Accounting and Management

Student Learning Outcomes 

Course Number Course Outcome
BUSS 33Advertising and Promotion^ I am able to compare and contrast the effectiveness of promotional campaigns ^ I am able to differentiate between the various media available to promote sales ^ I am able to identify sources of information needed for research, planning and evaluating the promotion mix
BUSA 72 (VOC)Bookkeeping - Accounting^ I am able to analyze business transactions, and journalize and post transactions to ledger accounts ^ I am able to explain the concept of double-entry accounting within the categories of asset, liability, owner's equity, revenue and expense account ^ I am able to utilize procedures of cash control in such areas as petty cash funds, change funds, cash short and over and bank reconciliation
BUSO 25 (VOC)Business Communications^ I am able to compose an appropriate, effective letter presenting good news, bad news, sales, or persuasive content ^ I am able to develop and deliver a 3-5 minute presentation on a business related topic ^ I am able to use informative and sales letters to convey information and influence people favorably
BUSO 5 (VOC)Business English^ I am able to analyze sentences in terms of part of speech and sentence structure ^ I am able to apply correct punctuation to sentences ^ I am able to develop business related ideas into unified, coherent paragraphs, using correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation
BUSA 68 (VOC)Business Mathematics^ I am able to demonstrate addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of numbers ^ I am able to round whole numbers, decimals and percents ^ I am able to solve business-related word problems
BUSM 61 (VOC)Business Organization and Management^ I am able to apply management concepts and functions ^ I am able to identify organizing principles and identify different organizational designs ^ I am able to perform the strategic planning process and utilize decision making models
BUSA 21Cost Accounting^ I am able to accumulate data for special decisions and long- range planning ^ I am able to define cost concepts, terms, behaviors and evaluate relevant costs for decision making ^ I am able to evaluate data for planning and controlling current operations
BUSA 58Federal Income Tax Law^ I am able to calculate tax accounting problems ^ I am able to define accounting terms and concepts related to federal and state income tax ^ I am able to prepare federal income tax returns
BUSA 71 (VOC)Financial Planning^ I am able to develop a personal definition of financial success ^ I am able to explain the importance of planning and saving for retirement during the course of my lifetime ^ I know how to evaluate my own personal spending patterns and create my own personal budgets
BUSA 11 (VOC)Fundamentals of Accounting^ I am able to calculate depreciation using the straight line method of depreciation ^ I am able to calculate simple interest for a loan ^ I am able to compute the ending balance in a company?s inventory account using FIFO and LIFO inventory methods
BUSM 60 (VOC)Human Relations in Business^ I am able to analyze social perception ^ I am able to define organizational culture, socialization and mentoring ^ I am able to review motivational theories related to organizational behavior
BUSM 62 (VOC)Human resources Management^ I am able to develop interviewing skills ^ I am able to explain theory and practical application of Equal Employment Opportunity current employment laws ^ I am able to write a job description and job specification
BUSA 52Intermediate Accounting^ I am able to interpret accounting statements ^ I am able to prepare a balance sheet ^ I am able to prepare an income statement
BUSO 26 (VOC)Oral Communications for Business^ I am able to apply communication skills in simulated business situations such as conferences and business groups ^ I am able to develop topical outlines, note cards, and visual aids ^ I am able to evaluate presentation preparation and delivery
BUSA 70 (VOC)Payroll and Tax Accounting^ I am able to assemble payroll record keeping requirements for employers under current state and federal laws ^ I am able to calculate wages and withholding amounts in payroll problems ^ I am able to identify payroll records required by the employer in preparation for filing tax forms for Social Security, federal and state income tax, state disability benefits, and federal and state unemployment
BUSA 7 (VOC)Principles of Accounting - Financial^ I am able to analyze and record transactions, using a journal and a ledger, of varying degrees of difficulty including adjusting, and closing entries ^ I am able to describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs ^ I am able to utilize accounting information including financial statements to perform financial statement analysis
BUSA 8Principles of Accounting - Managerial^ I am able to describe a job order cost accounting system and explain how manufacturing costs flow through the inventory accounts of the balance sheet and move onto the income stateent ^ I am able to distinguish between product and period costs and explain which of these costs are shown on the balance sheet and which costs are shown on the income statement ^ I am able to explain the role of the managerial accountant and describe the uses of managerial accounting information
BUSM 20 (VOC)Principles of Business^ I am able to describe and explain social responsibility and business ethics ^ I am able to explain the global dimensions affecting businesses today and in the future ^ I am able to list and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States
BUSM 10 (VOC)Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement^ I am able to contrast quality management theory and previous management thought ^ I am able to define and outline the key principles of continuous quality management ^ I am able to describe describe and explain the quality management tools and techniques for process improvement
BUSM 52 (VOC)Principles of Exporting and Importing^ I am able to define key international trade documentation requirements ^ I am able to describe types of international trade transportation intermediaries ^ I am able to explain how a small business can prepare to conduct export operations
BUSM 51 (VOC)Principles of International Business^ I am able to explain how culture impacts international business ^ I am able to explain the differences between domestic business and international business ^ I am able to identify how governments influence trade
BUSS 36 (VOC)Principles of Marketing^ I am able to recall and apply distribution strategies used in the marketing of products and services ^ I am able to recall and apply promotional strategies used in the marketing of products and services. ^ I have developed a working knowledge of marketing terminology
BUSS 35 (VOC)Professional Selling^ I am able to compare and contrast customer needs, wants, product features and benefits ^ I am able to evaluate my own potential as a professional salesperson and set goals for improvement ^ I am able to list the characteristics of a successful salesperson
BUSS 50 (VOC)Retail Store Management and Merchandising^ I am able to compare and contrast requirements for success in retailing at entry level, mid-management and management positions ^ I am able to explain the elements of profits and the effect merchandising decisions have on profit ^ I am able to explain the role of retail as a marketing function
BUSM 66 (VOC)Small Business Management^ I am able to describe business planning for small business ^ I am able to discuss the legal forms of business ownership ^ I am able to discuss the marketing research process
BUSM 85 (VOC)Special Issues in Business^ I am able to analyze businesses and identify objectives to be accomplished ^ I am able to develop and manage a budget for a business ^ I am able to evaluate the effectiveness of a business plan
BUSS 85 (VOC)Special Issues in Marketing^ I am able to develop a customer survey or questionnaire to be used to collect customer data as part of a class project ^ I am able to develop and suggest a budget required to implement the proposed marketing plan for a studied company ^ I am able to produce a written report of solutions, recommended actions and expected outcomes for a marketing problem brought forward by a local business and present it orally to the business
BUSA 75 (VOC)Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting^ I am able to prepare financial statements ^ I am able to process collections from customers and update accounts receivable ^ I am able to use computerized accounting software to process accounting transactions
BUSA 76 (VOC)Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting^ I am able to create a chart using Excel software ^ I am able to explain how Excel software should be used and applied by a company in its day to day business operations ^ I am able to solve managerial accounting problems with Excel software
BUSA 81Work Experience in Accounting^ I am able to apply skills learned in the classroom under actual work conditions ^ I am able to demonstrate the ability to complete an employment application ^ I am able to interview at a work site and present myself professionally
BUSM 81Work Experience in Business^ I am able to complete an employment application ^ I am able to interview at a work site and present myself professionally ^ I am able to write measurable learning objectives
BUSS 79Work Experience in Marketing Management^ I am able to establish and maintain a positive and constructive relationship with co-workers ^ I am able to establish and maintain a positive relationship with employer ^ I am able to establish and maintain productive relationships with customers
BUSM 50World Culture: A Business Perspective^ I am able to analyze cultural differences when doing business with different cultural groups ^ I am able to discuss cultural roles and how they differ among cultures ^ I am able to discuss gender roles in various cultures and contrast among countries