fluency with principles of economics, finance, marketing, management theory, and laws affecting business operations.
  6. Achieve coherence and articulation in written, oral, and graphic communication.
  7. Exemplify professionalism, effective interpersonal communication, and strong work ethic required within business environments.
  8. Articulate pathways for educational and career development in the student’s field of study.
  9. Demonstrate the various ways that companies engage in sustainable business practices, including Corporate Social Responsibility and the Triple Bottom Line.

Minimum required credits for the program: 87

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