Brief History

This department originated from the Accounting and Statistics Department of Ming Chuan Women's College, established in 1957. Initially, it only had a three-year curriculum and was one of the earliest departments established at Ming Chuan Women's College. In 1990, it was renamed as the Department of Accounting and started accepting male students. In 2003, a master's program was established, and in 2013, an in-service master's program was added. In 2017, the School of Management was accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The department is committed to improving the quality of faculty and learning environment. Since 2018, the undergraduate program has been divided into the Accounting and Auditing Group and the Tax Planning Group, with the goal of cultivating students' core competencies.
“ In 2017, the School of Management at our university was accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). ”


The Department of Accounting is committed to offering accounting programs that emphasize instruction in accounting theory and practices, enhance an awareness of professional ethics, and provide training in tax practices, information technology, and foreign language skills to meet a need for accounting professionals in modern society.


Education Goals Of The Department


  • Be able to analyze and explain business financial position and operating performance.
  • Be able to prepare financial statement according to generally accepted accounting principles and file personal and corporate income tax returns according to tax codes.
  • Be able to do cost analysis, budget planning, and performance evaluation.
  • Be able to identify the causes and consequences of accounting issues, collect and analyze accounting data, and finally write and present the accounting research project.
  • Be familiar with accounting cycles and accounting system under e-commerce.
  • Be equipped with communicating and coordinating capability.


In compliance with the accounting job market trends and the developments of computer technology, the department focuses on areas as follows:

  1. Professional Taxation
    The major courses include: Tax Law and Accounting, Tax Planning, Practice of Tax Declaration, Accounting and Tax Filing Practice, Bookkeeping Laws, Accounting and Auditing Regulations, Commercial Law, Accounting Practice Lectures.
  2. Finance Regulations
    The major courses include: Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Security Law, Financial Regulations, Corporate Governance Regulations, Enterprises Mergers and Acquisitions Act.
  3. Management Accounting
    The major courses include: Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Management, Strategic Cost Management, Supply Chain Management, Performance Management, Management Decision Analysis, Customer Relationship Management.
  4. Accounting Information Systems
    The major courses include: Accounting Information Systems, Enterprise Resource Planning, Computer Audit.
  5. Internship
    ​The course provides students intern jobs in corporations and accounting firms during semester and summer vacation. Many students are also offered opportunities to continue to work in the corporations where they interned after graduation.


Our curriculum is designed to comprise Accounting, Applied English, and Information Technology to meet the trend of globalization and e-commerce in business. Our curriculum also focuses on developing students’ profession skill on tax area. Among the accounting courses, undergraduate courses emphasize essential accounting knowledge and practical skills, while graduate courses emphasize accounting theory and empirical study. All core courses have unified course descriptions. Furthermore, core required courses have prerequisites and uniform exams to maintain high teaching standards. New courses related to Chinese taxation and accounting have been offered to meet the demand of the emergent China market. All senior students are required to complete a graduation thesis or project. Outstanding class advisors are recognized for the guidance and examples they provide to students.

Future Prospects For Graduates

An accounting degree opens up a wide variety of exciting and well-paid careers. All organizations in all countries require accounting services. The prospects for graduates from our department include:

  1. Auditor, management consulting, computer auditor of accounting firm.
  2. Attorney affairs officer for public office, accounting, auditing, taxation and administrative staff.
  3. Business financial management and internal audit staff.
  4. Government officials in accounting and auditing.
  5. Obtain professional certification—CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CMA (Chartered Management Accountant), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), and CFE (Certified Fraud Exam).

Our department is in close contact with major accounting firms in Taiwan. We organize visits for students to understand their future work environment. Internships and professional training are provided to senior students every academic year. Students graduating from our department perform quite well as accounting professionals, not only in major accounting firms, but also in governmental offices and other businesses and organizations.