Carroll College, Helena Montana

IACBE Accreditation

Public Notification of Accreditation

IACBE

Carroll College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Arts with major in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts with major in Finance
  • Bachelor of Arts with major in Business Administration - concentrations in economics, international business, management, and marketing.

2014-2015 Public Disclosure of Student Learning Assessment Results

Download the 2014-2015 Public Disclosure of Student Learning Assessment Results.

On the 2014-2015 assessment exam, Carroll College accounting students scored 17-29% higher than students at peer institutions.

On the 2012-2013 assessment exam, Carroll College business students scored 30% higher on business ethics than students at peer institutions.

Mission of the Carroll Business Department

The Business Department’s mission is consistent with Carroll College’s dual goals of vocation and enlightenment and prepares students for graduate school or entry into the workforce. Framed by a strong foundation in liberal arts education, the mission of the Business Department is to provide students with the value-laden, globally informed knowledge and skills necessary for today’s dynamic professional environment.

Intended Student Learning Outcomes for Business Administration

  1. Students will be able to distinguish the principal concepts, theories, and practices in and recognize the interrelationships between the functional areas of business.
  2. Students will be able to recognize cultural perspectives, social responsibilities, and ethical perspectives and apply them to organizational-making.
  3. Students will be able to construct coherent oral and written forms of communication and present them in a professional manner.
  4. Students will be able to apply theory and practice in the business functional areas to strategic planning and analysis of organizational problems and challenges.

Intended Student Learning Outcomes for Finance

  1. Students will understand and be able to apply fundamental concepts and practices in finance.
  2. Students will be able to describe and apply the professional responsibilities of finance professionals.
  3. Students will be able to construct coherent oral and written forms of communication and present them in a professional manner.

 Intended Student Learning Outcomes for Accounting

  1. Students will understand and be able to apply fundamental concepts and practices related to public accounting (e.g., financial accounting, tax, auditing, etc.).
  2. Students will understand and be able to apply fundamental concepts and practices related to industry, non-profits, and governments (e.g. financial reporting, managerial accounting, finance, etc.).
  3. Students will be able to recognize and apply legal and ethical principles in accounting to decision making.