Information Technology-Accounting Option


The Information Technology-Accounting Option, a Bachelor of Science program, provides students with accounting education sufficient to enable students to be successful professionals, to pursue graduate education, and to pursue professional certification. In addition, students will be educated in the business fundamentals related to information technology and in the design and/or redesign of information technology processes.

Educational Objectives

  • The Information Technology-Accounting Option degree program encourages students to sit for professional exams in accounting, i.e., the Certified Public Accountant and Certified Management Accountant exams.
  • The Information Technology-Accounting Option degree program prepares students to continue into graduate education.
  • The Information Technology-Accounting Option degree program prepares students to enter into accounting positions in private, public or governmental organizations.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, Information Technology-Accounting Option graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the major concepts in the functional areas of accounting, marketing, finance, and management.
  2. Evaluate the legal, social, and economic environments of business.
  3. Describe the global environment of business.
  4. Describe and explain the ethical obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply decision-support tools to business decision-making.
  6. Construct and present effective oral and written forms of professional communication.
  7. Apply knowledge of business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.
  8. Use management processes in an applied organization or business situation.
    • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
    • The Internal Revenue Code
    • Managerial accounting concepts
    • Auditing concepts

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Information Technology-Accounting Option program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2014-15 academic year, the program faculty assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.