• Accounting Program Learning Outcomes


     

    The mission of the Accounting Program at Baltimore City Community College is to prepare students for advanced academic studies as well as for careers in public accounting, private industry, government and non- profit sectors.

    Students will demonstrate progressive cognitive domain development of knowledge, comprehension, and application of rational economic decision making using: accounting discipline language, methods of classification, standards and computational procedures in all courses.   In advanced accounting courses beyond the introductory level, cognitive development will also progress to analysis and synthesis. 

    • Students will recognize commonly used financial statements, their components and how information from business transactions flows into these statements

    • Students will demonstrate progressive learning in the elements of managerial decision making, including planning, directing and controlling activities in a business environment.

    • Students will be able to demonstrate progressive learning of various tax issues and   tax forms related to individuals.

    • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of preparation of Financial Statements and or financial schedules in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles through analysis and synthesis of information as well.

    • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge in setting up a computerized set of accounting books for a “for profit “ entity.

    • Students will demonstrate progressive affective domain development of values, including but not limited to receiving and responding to: the role of accounting in society, business ethics, environmental and global societal sustainability, and/or career opportunities.   In advanced accounting courses beyond the introductory level, affective development will also progress to the valuing and organization levels.

    • Students will learn relevant financial accounting career skills, applying both quantitative and qualitative knowledge to their future careers in business.

    • Students will learn relevant managerial accounting career skills, applying both quantitative and qualitative knowledge to their future careers in business.

    • Students will complete a Project/ Written Assignment that integrates career orientation and or professional development skills.

    • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of various advanced accounting issues related to Financial Accounting within a global and or ethical framework

    Students will demonstrate the development of information technology skills, including but not limited to the use of: the Internet, Online Learning Management Platforms, Spreadsheet software, accounting and Income Tax software, and/or online Accounting homework systems.

    • Students upon successfully completing this course will be able to  utilize information technology to complete assignments and or activities