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    Harding University
  Sep 27, 2022
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Accounting Major

The expected Program Learning Outcomes for this major are:

  • Demonstrate:
    • an understanding of current accounting topics including new pronouncements.
    • basic accounting knowledge through application during internships.
    • mastery of year-end accounting cycle.
    • professional oral presentation skills.
    • professional writing skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to:
    • compare and discuss several and various debt financing alternatives.
    • conduct accounting research from FASB codification.
    • conduct research on accounting topics using the Internal Revenue Code.
    • create and interpret the Statement of Cash Flows financial statement.
    • prepare a comprehensive corporate tax return.
    • prepare a comprehensive individual tax return.
    • prepare, in good order, a comprehensive set of financial statements.
    • prepare, in good order, a consolidated set of financial statements.
    • prepare, in good order, a Cost Budget using Excel.
    • prepare, in good order, a governmental set of financial statements.
    • prepare pro-forma financial statements for a business start-up.
    • prepare the Standard Audit Report.
    • prepare worksheet eliminating entries for consolidated financial statements for a business combination.
    • provide analysis from in-depth 10K research.
  • Students will complete a series of professional development activities.