This course is to be taken by students who have completed all the requirements of the Professional Accounting program and need a waiver for ACC 505, ACC 510, ACC 515, ACC 520 and BUS 510. The course is an update course and it will require the student to do case study work. It will provide a waiver for any combination of the five classes listed above.
The course will continue the study of time value methodology, cash flow applications and employ the traditional evaluation techniques of capital budgeting analysis in business.
The course will include a study of corporate tax, taxation for partnerships and advanced topics in accounting for individuals. The course will use a case study format to apply these topics to real life situations.
The course will be the study of business law beyond contract law. Topics to be included are: commercial paper, secured transactions, real property, bankruptcy, securities regulations, accountants legal liability and insurance.
The course will review topics in external auditing theory such as auditing standards, ethics, disclosures required for public reporting, auditing techniques and auditor/client relationships and use a case study format to apply them to real life situations.
The course is an in-depth study of managerial accounting including topics such as discussion models, quantitative techniques, specialized variance analysis, budgetary control, transfer pricing and cost allocations. The course will use a case study format to apply these topics to real life situations.
The course is an in-depth study of financial accounting including topics such as consolidated statements, pro-forma statements, statements required by regulatory bodies, and accounting fiduciaries. The course will use a case study format to apply these topics to real life situations.
Topics will include current accounting areas that will confront graduates from both the public and private sectors.
The course covers current techniques of research and preparation of a research project. Student will select a topic for research that will require a formal paper and a presentation. This is the capstone project.