Available to students majoring in Accountancy, the optional concentration in Internal Audit prepares students to meet the challenges of the profession and provides them with knowledge of the internal audit function that is becoming increasingly important in the global business community. Students experience rigorous classroom learning designed to deliver the knowledge and practical skills they’ll need to succeed during the first years of their careers including: oral and written communication, understanding of internal audit’s role of providing objective assurance of key governance, risk management, and compliance processes, use information technology processes and controls in the assurance function, and development of teamwork and leadership skills. Successful students will enjoy opportunities to visit companies and interact with Chief Audit Executives on risk assessment projects.
A student completing the concentration in Internal Audit is required to take three courses:
Courses for the concentration may be taken in any order.
To declare the concentration in Internal Audit, a student must be a declared Accountancy major. The concentration may be declared at the same time as major declaration or added afterward. All courses for the concentration must be completed with a minimum grade of C-.
ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND BEHAVIOR
This course concerns theoretical concepts and empirical research relating to administrative behavior in organizations with special reference to educational organizations. Concepts are examined within the typical decisional framework of supervisors, chief school business officers, principles, and superintendents, and similar positions in the helping professions. Assignments are individualized.
Status as an Advanced Masters Education student is a prerequisite for this class.