Department of Accounting

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The Department of Accounting was established in 1996 and started to recruit students of two-year bachelor program. The department continued to expand with the establishment of four-year bachelor program in 1997, the evening division of two-year bachelor and four-year bachelor program in 1998 and 1999, respectively, and the Graduate Institute of Accounting in 2002. The 2-year bachelor program in both day and evening division stopped recruiting students in 1996 and 2008, respectively.
Currently, there are 12 undergraduate and 2 graduate classes in the department, consisting of approximately 680 students.

 

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| Faculty

 
  1. There are sixteen full-time faculty members in the Department of Accounting, consisting of 4 associate professors, 10 assistant professors, and 2 lecturers. (One is currently studying in doctoral program.)
  2. Among full-time faculty members in the department, fourteen members have professional experience. More than half are either or both certified public accountants and certified internal auditors in domestic and/or overseas. Most of the full-time and part-time faculty members have professional experiences in Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Finance, Government Accounting, Management and Information Management.
  3. All faculty members have been recruited based on the curriculum development of the department. In addition, the department constantly consults business professionals and certified public accountants as well as collects information from other universities in domestic and overseas to adjust courses on timely basis, hoping to provide students new knowledge that meets contemporary social needs and changes.
  4. There is one administrative staff handling general affairs in the department.
 

| Teaching Features and Advantage

  1. Modulized teaching: divided into three modules, Accounting, Taxation and Accounting Information System to meet the growing demand of business for multi-professional workers.
  2. Establishing ”Accounting and Auditing Simulation Laboratory” and “The Center of Tax and Accounting Counseling Service”, and realizing students’ internship in one single business for one consecutive year, achieving the educational goal of “employed right after graduation, skillful right at the start.”
  3. Setting graduation requirement on professional license, English and informational proficiency, and offering classes of “Certified Public Bookkeepers Exam Review” and “Certified Public Accountant Exam Review”, etc., to strengthen students professional skills and working ability.
  4. Integrating accounting theory and practice and realizing life education:

(1). Connecting with the industry by striving ducation-industry collaboration plan to blend into teaching and realizing professional internship.

(2). Promoting the integration of “Accounting Employment Program Plan” with curriculum, teachers from business sectors and internship.

(3). The implementation of practical activities such as Education-Industry Co-operation, Debate Contest and Summit of Special Topic on Accounting, and business visiting tours.

(4). Assisting community in tax service and implementing manual labor education system.

| Objective and Key Development Direction

  1. Training students to equip the ability that combines theory and practice. Curriculum is designed on the emphasis of how to apply theories and methods of basic subjects in solving accounting questions and explaining accounting phenomena, thus assisting business in making prudent decisions.
  2. Having both accounting profession and managerial intelligence and emphasizing subjects integration, making sure in requesting students be not only proficient in accounting and taxation, but also possessing managerial skill, in order to elaborate managerial function of accounting.
  3. Counseling students in taking variety of exams to obtain professional licenses, accomplishing the essence of vocational education.
  4. Combining the industry and accounting firms to establish cooperative educational relationship, providing students opportunities of summer internship and occasional visiting, thus achieving the aim of vocational education.

| Students Career Path

Graduate studies

  Graduates from this department can further pursue their study in graduate programs of accounting, finance and management related majors either domestic or overseas universities.

Employment

  1. Participate in professional qualification exams to obtain Certified Public Accountant and/or Certified Public Bookkeeper license and work in accounting or bookkeeping related field.
  2. Enter the business world, working in accounting, finance or management department.
  3. Enter governmental agency by taking civil service workers exams, including auditing, treasurers, tax or finance personnel, etc.