Graduate Academic Learning Compacts

Year: 2007-2008
College: Coggin College of Business
Department: Accounting & Finance
Major: Accounting
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Mission Statement:

Within the University of North Florida's Department of Accounting and Finance, the Master of Accountancy program is committed to providing high-quality graduate-level accounting education consistent with the mission of the Coggin College of Business. The faculty is committed to educating and developing accounting professionals through a rigorous, relevant accredited program. The faculty is devoted to student learning, engaging in scholarly activities and interacting with accounting professionals in the broader business community. The University of North Florida's Accounting Programs are among the best in the nation in preparing students to successfully take the Uniform CPA examinations. UNF students have consistently ranked high in terms of the percentage of first-time candidates without advanced degrees passing all sections of the examination.
Student Learning Outcomes:

    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will communicate effectively in written, oral, and electronic formats.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will identify and propose alternatives to reconciling ethical issues in decision-making.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will understand the global economy and recognize the impact of diverse socio-economic and cultural factors on business operations.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will utilize technology to enhance decision-making skills and improve productivity.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will demonstrate the ability to think critically, to identify problems, and to propose alternatives to these problems.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will acquire knowledge in the major functional areas of business and understand the interrelationships among them.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students will demonstrate an understanding of leadership and will demonstrate a capacity to lead in collaborative settings.



    
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Coggin College of Business MAcc (MBA) students successfully completing the program will demonstrate content knowledge and skills specific to the discipline of Accounting.


Curriculum Map:

Assessment Approaches:

Examinations in the required courses will include questions related to the above content/discipline knowledge and skills. Test results will be examined every semester and content coverage and/or testing may be changed as a result of the test results. Individual projects, team projects, research papers, presentations, practice sets, etc. are required and are used to evaluate the above expected learning outcomes. They are examined each semester and are modified, changed as a result of the examination.