Accounting Courses (ACT)

ACT 6625, 6626, 6627
Specialized Study in the Area of Accounting (1-3)
Study of problem or problems using research techniques. Selection of the problem must be approved by the student’s adviser, instructor under whom the study is to be made, and the appropriate dean . The study must contribute to the student’s program. Preparation of a scholarly paper is required and may involve an oral defense. Total credit for any combination of enrollments in these courses may not exceed six semester hours. A specialized study may be substituted for a required course only once in a student’s program. See semester hour limits listed under Course Restrictions in the General Regulations section. Prerequisites: All business and accounting foundation courses or equivalent.
   
ACT 6632
Corporate Financial Reporting (3)
  A study of corporate financial accounting topics, including income and expense recognition, recording of assets and liabilities, and financial statement presentation.
   
ACT 6650
Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (3)
  Auditing theory and procedures as applied to fraud prevention, detection, and investigation. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy (MAcc)degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6651
Accounting Systems and Controls (3)
  An advanced study of accounting information systems concepts, applications, and control issues. Case studies will provide the students an opportunity to relate systems concepts to the actual problems encountered in the analysis, design, implementation, and utilization of computer-based information systems. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6652
Financial Accounting Research (3)
  An individual study of specific accounting topics utilizing the accounting authoritative literature and written and oral communication of the results of the research. A grade of “B” or better is required. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6653
Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis (3)
  A study of advanced financial accounting topics from a practical perspective with emphasis on relevant pronouncements by professional organizations and governmental agencies. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6654
Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services (3)
  A study of advanced auditing theory, standards, practices and problems encountered in the practice of public accounting. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6655
Advanced Management Accounting (3)
  A study of accounting as related to making decisions. Course will include readings, cases, and problems dealing with managerial accounting issues, accounting concepts, budgeting and cost control using accounting information in planning and control. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6656
Professional Certification (3)
  A certification review course. This course requires co-enrollment in an independent professional certification review course designated by the School of Accountancy. Verification of enrollment is required. Prerequisites: Admission to Master of Accountancy degree program and completion of all MAcc foundation and accounting prerequisites.
   
ACT 6691
Financial and Managerial Accounting for the Global Manager (3)
  A study of sources and classifications of accounting data, classification and behavior of revenues and costs, use of accounting data for profit planning and cost control, and use of accounting data for special analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, acceptance into the MBA program and all undergraduate business prerequisite courses or equivalents completed.
   
ACT 6692
Advanced Accounting Problems (3)
  A consideration of problems relating to pension plans, long-term leasing arrangements, refunding of bonds payable, stock options, allocation of income taxes, changing price levels, cash flow statements, and other financial accounting topics with emphasis on relevant pronouncements by professional organizations and governmental agencies. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent and ACT 3391, ACT 3392, ACT 3394, ACT 3396, ACT 4494, ACT 4495 and ACT 4497.
   
ACT 6695
Accounting Research & Communication (3)
  An individual study of specific accounting topics and written and oral communication of the results of the study. A grade of “B” or better is required. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent and ACT 3391, ACT 3392, ACT 3394, ACT 3396, ACT 4494, ACT 4495 and ACT 4497.
   
ACT 6696
Accounting Information Systems (3)
  An advanced study of accounting information systems concepts and applications. Case studies will provide the students an opportunity to relate systems concepts to the actual problems encountered in the analysis, design, implementation, and utilization of computer-based information systems. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent and ACT 3391, ACT 3392, ACT 3394, ACT 3396, ACT 4494, ACT 4495 and ACT 4497.
   
ACT 6698
Advanced Auditing (3)
  A study of advanced auditing theory, practice and problems encountered in the practice of public accounting. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent and ACT 3391, ACT 3392, ACT 3394, ACT 3396, ACT 4494, ACT 4495 and ACT 4497.
   
ACT 6699
Contemporary Issues in Accounting (3)
  A study of contemporary accounting issues and an analysis of how accounting practice is influenced by regulatory agencies, economic conditions, and professional accounting organizations. Prerequisites: All business foundation courses or equivalent and ACT 3391, ACT 3392, ACT 3394, ACT 3396, ACT 4494, ACT 4495 and ACT 4497.
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