A study of basic accounting principles, accounting cycle, and preparation, interpretation, and analysis of financial statements. Not recommended for first semester freshmen.

The analysis of financial data for managerial decision making;  interpretation of accounting data for planning and controlling business activities. Prerequisite: ACC-220.

A study of the technical aspects of accounting, basic accounting procedures, accounting cycle, and business transactions. Use of special journals and subsidiary ledgers, standard setting, professional ethics, and an introduction to the use of computerized accounting software.

The development of corporate financial accounting theory and its application to in-depth problems of financial statement account valuation, analysis of working capital, and determination of net income. Also included is a study of the development of accounting concepts and principles. Prerequisite: ACC-220 with a C or better or with instructor’s permission.

A continuation of ACC-330, featuring topics such as income measurement and valuation issues related to plant assets, short and long-term liabilities, stockholders’ equity and dilutive securities. Related professional literature will be analyzed. Prerequisite: ACC-330 with a C or better.

The analysis of cost factors and their relationships to production, emphasizing cost procedures and information systems; standard costs and variance analysis.  Prerequisite: ACC-221.

A comprehensive interpretation and application of the federal income tax code as it pertains to the determination of taxable income and computation of tax liability for individuals. Prerequisite: ACC-220.

A comprehensive interpretation, analysis, and application of the federal income tax code as it pertains to the determination of taxable income and tax liability for corporations, partnerships, estates, and trusts.  Prerequisite: ACC-336.

A variety of subjects related to current issues and professional accounting standards. Prerequisite: ACC-220. May repeat different topics for credit.

A study of auditing theory, practices, and procedures encompassing audit objectives, standards, evidence, internal control, professional ethics, and legal responsibility. Related materials of professional importance will be used.  Prerequisite: ACC-330.

An in-depth endeavor that complements and enhances classroom learning.  It is an active participation by students and faculty in the creation, discovery, and examination of knowledge through various methods of inquiry and analysis within the various disciplines of accounting. The project must meet Honors Program thesis requirements as well as expectations of business faculty.  Open to seniors in the Honors and/or Teaching Fellows Programs only.

An in-depth endeavor that complements and enhances classroom learning.  It is an active participation by students and faculty in the creation, discovery, and examination of knowledge through various methods of inquiry and analysis within the various disciplines of business.  It represents a study or investigation conducted by an undergraduate that makes an intellectual contribution to business.  Junior or senior standing only.  May be repeated for credit for a maximum of six credit hours.


Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.

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