Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Technical, Conceptual, Problem-Solving

    Apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills related to taxation of individuals, flow-through entities, and corporations. Recognize potential opportunities for tax savings and tax planning.

  2. Professional Development

    Convert complex and technical tax terminology into language that translates to non-technical audiences. Demonstrate strong interpersonal communication skills that build relationships with clients over time. Document exchanges with careful attention to word choice, tone, and accuracy.

  3. Research/Life-Long Learning

    Use computer-based and paper-based systems to thoroughly research and analyze tax codes, tax law, rulings and interpretations. Use knowledge to be able to adjust to changes in tax law over time.

  4. Ethical Principles and Professional Standards

    Demonstrate understanding of and apply consistently the ethical principles and professional standards related to the profession, including the standards in taking a tax position. Show the ability to express and follow rules of independence and the highest sense of professional ethics.

  5. Globalization

    Explain key differences in taxing policies related to expatriates and the countries they live and work in. Reflect on cultural and ethnic differences in approaches to business and taxation policies.