Academics

Accounting

The accounting major offers a balanced, intellectually vibrant field of study. The baccalaureate program provides the requisite accounting skills for entry-level positions in the practice of public accounting, in industry, financial services, government and in business more generally. You will also be prepared for graduate study in accounting, and in fields related to business professions such as the law. More broadly, you will be prepared for success in a constantly evolving world economy.

  • Program Goals (PGs):
    1. Graduates will be knowledgeable in the concepts and language of the functional areas of business with a focus in the study of accounting.
    2. Graduates will be effective oral and written communicators.
    3. Graduates will be critical and analytical thinkers.
    4. Graduates will be able to integrate business knowledge to develop solutions to business challenges.
  • Student Learning Objectives (SLOs):
    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts and principles of business by correctly answering questions in the areas of accounting, business law, economics, ethics, finance, information technology/systems, international business, management, marketing and quantitative methods.
    2. Produce business oriented written and oral presentations using personal productivity software and presentation tools.
    3. Demonstrate critical thought and analysis by articulating solutions to business challenges through the application of integrated business knowledge.
    4. Appreciate ethical and legal constructs and situations in business environments.
    5. Understand the global implications of contemporary business.
Dr. Donna Williams, Interim Chair
E-mail: dmwilliams@alcorn.edu
Phone: (601) 877-6458
Ms. Geraldine Varnado, Secretary
E-mail: gbrooks@alcorn.edu
Phone: (601) 877-6450

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