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Graduate Accounting

2020 Spring Term

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2 Units

ACCOUNTING FOUNDATIONS

Accounting 701

This course introduces students to the principles of financial accounting, including the (1) basic accounting cycle (i.e., double-entry accounting), financial statements (i.e., income statement, statement of financial position, and statement of cash flows), and specific discussions of cash, trade receivables, merchandise inventories, plant assets, current and long-term liabilities, and stockholders' equity. Fundamental ratio and statement analysis techniques are also integrated.


3 Units

FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

Accounting 748

This course investigates the role and value of accounting information for users as they make business decisions. It includes a review of the generally accepted accounting principles and assumptions underlying the basic accounting model that generates the financial statements. The course focuses on interpreting and analyzing financial statements.


3 Units

CORPORATE AND SPECIAL ENTITIES TAXATION

Accounting 756

This course examines federal income tax laws and regulations with a specific emphasis on corporations (C and S), partnerships, estate and gift taxation, income taxation of estates and trusts, and taxation of exempt entities. Both compliance and tax planning are emphasized in this course. Tax research on related issues is also included.


3 Units

TAX RESEARCH

Accounting 758

This course helps students to develop advanced research and writing skills within both the corporate and individual taxation context.


3 Units

TAX RESEARCH, VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE, AND PRACTICAL TAX LEARNING

Accounting 759

This course helps students to develop advanced research and writing skills within both the corporate and individual taxation context. Students also apply preparation and reviewing skills onsite at the Volunteer Income Tax Clinic (VITA), so that the course also provides for a service-based learning component.


3 Units

ACCOUNTING THEORY AND APPLIED RESEARCH

Accounting 781

This course examines the relationship between decision theory (and decision makers) and accounting information, alternative measurement theories, and conceptual frameworks. In addition, students will (1) learn to use applied research tools and (2) to develop their communication skills to real-life accounting issues in a variety of accounting environments.


2 Units

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING

Accounting 783

This course examines the international dimension of accounting and financial reporting for multinational enterprises. Topics include (a) the international standard-setting process, including convergence with US GAAP, (b) IFRS for recording transactions and preparing financial statements, (c) a detailed comparison of IFRS and US GAAP, and (d) accounting for the translation of financial statements and for changing prices.


1 Units

READINGS AND RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING

Accounting 789

Student will examine professional practices and conduct applied research to an accounting problem. The course serves as the capstone experience and requires the successful completion of a course project.


1-3 Units

PRACTICUM IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY

Accounting 793

This course provides students, under the direction of a faculty advisor, the opportunity to apply their theoretical backgrounds in settings ranging from internships in accounting organizations to other approved activities related to the practice of professional accountancy. A learning contract will be developed by the faculty advisor, professional supervisor (if applicable), and student that clearly delineates the expectations and responsibilities.

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