Unit: Accounting
Program: Accountancy (BBA)
Degree: Bachelor's
Date: Fri Sep 25, 2009 - 9:46:12 am

1) List your program's student learning outcomes (SLOs).

Goals 1 through 4 are the same for ALL BBA students. 

Objectives listed under Goal 5 vary by major. 

Objectives (and rubrics)  for Accounting Majors are Listed below 

Accounting Objective 1:  Students demonstrate knowledge of the demand, institutional settings and use of accounting information in an international setting.



Students can identify the differences between financial and managerial accounting

0 = cannot identify differences

1 = can identify major differences

2 = can identify all differences

Students can identify the different users of accounting information

0 = cannot identify users

1 = can identify investors, creditors, managers

2 = can identify other users (unions, governments, etc.)

Students are able to identify factors influencing the demand for assurance services

0 = cannot identify any factors

1 = can identify major factors

2 = can identify more than just the major factors

Students can identify differences between U.S. and International accounting standards

0 = cannot identify any differences

1 = can identify three differences

2 = can identify more than three differences

Accounting Objective 2:  Student can research accounting and tax issues



Student can identify appropriate financial reporting standard

0 = cannot identify standard

1 = can identify standard

2 = can identify and obtain standard

Student can identify appropriate tax code

0 = cannot identify tax code

1 = can identify tax code

2 = can identify and obtain tax code

Student can identify appropriate auditing standard

0 = cannot identify standard

1 = can identify standard

2 = can identify and obtain standard

Accounting Objective 3:  Students can design and evaluate controls to ensure the reliability of accounting information



Students can describe the different operational cycles of a business organization

0 = can describe 0 cycles

1 = can describe some cycles

2 = can describe all cycles

Students can identify the major principles of internal control

0 = can identify 0 principles

1 = can identify 3 principles

2 = can identify all principles

Students can identify specific control used for the sales/receivables cycle

0 = cannot identify any controls

1 = can identify 2 controls

2 = can identify more than 2 controls

Students can identify specific controls used for the disbursements cycle

0 = cannot identify any controls

1 = can identify 2 controls

2 = can identify more than 2 controls

2) Where are your program's SLOs published?

Department Website URL:
Student Handbook. URL, if available online:
Information Sheet, Flyer, or Brochure URL, if available online:
UHM Catalog. Page Number:
Course Syllabi. URL, if available online:
Other: Will be published on the Shidler College web site by end of the fall 2009 semester

3) Upload your program's current curriculum map(s) as a PDF.

No map submitted.

4) What percentage of courses have the course SLOs explicitly stated on the course syllabus, department website, or other publicly available document? (Check one)


5) State the SLO(s) that was Assessed, Targeted, or Studied

Assessment for the Accounting major will be done beginning Fall 2009

6) State the Assessment Question(s) and/or Goal(s) of Assessment Activity

see objectives

7) State the Type(s) of Evidence Gathered

Evidence will include papers, tests, quizzes, projects and other course assignments, and are individually determined by the faculty member teaching the course in which assessment is conducted

8) State How the Evidence was Interpreted, Evaluated, or Analyzed


9) State How Many Pieces of Evidence Were Collected


10) Summarize the Actual Results


11) Briefly Describe the Distribution and Discussion of Results


12) Describe Conclusions and Discoveries


13) Use of Results/Program Modifications: State How the Program Used the Results --or-- Explain Planned Use of Results


14) Reflect on the Assessment Process


15) Other Important Information


16) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Explain how your program/department has adapted its assessment of student learning in the on-campus program to assess student learning in the distance education program.

17) FOR DISTANCE PROGRAMS ONLY: Summarize the actual student learning assessment results that compare the achievement of students in the on-campus program to students in the distance education program.