Texas A & M University Corpus Christi College of Business

Introduction

The College of Business supports the mission of the University by serving the higher educational needs of business students in the region. Programs are designed to help students advance their education in business to become more productive citizens, further their careers, and pursue advanced studies within a changing global environment. Undergraduate programs offer selected specializations built on a foundation of general education and a broad business core. The Master of Business Administration program provides more advanced general management education with selected concentrations. The Master of Accountancy program offers advanced accounting studies. The College promotes a high code of ethics, special concern for student learning, and the effective use of technology.

Teaching and the resultant learning are the highest priority of the College. To that end, faculty intellectual contributions of applied scholarship and instructional development are emphasized. Faculty development, community service and involvement in professional organizations resulting in service to key stakeholders are stressed. The College solicits input from its primary stakeholders through advisory councils.

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Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Corpus Christi

The MAcc is intended to prepare professional accountants to fill high-level positions in accounting firms and business enterprises, designed to provide an opportunity for graduate study in accounting. [+]

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree is designed to provide an opportunity for graduate study in accounting. The MAcc is intended to prepare professional accountants to fill high-level positions in accounting firms and business enterprises. The length of the program is approximately one year of full-time study for the typical BBA graduate with a major in accounting.Individuals with undergraduate degrees in areas other than accounting should consult with the Director of Master's Programs to determine specific course requirements for their programs. Those who have not yet received an undergraduate degree should inquire about the Professional Program in Accounting (PPA), an integrated undergraduate and graduate program resulting in the awarding of both the BBA and the MAcc. ... [-]


Professional Program in Accounting (PPA)

Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 USA Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, through the Department of Accounting and Business Law in the College of Business, offers a PPA leading to the awarding of the BBA and the MAcc. [+]

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, through the Department of Accounting and Business Law in the College of Business, offers a PPA leading to the awarding of the BBA and the MAcc. Students selected for the PPA enter in the spring semester of their third year and complete the program at the end of their fifth year. The curriculum emphasizes the development of ethical judgment, business decision-making skills, and teamwork, and encourages students to intern with a business appropriate to their career path during the spring semester of their fourth year.A variety of different career paths are available to accountants. Accounting professionals work in public accounting in audit, consulting, tax and financial planning, providing services to a wide range of organizations. Accountants also enjoy financial reporting, tax, and managerial accounting careers with companies in all industries, in all levels of government, and in educational institutions as professionals and as educators. As businesses, governments, and individuals generate and utilize information at accelerating rates in an increasingly global environment, public trust in the value of the information and the financial reporting of firms depends on the highest integrity, dedication, and expertise of the accountants in each of these career paths.... [-]