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Analysis of the Non-Correspondence between Central Luzon State University Business Administration sophomore students’ major field of study and their freshmen preferred accounting course

Title Page
Approval Sheet
Biographical Sketch
Acknowledgement
Table of Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Appendices

I.The Problem and its Background
Introduction
Statement of the Problem
Objectives of the Study
Significance of the Study
Scope and Limitation
Definition of Terms
Conceptual Framework
II.Review of Related Literature
Local
Foreign
III.Research Methodology
Overview
Research Strategy
Respondent
Sampling Technique
Data Gathering Tool
Data Processing and Analysis
IV.Results and Discussion
V.Conclusions
VI.Recommendations
References
Appendices

The Problem and Its Background

Introduction

Statement of the Problem
Generally, this study aims to answer the question “How does the CLSU BA Sophomore students’ major Field of study not correspond with their freshman preferred accounting course?”

Specifically, it aims to seek to answer the following questions: 1.What are the factors considered by the CLSU BA Sophomore students in their choice of major field of study?

2.What are the sources of information that CLSU BA Sophomore students used in their major field of study selection process?

3.How do those factors and sources of information affect the CLSU BA Sophomore students’ decision of not choosing accounting as a major field of study?

Objectives of the Study
The general objective of this study is to analyze the non-correspondence between CLSU BA Sophomore students’ major field of study and their freshman preferred accounting course.

The specific objectives are the following:
1.To determine factors considered by the CLSU BA Sophomore students in their choice of major field of study.

2.To determine the sources of information that CLSU BA Sophomore students used in their major field of study selection process.

3.To evaluate how those factors and sources of information affect the CLSU BA Sophomore students’ decision of not choosing accounting as a major.

Significance of the Study
This study will provide significant contribution to the students, CLSU Department of Accountancy and accounting education.
For the students, this study will guide them in their major field of study selection process. This may assist them for better decision-making.
For the CLSU Department of Accountancy, this study may be of interest because it will give information of what underlies the non-correspondence between CLSU BA sophomore students’ major field of study and their freshmen preferred accounting course. In addition, it will help the department in more actively screening and recruiting students to major in accounting course.

For the accounting education, this study will yield insights where the accounting educators may base the activities that can be undertaken to improve the accounting education in our country.

Scope and Limitation
The scope of the study will be the sophomore students of academic year 2011-2012 with major field of study other than accounting in the College of Business Administration and Accountancy in Central Luzon State University. In addition, these sophomore students have accounting as their preferred freshman accounting course.

This study will not include those students whose preferred freshman accounting course is accounting but did not enroll in the College of Business Administration and Accountancy during their first year. Moreover, this study will not cover those students with preferred freshman accounting course that enrolled in College of Business Administration of Accountancy during their first year but did not take their second year in the same college and/or university.

Conceptual Framework

Independent variablesDependent Variable

The above figure provides the explanatory framework upon which...
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