UMKC Catalog


Bachelor of Science in Accounting - Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation from the B.S. in accounting program, a student will be able to:
  • Demonstrate entry-level technical competence in financial accounting, taxation, cost/managerial and auditing. The competency level is not sufficient to meet the technical requirements for professional certification but will serve as the technical foundation for graduate education.
  • Demonstrate technical competence in domestic and global business through the study of major disciplines within the fields of business.
  • Define, analyze and devise solutions for structured and unstructured business problems and issues by using cohesive and logical reasoning patterns for evaluating information, materials and data.
  • Recognize and apply the AICPA code of professional conduct to ethical problems that occur in accounting practice.
  • Conceptualize a complex issue into a coherent written statement and oral presentation.
  • Exhibit competence in the uses of technology in modern organizational operations.
  • Demonstrate the fundamentals of creating and managing innovation, new business development and high-growth potential entities.