Master of Science in Accounting

Curriculum Requirements

Assurance Track (MAcc-Assurance)

The program requires 30 semester hours consisting of nine required courses and the balance of approved elective courses provided the student has an undergraduate degree in Accounting, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. In addition to the nine required courses, students must select four courses from the designated course list.  Other courses can be selected from the list of approved electives or in consultation with the program director. Courses with a 600-level designation are designed for graduate students. Courses with a 500-level designation are open to upper-level undergraduate students and do not count toward the MAcc degree. Unless otherwise noted, courses in the program are two semester hours (two credits).

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Required Courses

18

ACC 603

Studies in Financial Reporting Issues

ACC 606

Internal Auditing

ACC 610

Financial Reporting Research

ACC 611

Auditing Seminar

ACC 622/522

Advanced Issues in Auditing

ACC 630/530

International Financial Reporting Standards

ACC 648

Financial Reporting Implications of Income Taxes.

ACC 672/572

Advanced Financial Analysis

ACC 677

Forensic Accounting

Additional Accounting Courses

8

Choose 4 of the following:

ACC 604

Seminar in Cost Accounting

ACC 620

Accounting Controls in Information Technology

ACC 623

International Accounting and Taxation

ACC 624/524

Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Entities

ACC 640

Corporate Taxation I

ACC 641

Corporate Taxation II

ACC 664

Global Mergers and Acquisitions: Accounting and Related Issues

ACC 675

Compensation, Incentives and Strategic Control

BSL 675

Advanced Business Law

BSL 691

The Public Corporation: Legal Perspectives

Approved Electives 1

4

Students may select their other electives from the remaining courses above or the following courses:

ACC 626

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services

ACC 627

Accounting Regulations & Complliance

ACC 628

Introduction to Accounting Analytics

ACC 631

Advanced Financial Accounting Topics 2

ACC 639

Income Taxation and Business Entitles 3

ACC 642

Seminar in Taxation

ACC 643

Tax Research

ACC 645

Partnership Taxation

ACC 647

Estates and Gift Taxes

ACC 649

Issues in Tax Policy

ACC 662

Taxation of Multinational Corporations

ACC 699

Directed Readings (Internal Auditing Internship)

BUS 602

Critical Thinking and Effective Writing

BUS 603

Critical Thinking and Effective Speaking

BSL 624

Negotiation: Theory & Practice

BSL 692

Legal Implications of International Business Transactions

BSL 694

Real Estate Law

BTE 612

Enterprise Technologies

BTE 613

Business Intelligence Technologies

BTE 617

Information Technology Project Management

BTE 689

Topics in Business Technology

FIN 650

Financial Investment

FIN 651

Advanced Topics in Investments

FIN 660

International Finance

FIN 670

Corporate Finance

FIN 671

Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance

FIN 674

Financial Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions

Total Credit Hours

30

Course List

 

1

Any other electives must be selected in consultation with the Program Director.

2

ACC 631 is not open to students that completed ACC 411 Advanced Accounting or equivalent at a US university.

3

ACC 639 is not open to students that have completed ACC 404 Advanced Taxation or equivalent at a US university.

Corporate Accounting Track (MAcc-Corporate)

The program requires 30 semester hours consisting of eight required courses and the balance of approved elective courses provided the student has an undergraduate degree in Accounting, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. In addition to the eight required courses, students must select five courses from the designated course list.  Other courses can be selected from the list of approved electives or in consultation with the program director. Courses with a 600-level designation are designed for graduate students. Courses with a 500-level designation are open to upper-level undergraduate students and do not count toward the MAcc degree. Unless otherwise noted, courses in the program are two semester hours (two credits).

Code

Title

Credit Hours

Required Courses

15

ACC 603

Studies in Financial Reporting Issues

ACC 604

Seminar in Cost Accounting

ACC 606

Internal Auditing

ACC 610

Financial Reporting Research

ACC 630/530

International Financial Reporting Standards

ACC 648

Financial Reporting Implications of Income Taxes.

ACC 672/572

Advanced Financial Analysis

FIN 670

Corporate Finance

Choose 5 from the following:

10

ACC 611

Auditing Seminar

ACC 620

Accounting Controls in Information Technology

ACC 622/522

Advanced Issues in Auditing

ACC 623

International Accounting and Taxation

ACC 624/524

Accounting for Governmental and Not-for-Profit Entities

ACC 640

Corporate Taxation I

ACC 641

Corporate Taxation II

ACC 664

Global Mergers and Acquisitions: Accounting and Related Issues

ACC 675

Compensation, Incentives and Strategic Control

ACC 677

Forensic Accounting

BSL 675

Advanced Business Law

BSL 691

The Public Corporation: Legal Perspectives

FIN 650

Financial Investment

FIN 651

Advanced Topics in Investments

FIN 660

International Finance

FIN 671

Advanced Topics in Corporate Finance

FIN 674

Financial Analysis of Mergers and Acquisitions

Additional Electives 1

5

Students may select their other electives from the remaining courses above or the following courses:

ACC 626

Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services

ACC 627

Accounting Regulations & Complliance

ACC 628

Introduction to Accounting Analytics

ACC 631

Advanced Financial Accounting Topics 2

ACC 639

Income Taxation and Business Entitles 3

ACC 642

Seminar in Taxation

ACC 643

Tax Research

ACC 645

Partnership Taxation

ACC 649

Issues in Tax Policy

ACC 662

Taxation of Multinational Corporations

ACC 699

Directed Readings (Internal Auditing Internship)

BUS 602

Critical Thinking and Effective Writing

BUS 603

Critical Thinking and Effective Speaking

BSL 624

Negotiation: Theory & Practice

BSL 692

Legal Implications of International Business Transactions

BSL 694

Real Estate Law

BTE 612

Enterprise Technologies

BTE 613

Business Intelligence Technologies

BTE 617

Information Technology Project Management

BTE 689

Topics in Business Technology

Total Credit Hours

30

Course List

 

1

Any other electives must be selected in consultation with the Program Director.

2

 ACC 631 is not open to students that completed ACC 411 Advanced Accounting or equivalent at a US university. 

3

 ACC 639 is not open to students that have completed ACC 404 Advanced Taxation or equivalent at a US university. 

 


 

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