Accounting (ACC)

ACC 2301. Accounting in Organizations and Society.

Introductory accounting course for non-business majors. Describes the role of accounting as an information system essential for the operation of today’s organizations. Focus is on (1) how data is captured and processed to provide information for decision-making, and (2) how the information provided can be used for decision-making.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 2325. Financial Analysis and Accounting.

A study of financial statement analysis and overview of financial statements.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 2361. Introduction to Financial Accounting.

This course introduces financial accounting concepts and their application in the accounting process for business organizations, including financial statement preparation, analysis and communication of financial information and related ethical responsibilities. Prerequisite: MATH 1315, MATH 1319, MATH 1329, MATH 2321, MATH 2331, MATH 2417, MATH 2471, ACT Mathematics score of 27 or more, or SAT Mathematics score of 580 or more.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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TCCN: ACCT 2301

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ACC 2362. Introduction to Managerial Accounting.

This course provides an introduction to the use of accounting information as an aid to management decision making and budgeting. Students will gain an appreciation of control processes and an understanding of accounting reports and related ethical responsibilities. Prerequisites: ACC 2361; and MATH 1315, MATH 1319, MATH 1329, MATH 2321, MATH 2331, MATH 2417, or MATH 2471.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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TCCN: ACCT 2302

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ACC 3313. Intermediate Accounting I.

An in-depth study of accounting concepts and standards with emphasis on current theory and practices relating to corporate financial statements particularly stressing asset measurement and presentation. Prerequisites: ACC 2361 and ACC 2362 with a grade of “C” or higher.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 3314. Intermediate Accounting II.

This course provides a study of accounting problems related to liability measurement, determination of stockholders’ equity, earnings per share, leases, and revenue recognition. It also covers intangibles and investments. Prerequisite: ACC 3313 with a grade of “B” or higher.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 3363. Governmental Accounting.

A study of concepts and techniques of fund accounting, and financial reporting for governmental and not-for-profit organizations including state and local government, universities, hospitals, and other public sector entities. Prerequisite: ACC 3313 with a grade of “B” or higher.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 3365. Cost/Managerial Accounting.

The study of cost/management accounting within the manufacturing and merchandising environment. Includes the analysis of cost accumulation, planning, and control within the organization. Specific topics emphasized are job order and process costing; standard costing, standard costing and variance analysis; absorption and direct costing; budgetary procedures; cost/volume profit analysis; and capital budgeting techniques. Prerequisites: QMST 2333; ACC 2362 with a grade of “C” or higher, and completion or concurrent enrollment in ACC 3313.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 3385. Accounting Systems.

A study of elements of theory, procedures, and practice relating to system design and implementation for manual and computerized accounting information systems. Emphasis placed on system selection, data entry, file structure, internal control implementation, and report generation for various information end-users. Prerequisites: ACC 3313 with a grade of "B" or higher; CIS 3380.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 4313. Auditing and Internal Controls.

This course provides a study of the theory and practices relating to auditing. The course emphasizes the procedures used to evaluate the effectiveness of risk management and control processes, including prevention and detection of fraud. Prerequisites: ACC 3314 and ACC 3385 with grades of “C” or higher.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Writing Intensive
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ACC 4328. Survey of Income Tax.

An introduction to Federal income tax provisions, concepts and issues concerning individuals, business and property transactions. The coursework focuses on income and expense recognition as well as tax planning opportunities. Prerequisite: ACC 3313.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 4390A. International Accounting.

This course introduces students to accounting issues unique to multinational enterprises and international business activity. Financial accounting practices are compared across different countries. The development of international accounting standards is also explored. Prerequisite: ACC 3313. (MULT).
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing|Multicultural Content|Topics
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ACC 5315. Selected Topics in Financial Accounting.

The study of specialized financial accounting topics, existing and prospective, necessary for an advanced understanding of financial reporting. Topics include: pensions and post-retirement benefits, deferred taxes, derivatives, share-based payments, interim and segment reporting and emerging issues of the Emerging Issues Task Force. Prerequisite: ACC 3314 with a grade of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5316. Advanced Accounting.

A study of accounting for business combinations and consolidated financial statements. Additional selected topics may include accounting for multinational operations, interim reporting, SEC reporting, partnership and governmental and not-forprofit accounting. Prerequisite: ACC 3314 with a grade of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5320. Auditing.

A study of the underlying theory of external financial auditing including professional ethics, auditing standards and procedures, and the role of auditor’s judgment. (Suggested for CPA eligibility). Prerequisites: ACC 3314 and ACC 4313 with grades of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5340. Individual Income Tax.

A study of the tax concepts and issues involved in an individual’s employment and personal life, and in sole proprietorships, property transactions, tax administration and tax practice. Regulatory and ethical issues are incorporated into the discussion. This course may not count as an elective in any master's program in the McCoy College of Business. Prerequisite: ACC 3313 with a grade of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5350. Professional Accounting Research.

This course provides a study of the sources of authoritative standards in financial accounting. The course develops procedures for identifying the applicable accounting issues, locating appropriate authority, and communicating the results of professional research. Prerequisite: ACC 3314 with a grade of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5352. Financial Statement Reporting and Analysis.

A study of financial statement reporting and analysis. Use of tools and skills will be used to analyze and interpret financial reports for assessing financial performance of firms to facilitate investment, lending, and other financial decisions in a variety of business contexts. Prerequisite: ACC 3313, or ACC 5361 or equivalent.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5355. IT Auditing.

A study of the IT audit: the process of collecting and evaluating evidence of an IT system practices and operations. The course develops understanding of the procedures to test whether the systems are safeguarding assets, maintaining data security and operating effectively and efficiently. Prerequisite: ACC 4313 or equivalent.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5361. Accounting Analysis for Managerial Decision Making.

Use of accounting information for improving managerial decision making. Emphasis is on understanding the practice of business management, budgeting, cost behavior, and operational, internal, and management control. Prerequisite: B A 5352.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5362. Cost and Managerial Accounting Theory.

A study of recent developments and topics in the area of cost and managerial accounting. Includes a discussion of quantitative techniques and their applicability to accounting problems. Prerequisites: ACC 3365 or ACC 5361 with a grade of “B” or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5366. Business Entity Taxation.

Federal income tax provisions affecting business decisions, with an emphasis on C Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnerships. An introduction to the choice, formation, organization, operation and distribution rules or the preceding business entities. Prerequisites: ACC 3314 and ACC 4328 (or equivalents) with grades of "B" or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5367. Seminar in Auditing.

A continuing study of the underlying theory of auditing with an emphasis on professionalism, ethics, and legal liability. Coverage will also extend to the responsibilities and standards of external auditing, internal auditing, governmental auditing, and international auditing, including exposure to current developments in these areas. Practical applications will focus on risk assessment, the use of analytical procedures, and the use of the computer as an audit tool. Prerequisite: ACC 5320.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5369. Special Studies in Accounting.

Directed study and research on selected accounting topics, including the development of accounting thought and research in; advanced tax topics, international accounting, professional ethics and managerial and financial accounting. Courses will be offered as independent instruction. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor and department chair.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5370. Internship in Accounting.

Experiential learning during which the students work in accounting. This work experience may be in public, industry, or governmental accounting units. The student is immersed in a variety of intensive work assignments with increasing levels of responsibility. Students taking ACC 5370 for credit may not take ACC 5680 for credit. Prerequisite: Specified by employer with consent of instructor and department chair.
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3 Credit Hours. 0 Lecture Contact Hours. 20 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5371. Accounting Information Systems.

This course studies various accounting information systems technologies used to enhance business process operations. It also explores management of risks and controls, and management of information resources. Prerequisite: ACC 3385 with a grade of "B" or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5372. Tax Research.

An examination of the sources of tax authority, which include its primary sources (legislative, judicial, and administrative), as well as secondary sources. The course also develops procedures for identifying the applicable tax issues, locating appropriate tax authority, and communicating the results of tax research. Prerequisites: ACC 3314 and ACC 4328 (or equivalents) with grades of "B" or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5373. Fraud Detection and Prevention.

This course provides and in-depth study of how and why fraud is committed. It explores red flags that may help in detecting fraudulent activities, how fraudulent conduct can be deterred, and how allegations of fraud should be investigated and resolved. Prerequisite: ACC 3313 with a grade of "B" or better.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5375. Business Information Consulting.

Integrative capstone for the MSAITprogram using principles and concepts applied through the analysis and presentation of case studies dealing with current issues or emerging trends in the fields of accounting and information technology for the accounting professionals serving as consultants. Prerequisite: ACC 5371.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5377. Partnership Taxation.

A comprehensive study of the tax implications of conducting a business as a partnership or as a limited liability company. Life-cycle analysis and tax planning considerations are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACC 4328 or equivalent.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5378. Tax Practice, Procedures, Audits and Controversy.

This course focuses on the procedural aspects of tax planning and tax return preparation. Coverage includes IRS enforcement tools and corresponding taxpayer rights, audits and appeals, civil and criminal penalties, and statutory relief provisions. Professional standards and ethical considerations in tax practice are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACC 5366 or concurrent enrollment.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5383. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.

The use of information technology for integrating enterprises for operational control and strategic business intelligence is examined via ERP applications in customer relationship management, accounting and finance, purchasing and production control, sales and marketing, and human resource management. Managerial issues surrounding the selection, design and implementation of ERP systems are emphasized.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5384. IT Systems Project Management.

An in-depth study of the project management body of knowledge as applied to Information Technology with emphasis on the management of scope, costs, schedules, quality and risks. Includes program management, system methodologies, material procurement, and human, cultural, and international issues and their impact on the organization.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5385. Database Management Systems.

Explores the concepts, principles, issues and techniques for managing corporate data resources using database management systems. The course includes techniques for analysis, design, and development of database systems, creating and using logical data models, database query languages, and procedures for evaluating database management software. Student will use a relational database management system to develop a management information system.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5389. Corporate Governance and Ethics.

A study of the corporate governance and ethical issues in accounting, including ethical reasoning, integrity, objectivity, independence, core values and professional issues. Prerequisites: ACC 3314 (or equivalent) with a grade of "B" or better, and ACC 3363, ACC 3365, ACC 3385, ACC 4313, and ACC 4328 or ACC 5340.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5390A. International Accounting.

A study of the impact of international business activity on the profession of accounting. The course will investigate the development of international accounting standards and compare those standards to existing United States standards. Students taking ACC 4390A for credit may not take ACC 5390A for credit. Prerequisite: ACC 5315. (MULT).
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Multicultural Content|Topics
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ACC 5390F. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Consolidations Taxation.

This course on mergers, acquisitions and consolidations will examine the tax ramifications and corporate strategies considerations of buying, selling and combining different companies; the onsolidated tax return consequences of those affiliated groups; and the residual outcomes and tax attributes that result from corporate divisions. Prerequisite: ACC 5366.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5390G. Sustainability Reporting.

This course on sustainability reporting strategies will examine analytical methods and reporting techniques used by for-profit and non-profit companies to support sustainable operations. Prerequisite: ACC 5351 or equivalent.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
Course Attribute(s): Exclude from 3-peat Processing|Topics
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ACC 5390I. Regulation and Professionalism.

This course will cover the professional and legal responsibilities and liabilities of the accounting profession and tax preparers; the commercial law applicable to business transactions; and the legal structure of business organizations.  It will also provide a basic overview of corporate and partnership taxation, focusing on current topics and developments. Prerequisite: ACC 3313 with a B or better, ACC 3314 with a B or better, ACC 4328, or their equivalent.
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3 Credit Hours. 3 Lecture Contact Hours. 0 Lab Contact Hours.
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ACC 5680. Internship in Accounting.

This internship involves experiential learning over one entire semester during which the students work in accounting. This work experience may be in public, industry, or governmental accounting units. The student is immersed in a variety of intensive work assignments with increasing levels of responsibility. Students taking ACC 5370 for credit may not take ACC 5680 for credit. Prerequisite: Specified by employer with consent of instructor and department chair.
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6 Credit Hours. 0 Lecture Contact Hours. 40 Lab Contact Hours.
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