Pathways Commission seeks to update accounting curriculums for next generation
- Among the Pathways Commission’s recommendations are the integration of professionally oriented faculty, promotion of more flexible programs, and development of a more robust curriculum for today’s technologically savvy students.
- The Pathways Commission was formed in 2008 at the recommendation of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Advisory Committee on the Auditing Profession to establish a national higher education strategy for accounting.
- The American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants—the Pathways Commission’s sponsor organizations—are finalizing a strategy for carrying out the report’s recommendations.
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Accounting programs should promote curricular flexibility to capture a new generation of students who are more technologically savvy, less patient with traditional teaching methods, and more wary of the career opportunities in accounting, according to a report released today by the Pathways Commission, which studies the future of higher education for accounting. ...
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