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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog
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ACCT 394 - Special Topics: Accounting

Credits: 5
Examines selected current topics in the accounting field. Explores the steps involved in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), including navigating the process of becoming eligible for, preparing for, and taking the CPA Exam. Also explores the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification and the steps involved in obtaining the CMA credential.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the BAS in Accounting program; or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Explain and discuss selected current topics in the accounting field.
  2. Describe the steps necessary to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  3. Describe the steps necessary to obtain the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) certification.

Program Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to pursue next steps for career and professional development in the accounting and auditing industry.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.

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