The MAcc courses cover key areas of accounting and business knowledge such as advanced topics in accounting, international accounting, planning, control and performance evaluation, financial statement analysis, financial accounting theory, taxation of businesses, and business law and ethics. These courses emphasize the skills and tools for accountants to provide information and assist decision makers. The program’s innovative features include international accounting, social reporting, and forensic accounting.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science emphasizes the theoretical foundation and practical experience necessary for a career in the challenging and rewarding profession of software specification, development, design, implementation, maintenance, and re-engineering. The curriculum emphasizes the latest paradigms, languages, and techniques of today’s practitioners while building a strong base to support lifelong learning in the field. It also prepares students to pursue graduate studies. Industrial partnerships provide opportunities for a wide variety of practical experiences that complement classroom teaching and research projects.
Students in the Communication major gain theoretical knowledge and practical skill in the mass media through an interdisciplinary and multicultural curriculum. Students will learn about the social, cultural, economic, political and historical context within which media operate. This major focuses on the full range of communication media —including radio, television, newspapers, magazines, film, advertising, public relations and the Internet—and how it pervades every aspect of our society. Students will study the considerable power media wield in mobilizing public opinion, in cutting across the boundaries between private and public life, and the strong role they play in national development.