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ACC    221      Cr. 3

Financial Accounting Principles

Financial statement approach including the use of the entity and propriety theories to explain and apply the basic principles of accounting. Topics include structure of accounts, flow of data, periodic and perpetual inventory accounting, internal control, cash flow, and financial reporting for decision making. Prerequisite: student must have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours.


ACC    222      Cr. 3

Managerial Accounting Principles

Accounting principles relating to management decision making, cost determination and flow, cost-volume-profit analysis, responsibility accounting, standard and variable costing, return on investment, and capital budgeting. Prerequisite: ACC 221 completed with a grade of “C” or better.

ACC 221 and 222 are foundation courses.

ACC    400/500           Cr. 1-3

Accountancy Forum

Emphasis will be on examination and study of current accountancy issues. Topics will vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite: consent of accountancy department chairperson. Repeatable for credit — maximum 6. Offered occasionally.


ACC    418/518           Cr. 3

Business Law for Accountants

The study of law as it relates to the professional accountant’s need for an understanding of the legal environment. Among topics included are accountant’s legal responsibility, federal security regulation, antitrust laws, employer-employee relationship, bankruptcy, forms of business organization, estates and trusts, commercial paper, contracts and insurance. Prerequisites: MGT 205 and senior accountancy major. Offered Sem. I.


ACC    421/521           Cr. 3

Advanced Accounting

Theory and principles of accounting as they relate to the environment of financial reporting and the definition of the reporting entity. Complex business combinations are considered under the purchase and pooling-of-interests methods of reporting for mergers, consolidations, and parent-subsidiary relationships. Reporting for advanced partnership problems, fiduciary responsibilities, and governmental and not-for-profit organizations in consideration of the legal nature of each entity and its particular financial reporting environment. Prerequisite: ACC 322. Offered Sem. I.


ACC    425/525           Cr. 3

Advanced Managerial Accounting Problems

A detailed analysis of costs relevant to non-

routine and long range planning, capital budgeting, joint costing, production mix and yield variances, uncertainty in decision-making involving subjective probabilities and the role of cost accounting in operations research. Prerequisite: ACC 325. Offered occasionally.


ACC    427/527           Cr. 3

Advanced Accounting

Information Systems

A study of the total information systems approach to the analysis, design, implementation and use of accounting information systems with an emphasis on computer based systems. Builds on the design principles introduced in ACC 327. Prerequisite: ACC 327. Offered occasionally.


ACC    430/530           Cr. 3

Taxation II

A study of advanced tax law affecting individuals and businesses. This course will include advanced tax planning and research. Prerequisite: ACC 330.


ACC    435/535           Cr. 3

Governmental and

Institutional Accounting

A study of accounting techniques as applied to the accounting systems of a governmental unit: federal, state and local or political subdivisions and public institutions such as schools, hospitals and other not-for-profit institutions. Emphasis is placed on fund accounting as distinguished from profit-motive accounting. Prerequisite: ACC 222 or 235. Offered occasionally.

ACC    438/538           Cr. 3

Principles of Auditing

Auditing concepts, standards and procedures, ethics and legal requirements, scope, objectives and nature of the audit. Statistical sampling in auditing, audits of electronic systems, the auditor’s role in tax and management advisory services. Prerequisites: MTH 205, ACC 322

and 327.


ACC    440/540           Cr. 3

Advanced Auditing

Special auditing problems related to procedures in auditing plant and equipment, liabilities and capital accounts. Preparation of auditing programs, internal control questionnaires and financial reporting given considerable emphasis. Recent trends and procedures in auditing, professional ethics and legal liability will also be included. Prerequisite: ACC 438/538. Offered occasionally.


ACC    445/545           Cr. 3

Accounting Theory

A study of accounting theory including its

historical development. Included are a critical evaluation of concepts, assumptions, principles and analytical methodologies of accounting and their application to factual situations and current developing problems. Topics covered include asset valuation and income determination stressing the implication for internal and external uses of accounting information in business decision making. Prerequisites: ACC 322 and 325. Offered occasionally.


ACC    446/546           Cr. 3

Accounting and Managerial Control

for Non-Profit Organizations

A study of planning and control of government and non-profit organizations. Topics covered include the nature of a management control system, programming, budgeting, accounting, internal control and financial reporting. Prerequisites: ACC 435/535. Offered occasionally.


ACC    447/547           Cr. 3

International Accounting

A study of accounting problems faced by multinational firms doing business in both the U.S. and other countries. Course covers a broad range of issues including problems of operating with three different versions of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), translation of financial statements for consolidation purposes, foreign currency transactions, and foreign exchange

markets and instruments. Prerequisites: ACC 221, 222 and FIN 355. Offered Sem. I.

BUS    700      Cr. 1-3

Business Forum

Emphasis on the exploration of new developments in business theory and practice. Topics will vary from semester to semester. Repeatable for credit—maximum 9. Prerequisite: admission to the MBA program.


ACC    703      Cr. 2

Accounting for Business Decisions

An examination of basic financial statements and accounting systems. Emphasis on statement analysis, cash flows, inventory methods, long-term assets and tax consideration. Capital markets, financing

and other liabilities will be covered.


ACC    704      Cr. 1

Accounting for Management Decisions

An overview of accounting information needed for informed management decisions. Topics include cost concepts and behavior, product costing, allocation and budgeting. Prerequisites: ACC 703.


ACC    705      Cr. 3

Accounting and Managerial Control

An examination of management uses of accounting data with particular reference to decision oriented cost classifications, methods of cost estimation, data appropriate for decision models, standards and controls, and special problems of analyzing transfer pricing, sales and production mix, and yield variances. Prerequisites: ACC 221 and 222 (or equivalent), and completion of MBA foundation requirements.


ACC    706      Cr. 3

Survey of Financial Accounting

An analysis of accounting concepts as they relate to internal and external users of information contained in the financial reports such as: funds flow, revenue recognitions, intercorporate invest-ments, inventory, liabilities, and auditor’s opinion.


ACC    797      Cr. 1-3

Independent Study

Individual reading or research under the guidance of a staff member. Registration with the consent of the student’s regular adviser, the instructor, and the department chairperson. Students must have completed a minimum of 21 credits in the MBA program with a minimum GPA of 3.50. Approval form available in the office of the dean of the College of Business Administration. Form must be completed prior to registration. Repeatable for credit — maximum 3.*


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