Mission and Accreditation

Accounting Program

Vision Statement

The Accounting Program at Southeastern Louisiana University will engage in learning
experiences, outreach, and knowledge creation that will positively impact lives and
the communities it serves.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Accounting Program at Southeastern Louisiana University is to provide
students with relevant educational experiences, to enable the creation and sharing
of knowledge, and to engage communities through service.

Supporting Statements
Learning Experience
 • We care about the well-being of our students.
 • We provide a relevant curriculum through engaging pedagogy.
 • We uphold appropriate standards of academic performance.
 • We prepare our students, who are primarily from the southeastern portion of the
state, to
   make meaningful contributions to Louisiana’s workforce.
 • We offer experiences and opportunities that promote personal, professional, and
   intellectual growth to enhance career success.
Creation and Sharing of Knowledge
 • We engage in quality research having a primary emphasis on application to practice
   teaching /learning.
 • We promote a culture of inquiry through connections with our stakeholders.
External Engagement
 • We build and nurture relationships that enhance the relevance of educational experiences
  for our students and positively impact the communities we serve.

Statements of Core Values
 • Excellence: We strive to perform at a level beyond ordinary standards.
 • Honesty: We are truthful and straightforward in our conduct.
 • Responsibility: We are accountable to stakeholders.
 • Respect: We are considerate of the rights and views of others.
 • Professionalism: We use skill, good judgment, and consideration for others to do
a job well.
 • Service: We work for the good of others.

Finance Program Mission Statement

The purpose for the Finance curriculum is to prepare students for employment in various
finance-related areas and/or for the pursuit of advanced degrees in finance by educating
them in the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and financial skills.



The Department of Accounting and Finance is part of the College of Business which
is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AASCB)
International. The Accounting program is also separately accredited by AACSB International.


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