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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting and Management Information Systems


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The fields of Accounting and Management Information Systems provide the foundation for most business decisions.

Vision – To provide students with a high quality education in Accounting and Management Information Systems that will prepare them to serve in their professions.

Mission – To provide comprehensive Accounting and Management Information Systems programs that include the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for success in the global workplace.

Departmental Goals

  • Attract and retain high quality students to the undergraduate Accounting and Management Information Systems programs
  • Deliver Accounting and Management Information Systems courses that include critical thinking, communication skills, and competencies needed for success in careers
  • Foster relationships with Accounting and Management Information Systems students, alumni, employers, and other stakeholders
  • Conduct and publish research that adds to Accounting and Management Information Systems knowledge or contributes to practice or education
  • Develop and promote volunteer, internship, and career opportunities for Accounting and Management Information Systems students
  • Promote faculty interaction with and service to the university, professional organizations, and society

Undergraduate Programs Offered

Major Programs

Accounting

Management Information Systems

Minor Programs

Accounting

Management Information Systems

Policies

The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems accepts transfer credit based on articulation agreements from community colleges for the following courses only: Principles of Financial Accounting and Principles of Managerial Accounting. No credit will be accepted from a community college for any course listed at the 3000-level or higher in the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems. Exceptions to this policy are based on articulation agreements between WSSU and specific community colleges.

The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems generally will accept transfer credit from regionally accredited four-year institutions. However, specific course credit is evaluated on a case by case basis and may require the submission of an original course syllabus or catalog description. Students seeking to take courses at other institutions after enrollment at WSSU must seek prior approval for such credit to be applied to specific courses in the department.

 

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