The Bachelor of Science program in Accounting offered by the Department of Accounting and Finance was approved and launched in 1991. It educates students to function effectively in a wide range of accounting careers in all types of economic organizations. The program is designed to prepare graduates for accounting careers in industry, public accounting, government, not-for-profit organizations or for an academic accounting career. The program stresses basic conceptual knowledge in all fields of business administration as an essential foundation for an effective accounting career. The program includes financial accounting, accounting information systems, cost accounting, managerial accounting, advanced accounting, auditing, as well as practical training in accounting. The focus of the program is on the principles, concepts, and procedures of measuring, analyzing, and communicating economic information for decision making.