Department of Accountancy & Taxation
Courses Offered Through CAP
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|Course #||Course Title||Description|
|ACCT 5330||Advanced Accounting||
This course focuses on financial accounting for business combinations and the preparation of consolidated financial statements. The course also covers financial accounting for partnerships, international transactions and hedging fluctuations in foreign exchange rates.
|ACCT 5331||Federal Income Tax - Individual||
This course covers the basics of the Federal income tax system as it applies to individuals. Special attention is given to the major provisions and applications of the tax law.
|ACCT 5332||Corporate Taxation||
This course follows the lifecycle of a corporation and examines the federal tax issues encountered at each stage. The course also provides an introduction to flow-through entities. Emphasis is placed on understanding how taxes relate to business decisions and planning.
|ACCT 5335||Financial Statement Auditing||
This course covers auditing standings and procedures, and requires students to examine business and accounting concepts from an auditor’s perspective. Topics covered include professional standards, audit evidence and documentation, auditing sampling, internal controls, and cash and financial investments.
|ACCT 5337||Management Accounting||
This course continues students’ introduction to managerial accounting from ACCT 2332. Topics covered include the preparation and use of budgeting, standard costs, and variance analysis as essential tools for business decisions.
|ACCT 5367||Intermediate Accounting 1||
This course reviews the environment and conceptual framework of accounting, the accounting cycle, basic financial statement, and time value of money concepts.
|ACCT 5368||Intermediate Accounting 2||
This course presents and evaluates the theory and application of financial accounting. Topics covered include liabilities, contingencies, shareholders’ equity and earnings per share, revenue recognition, statements of cash flow, financial statement analysis, and disclosures.
|ACCT 5371||Accounting Information Systems||
This course provides an introduction to accounting information systems and internal controls. A variety of current software programs are also introduced.
|ACCT 5375||Internal Auditing and the Control Entity Environment||
This course explores controls and auditing procedures within companies. Topics covered include corporate governance, ethical considerations, and internal control concepts.
|ACCT 5376||Advanced Financial Statement Auditing||
This course covers advanced topics in financial statement auditing. Topics discussed include financial statement assertions/risks, internal controls, financial reporting, research techniques, and resources and application of rules and regulations.
|ACCT 5377||Government & Non-Profit Accounting||
This course examines the unique environment, concepts, and procedures of accounting, financial reporting, auditing, and budgeting of governmental and not-for-profit organizations.
|ACCT 5378||Control and Security of Internal Financial Information: Theory and Practice||
This course covers the fundamentals of information security and techniques for securing hardware, software, and data. Topics include the elements of information security, common threats and countermeasures, and management, operational, and technical controls.
|ACCT 5379||Enterprise Risk Management||
This course covers the fundamentals of risk identification, assessment, prevention, and mitigation.
|ACCT 5380||Oil and Gas Accounting 1||
This course covers the basic financial accounting and reporting issues related to oil and gas producing activities. Topics covered include recording transactions, financial reporting, the acquisition of mineral interests, and lease agreements.
|ACCT 5381||Oil and Gas Accounting 2||
Oil and Gas Accounting 2 builds on knowledge from Oil and Gas Accounting 1.The course covers financial accounting and auditing issues in the upstream, midstream, downstream, and oilfield services. Subject-matter experts and professionals provide in-depth lectures and discussions about current events in the energy sector.
|ACCT 5382||Oil and Gas Accounting 3||
Oil and Gas Accounting 3 completes students’ knowledge of the Oil and Gas/Energy Industry. Subject-matter experts and professionals provide in-depth lectures and discussions about current events in the energy sector. Topics covered include contracts and agreements, oil and gas taxation, integrated audits, and risks.
|GENB 5303||Professional Accounting Communication||
This course covers professional communication for accountants.
|GENB 5304||Business Ethics for Accountants||
This course examines ethics from a professional’s perspective with a focus on origins of ethics and basis for various ethical perspectives, modern day ethical decision making and behavior, and the laws that govern the accounting professional.
|GENB 5305||Commercial Law||
This course covers the basic legal principles and environment governing businesses in the United States. Topics include basic legal principles to contracts, sales, agency, business organizations, real and personal property, secured transactions and bankruptcy.
|GENB 5397||Principles of Microfinance||
This project-based course provides a unique opportunity to explore the area of microfinance from a theoretical, practical, and experiential viewpoint. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship and business concepts such as Triple Bottom Line and Base of the Pyramid, and how entrepreneurs use business concepts, innovation, and technology to solve some of the most pressing and challenging problems of society.
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