ACG4940

Accounting Internship

Course Code:
ACG 4940

Credit Hours:
1-6

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
000

 

Course Description:
The accounting internship is designed for business/accounting students who desire to gain real world experience in the accounting field through on-the-job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director. A minimum of 35 hours on the job is required for each semester hour of credit earned.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

To be eligible, the student must:

  • have successfully completed with a grade of C or better a minimum of 30 semester hours of upper level coursework toward a BSBA degree in the Accounting Concentration
  • have successfully completed with a grade of C or better ACG 3101, ACG 3111, ACG 3341, ACG 3351
  • interview with the course instructor or coordinator of the program
  • complete an internship application
  • receive approval from the dean of the department

 

Instructors:

As assigned

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

ZTC

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.  

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses.

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.           

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
Evaluate complex situations, identify key issues, compare and contrast the work experience to the management theories

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Assess the value of hands on experience within the accounting field

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Defend the importance of communicating professionally, a strong work aptitude, professional appearance, and ethical behavior

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Compile pertinent concepts from other Bachelor of Science Business Administration courses with the hands-on work experience

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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