The mission of the Department of
Accounting is to: (1) prepare students from diverse backgrounds for
professional careers in Accounting; (2) create, interpret and disseminate
knowledge of Accounting, and (3) provide service to the University and
To accomplish this mission the department:
Offers high-quality instruction emphasizing
technical competence, ethical practices, communication skills, critical thinking,
scholarship which improves the practice of Accounting, our understanding of
Accounting, and the process of educating future
Participates in the University's governance and
provides service to professional and academic organizations.
Seeks to attract, develop, reward, and retain faculty
with professional-level knowledge who are committed to
excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
Endeavors to secure the resources sufficient to fulfill these goals.