MAcc Course Descriptions
Seminar in Accounting Issues (ACCT 501)
Addresses current issues in accounting and develops appropriate professional judgment through researching and applying accounting standards.
Advanced Financial Accounting (ACCT 503)
Accounting for inter-corporate investments, business combinations, and other advanced financial accounting topics.
Personal Accountability & Ethics (ACCT 560)
Examines foundations of ethical behavior with an emphasis on personal accountability. Issues, regulations, and cases relevant to accountants and auditors are examined. Approaches for dialogue in the context of ethical issues are introduced. Includes a service project component.
Seminar in Auditing (ACCT 504)
Expands understanding of the auditing function and provides a framework for analyzing contemporary auditing and assurance issues.
Graduate Accounting Internship (ACCT 597)
Compensated work experience in various areas of accounting. Must follow processes and meet internship requirements of the Department of Accountancy and CoBPA.
Accounting for Government & Nonprofits (ACCT 512)
This course covers accounting for governmental and nonprofit entities, including fund accounting.
Intermediate Financial Accounting I (ACCT 521)
This is a first course in financial accounting for graduate students that has a preparer orientation, but also provides a foundation for analyzing financial statements. Specific content focuses on assets and current liabilities as well as the formats and uses of the primary financial statements.
Intermediate Financial Accounting II (ACCT 522)
This is the second of a two-course in financial accounting for graduate students. The course has a preparer orientation, but also provides a foundation for analyzing financial statements. Specific content includes liabilities, investments, equity, revenue recognition and other topics.
Accounting Systems (ACCT 506)
This course examines business processes and controls within the context of enterprise resource planning systems (ERP), with an emphasis on the financial cycle.
Taxation of Business (ACCT 511)
This graduate-level course covers federal taxation of business organizations.
Audit & Assurance Services (ACCT 525)
Examines the role that assurance services play in improving the quality of information and its usefulness for decision making. Materiality and risk assessment are considered along with processes and controls in relation to financial statement audits.