Program Learning Outcomes | Pepperdine University | Seaver College

Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in accounting should be able to:

  • PLO #1: Apply, analyze, summarize and explain financial accounting concepts. Apply, analyze, and summarize other accounting concepts. Apply and analyze the fundamental concepts of business law, economics, finance, management science, management, organizational behavior, and marketing.
  • PLO #2: Evaluate business and accounting problems from the perspective of multiple business disciplines and then formulate, communicate, and defend recommendations to decision-makers based on those evaluations.
  • PLO #3: Produce clearly written, concise analyses, and deliver clear, well organized, persuasive oral presentations.
  • PLO #4: Work more effectively with others by either:
    • a. Understanding and recognizing the importance of diversity or inclusion. OR
    • b. Understanding one's own unique cultural background and the backgrounds of other students and faculty members. OR
    • c. developing effective interpersonal interactions. OR
    • d. developing effective group interactions
  • PLO #5: Analyze business and accounting situations in keeping with professional standards and moral values and recommend appropriate courses of action.
  • PLO #6: Demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement by applying accounting knowledge in a service project.