200 Level Courses

ACCT 203: Survey of Accounting. 0,3 credits.
Introduction to financial and managerial accounting. Financial accounting from viewpoint of those who prepare and use financial information. Financial accounting topics include recording financial transaction, creating financial statements, the study of cash and internal controls. Managerial accounting topics include introduction to job order costing, breakeven analysis, standard costs and variances and short term decision making. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ACCT 204.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: ECON 103C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
ACCT 204: Honors Survey of Accounting. 3 credits.
Introduction to financial and managerial accounting. Financial accounting from viewpoint of those who prepare & use financial information. Financial accounting topics include recording financial transaction, creating financial statements, the study of cash and internal controls. Managerial accounting topics include introduction to job order costing, breakeven analysis, standard costs and variances and short term decision making. Project on a global corporation is conducted to reinforce accounting concepts. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ACCT 203.
Recommended Prerequisite: Cum GPA of 3.5 or higher
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (ECON 103B).
B Requires minimum grade of B.

Enrollment limited to students with the Honors College (Business)., Honors College (STEM). or Honors College. attributes.

Schedule Type: Lecture

300 Level Courses

ACCT 301: Financial Accounting and Managerial Decision Making. 3 credits.
Examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of both users and preparers of financial statements, emphasizing use of financial statement information to make financing, operating, and investing decisions. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are introduced. School of Business students will not be permitted to make more than three attempts to achieve a C or higher in ACCT 301. Note: Those who do not successfully complete this course within three attempts will be terminated from their major and will not be eligible to receive a degree from the School of Business. Mid-term and final exams may be scheduled on Saturdays for this class. The number of class sessions will be modified to compensate for mid-term examination time. Accommodations will be made for religious conflicts, Saturday classes, and certain official university activities. Students cannot receive credit for ACCT 301 and ACCT 303/330. This course will not meet School of Business requirements for students with catalog year Fall 2015 or forward. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 203C or 204C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 303: Accounting for Decision Making. 3 credits.
Examines accounting from the viewpoint of managers and users of accounting information including using financial statement information to make financing, operating, and investing decisions, recognizing how tax system and body of tax law impacts business decision making, using managerial accounting information to make operating and compensation decisions, and understanding importance of internal and external audits to business and capital markets. Notes: Students cannot receive credit for ACCT 301 and ACCT 303/ACCT 330. School of Business students will not be permitted to make more than three attempts to achieve a C or higher in ACCT 303. Those who do not successfully complete this course within three attempts will be terminated from their major and will not be eligible to receive a degree from the School of Business. This course will not meet School of Business requirements for students with a catalog year before Fall 2015. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: BUS 103 and BUS 200 are strongly recommended.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 203C, U203, 204C or U204) and (BUS 100C, SOM 100C or BUS U100) and (BUS 210C or U210) and (MATH 108C, U108, 113C, U113, 114C, U114, HNRT 225C or U225).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 311: Managerial and Cost Accounting. 3 credits.
Develops skills in identifying business processes, transforming data into useful information, and making managerial decisions. Designed for students in all areas of management, especially those whose career aims include cost management. Topics include analyzing and managing costs, developing cost systems that facilitate decision making, identifying opportunities for improving business process, creating financial and operating budgets for planning and control, and developing measures to assess performance. Mid-term and final exams may be scheduled on Saturdays for this class. The number of class sessions will be modified to compensate for mid-term examination time. Accommodations will be made for religious conflicts, Saturday classes, and certain official university activities. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Degree status.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 301C or 330C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 330: Financial Accounting I. 3 credits.
This is the first of the three-course financial accounting sequence that examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of preparers and users of financial statements, including preparing financial statements to reflect financing, operating, and investing decisions of the firm and using financial statement information to make financing, operating and investing decisions for the firm. Notes: ACCT 330 is required for all School of Business Accounting and Finance majors. School of Business students will not be permitted to make more than three attempts to achieve a C or higher in ACCT 330. Those who do not successfully complete this course within three attempts will be terminated from their major. For more information about this, see the "Termination from the Major'' section under Academic Policies. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: BUS 103 and BUS 200 are strongly recommended.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 203C, U203, 204C or U204) and (BUS 100C, SOM 100C or BUS U100) and (BUS 210C or U210) and (MATH 108C, U108C, 113C, U113, 114C, U114, HNRT 225C or U225).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 331: Financial Accounting II. 3 credits.
This is the second of the three-course financial accounting sequence that examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of preparers and users of financial statements, including preparing financial statements to reflect financing, operating, and investing decisions of the firm and using financial statement information to make financing, operating and investing decisions for the firm. Mid-term and final exams may be scheduled on Saturdays for this class. The number of class sessions will be modified to compensate for mid-term examination time. Accommodations will be made for religious conflicts, Saturday classes, and certain official university activities. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 301C or 330C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 332: Financial Accounting III. 3 credits.
This is the third of the three-course financial accounting sequence that examines financial accounting from the viewpoint of preparers and users of financial statements, including preparing financial statements to reflect financing, operating, and investing decisions of the firm and using financial statement information to make financing, operating and investing decisions for the firm. Continuation of ACCT 331. Mid-term and final exams may be scheduled on Saturdays for this class. The number of class sessions will be modified to compensate for mid-term examination time. Accommodations will be made for religious conflicts, Saturday classes, and certain official university activities. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 331C and (FNAN 301C, L301, 303C or L303).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 351: Taxation and Managerial Decision Making. 3 credits.
Introduction to fundamental topics in taxation using a business-entities approach. Specific topics include gross income, deductions, losses, and property transactions. The course emphasizes the identification of planning and compliance issues and the application of tax law to resolve those issues. Both tax and non-tax factors affecting decision making are considered. Mid-term and final exams may be scheduled on Saturdays for this class. The number of class sessions will be modified to compensate for mid-term examination time. Accommodations will be made for religious conflicts, Saturday classes, and certain official university activities. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 301C, 303C or 330C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 361: Accounting Information Systems. 3 credits.
This course involves the study and development of accounting information systems. The focus is on business processes covering many industries with an emphasis on data modeling and internal control. Special topics including XBRL and commercial systems are incorporated throughout the course. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 301C, 303C or 330C) and (MIS 301C or 303C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 370: Accounting in a Global Economy. 3 credits.
International Accounting is study of entity reported as multinational company or entity whose reporting obligations to stakeholders are located in a different country. Course focuses on effects of financial reporting, managerial planning and control, international taxation, and international financial statement analysis on multinational reporting entity, and as the convergence of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and International Financial Reporting Standards. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 301C, 303C, 330C, L301, L303, L330, 301T, 303T or 330T.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 372: Financial Statement Analysis. 3 credits.
Detailed overview of financial statement analysis by users of financial statements. Students learn about common features of mandatory and voluntary accounting disclosures, behaviors and interactions among different users of financial statement information. Primary focus is analysis of financial statement information in body of financial statements and footnotes, and implications of those disclosures for firm valuation, fraud prediction, taxation, and governance. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (ACCT 331C or FNAN 341C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

ACCT 411: Advanced Managerial Accounting. 3 credits.
Managerial uses of accounting information in planning, controlling, motivating, and decision making. Emphasizes quantitative and behavioral aspects of managerial accounting. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (ACCT 311C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 433: Advanced Financial Accounting. 3 credits.
Focuses on advanced topics in financial accounting. Students study accounting business combinations, preparation of consolidated financial statements, accounting for foreign currency transactions, translation and remeasurement of foreign currency financial statements, partnership accounting, interim and segment reporting, and Securities and Exchange Commission reporting issues. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are discussed. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: ACCT 332C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 451: Advanced Federal Taxation. 3 credits.
Federal taxation of corporations, partnerships, fiduciaries, and gratuitous transfers. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (ACCT 351C).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 461: Assurance and Audit Services. 3 credits.
Introduction to audit and other assurance services' objectives, theory, and practices. Focuses on developing skills for interpreting business strategies and identifying related business risks, describing internal control solutions to those risks, identifying evidential sources, providing assurance about those risks and controls, and designing strategies to provide assurance services about the reliability of business information. Offered by School of Business. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 331C and 361C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 462: Honors Seminar in Accounting. 3 credits.
An in-depth study and analysis of contemporary developments and topics of interest in accounting. Enrollment in this course is limited and competitive. Notes: The topics and format will vary. Enrollment in this course is limited and competitive. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Scholarly Inquiry
Recommended Prerequisite: Accounting major, senior standing, permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 472: Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting. 3 credits.
Introduction to accounting for nonbusiness organizations. Emphasizes accounting issues unique to these entities, including non-exchange transactions and lack of ownership interest. Includes accounting and reporting for state and local governments, charitable organizations, and the federal government. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: ACCT 331C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 491: Seminar in Accounting. 3 credits.
Advanced study of accounting concepts and selected topics. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: ACCT 331C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ACCT 492: Internship in Accounting. 3 credits.
Opportunity to gain practical and professional experience in conjunction with academic development. Notes: No more than 6 credits of School of Business internship coursework (BUS 492 or ACCT 492) can be applied towards a student's 120 (BU) degree applicable credits. Students must receive departmental approval in order to register for this course; please contact the School of Business for internal eligibility requirements. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits. Equivalent to BUS 492.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 330C or L330.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ACCT 499: Independent Study. 1-3 credits.
Research and analysis of selected problems or topics in accounting. Notes: Must be arranged with an instructor, and students must receive written approval from the associate dean for undergraduate programs before registration. Written report required. May be repeated if topics vary. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: 9 hours in upper-level accounting courses.
Registration Restrictions:

Students with a class of Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Non-Degree or Washington Consortium level students may not enroll.

Students with the terminated from BU major attribute may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

500 Level Courses

ACCT 531: Foundations of Financial Reporting I. 3 credits.
Upon completing course students will be knowledgeable about global business and trade as it applies to international financial reporting standards. Students will be capable of recording, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating financial and non-financial information for users of such information in accordance with applicable professional authoritative literature. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ACCT 301 or BMGT 613, or equivalent with grade of B- or higher or permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Science degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 532: Foundations of Financial Reporting II. 3 credits.
Upon completing course students will be knowledgeable about global business and trade as it applies to international financial reporting standards. Students explore topics including: current liabilities and contingencies, bonds and long term notes, leases, accounting for income taxes, pensions, shareholder's equity and share based compensation. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ACCT 331, ACCT 531, or equivalent and FNAN 301, BMGT 643 or equivalent, both with a grade of B- or higher or permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Science degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 551: Foundations of Taxation of Business Entities. 3 credits.
The objective of this course is to build a sound conceptual and technical foundation for the study of federal income taxation that provides students with the tools necessary to stay current with the ever-changing tax law. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Science degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 561: Foundations of Assurance Services. 3 credits.
The course focuses on planning, performing and reporting on an audit of financial statements conducted in accordance with U.S. generally accepted auditing standards (U.S. GAAS). It also introduces the public accounting profession and the services CPAs provide. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ACCT 331 or ACCT 531 with a B- or better or permission of MSA Program Director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Master of Science degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

ACCT 601: Online MSA Orientation Course. 0 credits.
The main objective of this course is to help students understand program expectations and time commitment and prepare themselves for online communication and technology requirements necessary to successfully complete their online MSA degree. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Enrollment in the online MSA program or permission of the MSA academic director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ACCT 611: Advanced Managerial Accounting. 3 credits.
Examines the firm's planning and control decisions that require a more sophisticated approach than the rule-of-thumb procedures advocated for traditional cost accounting problems. Students will work with real-world issues and problems and apply the appropriate analytical model to develop relevant management accounting treatments. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 630: Advanced Financial Accounting. 3 credits.
This course covers advanced topics in financial accounting like business combinations and preparation of consolidated financial statements. Students are also introduced to specialized accounting issues related to partnerships and segment reporting. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting, Business Administration or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 633: Identifying and Resolving Advanced Issues in Financial Accounting. 3 credits.
Students will gain knowledge and skills used in the interpretation of complex corporate financial accounting issues and in the preparation of complex financial statements. Topics include acquisitions, consolidations, derivatives, segment reporting, partnerships, and SEC reporting. Students also will learn to conduct research using the FASB Accounting Standards Codification to resolve ambiguous reporting issues. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of MSA Director if not already enrolled in the MSA program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 636: Fraud Examination. 3 credits.
Introduces strategies and techniques for fraud prevention and detection. Focuses on financial fraud such as bribery, contract rigging and kickbacks, embezzlement, fraudulent financial reporting, payroll fraud, and misappropriation of inventory and other assets. Several real-life cases and examples will be used to illustrate how to detect and prevent fraud. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ACCT 744, MBA 744.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to MSA program or permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 641: Estate Planning. 3 credits.
Students will learn to plan efficient and effective wealth transfers to meet clients' goals. Topics include transfers of property outright or with trusts, wills, and powers of appointment; use of the marital deduction; valuation of assets; and buy-sell agreements. Students will learn differences in planning for citizens and non-citizen as well as traditional and non-traditional families. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 651: Identifying and Resolving Advanced Issues in Taxation. 3 credits.
Examines the application of the federal income tax law to C-corporations, S-corporations, and partnerships. Topics will include the formation, operations, and dissolutions of such entities. Students will read and apply primary tax authorities to client fact patterns and engage in significant professional research and writing. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director. ACCT 351 or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 662: Seminar in Accounting. 3 credits.
Provides selective analysis of important issues in contemporary accounting practice. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of program director if not already admitted to MSA program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 672: Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting. 3 credits.
Accounting and Reporting for non-business organizations. Emphasizes accounting issues unique to these entities, including non-exchange transactions and lack of ownership interest. Includes accounting and reporting for state and local governments, nongovernment organizations, and the federal government. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 690: Professional Accounting Colloquium. 3 credits.
The Professional Accounting Colloquium is designed to give graduate accounting students the opportunity to identify, develop, and improve professional skills and attributes critical to success in the accounting profession. Students will gain an understanding of these professional accounting skills and attributes from both a theoretical and applied perspective. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 695: Graduate Field Experience. 1-3 credits.
This course provides a framework for approaching, successfully completing, and reflecting upon a professional field experience in accounting. The course is designed for students who will complete semester long internship in the field of accounting either in public accounting or in industry. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of MSA Program Director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Forensic Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ACCT 696: Directed Studies in Accounting. 1-3 credits.
Approval by faculty member and program director required prior to registration. Studies specialized topics in business not otherwise available in the curriculum. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
ACCT 697: Special Topics in Accounting. 1-3 credits.
Sections established as necessary to focus on various topical issues that emerge in practice of accounting. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

ACCT 701: Business Valuation. 3 credits.
Provides hands-on-experience in financial statement analysis and valuation. Takes an accounting-based valuation perspective and offers a comprehensive framework for analyzing financial statements consisting of (a) Business Strategy, (b) Accounting Analysis, (c) Financial Analysis, and (d) Prospective Analysis and Valuation. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 701.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of instructor. Grade of B or better in MBA 613.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 708: Taxes and Business Strategy. 3 credits.
Provides a framework for making managerial decisions in a global tax environment. Examines business decisions such as location of facilities, employee compensation, mergers and acquisitions, capital and asset structure, and business form. Focuses on tax planning concepts and the effect of taxes on business decisions. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 708.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of instructor. Completion of MBA core requirements.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 737: Fraud and the Law. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of US legal system including law-making process, structure of court system, and how frauds are brought to trial, prosecuted and resolved. Explores common fraud statutes used to penalize wrongdoers. Course will examine evidentiary rules including types of evidence, hearsay, impeachment and privileges. Highlight the legal requirements for serving as an expert witness and testifying in court. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 738: Advanced Topics in Fraud. 3 credits.
Course will cover advanced topics in forensic accounting. The focus will be on contemporary issues in fraud. Examples of topics include litigation support, money laundering, consumer fraud, bankruptcy, divorce and tax fraud, fraud in e-commerce, insurance fraud and mortgage fraud. The course will provide a comprehensive look at fraud investigation. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 636C or MBA 744C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 741: Information Technology Auditing. 3 credits.
Introduces methodologies to assess security and control issues concerning accounting and other information systems. Key feature of course is applying computer-assisted audit tools and techniques to test effectiveness of application controls. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 741.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of program director if not already admitted to MSA or MBA program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 742: Corporate Governance and Ethics. 3 credits.
Focuses on developing understanding of corporate governance issues and ethical decision making. Topics include examination of internal and external international governance issues, and ethical analysis in current business environment. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 742.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of program director if not already admitted to MSA or MBA program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 743: Corporate Financial Reporting. 3 credits.
Addresses contemporary issues in corporate financial reporting. Focuses on role of financial reporting in providing decision-useful information to participants of capital market, and theoretical and empirical assessments of its performance. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 743.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of program director if not already admitted to MSA or MBA program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting or Business Administration.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ACCT 745: International Financial Reporting. 3 credits.
Examines accounting from an international perspective, including the study of various functional areas of accounting across countries and the reporting requirements encountered by companies engaged in international trade and making foreign direct investments. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to MBA 745.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of MBA or MSA core requirements, or permission of program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 772: Federal Financial Accounting. 3 credits.
Designed to give graduate students the opportunity to learn about reporting issues facing government accounting professionals. Students will become knowledgeable about federal reporting at both the agency and government-wide level to include budgetary and proprietary accounting, federal audits, and key legislation and government policies. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: ACCT 672C or 472C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Non Degree.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Accounting.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 792: Seminar in Accounting. 3 credits.
Selective analysis of topics addressing important issues in contemporary accounting practice. Discussion of two or three major topics. Offered by School of Business. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ACCT 795: Global Accounting Environment. 3 credits.
Examines the activities of accounting firms competing in the global business environment. Students will observe these activities in residency and study the decision-making processes of international accounting firms to develop an understanding of the regulatory environment of global accounting. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MSA program or permission of the program director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ACCT 796: Independent Studies/Directed Readings. 1-3 credits.
Research and analysis of selected problems or topics in accounting not otherwise available in curriculum. Notes: Approval of faculty member and program director required. Offered by School of Business. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of Program Director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study