Course Offerings

Winter 2023

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Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Boylan, Scott J.

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Fafatas, Stephan A.

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Rajsky, Iguehi

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Wedgeworth Graham, Brandi Jane

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Corporate Financial Reporting

ACCT 231 - Reid, Colin D.

An examination of the principles of financial accounting applied to financial statement presentation and the underlying treatment of cash versus accrual accounting, present-value analysis, earnings per share, investments, and equity.

Sustainability Accounting

ACCT 303 - Hess, Megan F.

This course examines best practices and key debates in sustainability accounting and corporate social responsibility (CSR) reporting. Sustainable business practices meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future. Increasingly, accountants are playing an important role in measuring, reporting, and auditing corporate impacts on society and the environment so that corporations can be held accountable and more sustainable business practices can be implemented.

Strategic Cost Management and Analysis

ACCT 330 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

This course focuses on the use of cost information in planning and control decisions. Topics include budgeting, performance evaluation, and alternative ways to measure costs to meet different management objectives.

Intermediate Financial Reporting I

ACCT 332 - Fafatas, Stephan A.

An examination of the principles of financial accounting by gathering evidence through the accounting research process as well as exploring revenue recognition, cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and property, plant, and equipment.

Intermediate Financial Reporting I

ACCT 332 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

An examination of the principles of financial accounting by gathering evidence through the accounting research process as well as exploring revenue recognition, cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and property, plant, and equipment.

Intermediate Financial Reporting II

ACCT 333 - Irani, Afshad J.

An examination of financial reporting issues that cover operating and long-term liabilities, income taxes, pensions, leases, and cash flows. The course also continues using the Accounting Standards Codification to explore accounting questions.

Auditing

ACCT 360 - Hess, Megan F.

This course examines auditing and its role in a market economy. Course content focuses on the market for audit services, audit planning, evidence gathering, and reporting.

Directed Individual Study: Case Study of U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

ACCT 402A - Oliver, Elizabeth G.

The objective is to permit students to follow a course of directed study in some field of accounting not presented in other courses, or to emphasize a particular field of interest.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

ACCT 452 - Rajsky, Iguehi

Students prepare federal and state income tax returns for individuals with low to moderate income, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and individuals with limited English proficiency. To accomplish this, students need to be certified by the IRS which involves completing an online course and passing a certification exam.

Honors Thesis

ACCT 493 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

Development of and production of an Honors Thesis.

Honors Thesis

ACCT 493 - Hess, Megan F.

Development of and production of an Honors Thesis.

Fall 2022

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Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Reid, Colin D.

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Wedgeworth Graham, Brandi Jane

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Introduction to Accounting

ACCT 100 - Hess, Megan F.

An introduction to accounting for both internal and external purposes. Students cover the fundamental principles of financial accounting (external) and an introduction to how companies process financial information in order to disclose it to the public. The course also investigates how managers prepare information for internal purposes (managerial accounting). Financial accounting is guided by external requirements, while managerial accounting generally is not.

Corporate Financial Reporting

ACCT 231 - Boylan, Scott J.

An examination of the principles of financial accounting applied to financial statement presentation and the underlying treatment of cash versus accrual accounting, present-value analysis, earnings per share, investments, and equity.

Accounting Information Systems

ACCT 310 - Ballenger, Robert M. (Bob)

An introduction to the information systems used in accounting, including the flow of data from source documents through the accounting cycle into reports for decision makers; the principle of internal control; flowcharting and systems narratives; and use of computers and database systems in accounting information. Students have hands-on experience implementing and using accounting information systems.

Financial Statement Analysis

ACCT 311 - Wedgeworth Graham, Brandi Jane

Students work to prepare an industry and a company analysis. Through presentations, written analyses and extensive work using computer spreadsheets and databases, students learn to analyze and interpret financial statements of publicly traded companies.

Intermediate Financial Reporting I

ACCT 332 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

An examination of the principles of financial accounting by gathering evidence through the accounting research process as well as exploring revenue recognition, cash, accounts receivable, inventory, and property, plant, and equipment.

Intermediate Financial Reporting II

ACCT 333 - Irani, Afshad J.

An examination of financial reporting issues that cover operating and long-term liabilities, income taxes, pensions, leases, and cash flows. The course also continues using the Accounting Standards Codification to explore accounting questions.

Individual Income Taxation & Financial Planning

ACCT 358 - Rajsky, Iguehi

This course focuses on the tax and non-tax factors to consider when managing personal/family financial affairs. Topics include tax-subsidized savings and investment vehicles, deductions, and credits for individuals and families, executive compensation and fringe benefits, real estate ownership, and intergenerational giving.

Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements

ACCT 398 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

A capstone course designed to expose students to a comprehensive framework that integrates strategy, financial reporting, financial analysis, and business valuation. Students apply concepts from relevant disciplines (e.g., accounting, finance, economics, and business) to develop and justify valuations of entities, assets, and securities. Problem-solving and financial modelling skills are emphasized. Case studies and simulations are used extensively. 

Honors Thesis

ACCT 493 - Hess, Megan F.

Development of and production of an Honors Thesis.

Honors Thesis

ACCT 493 - Tanlu, Lloyd J.

Development of and production of an Honors Thesis.

Spring 2022

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FEDERAL TAX POLICY & PLANNING

ACCT 256 - Bovay, John C. (Jack)

ANATOMY OF A FRAUD

ACCT 304 - Hess, Megan F.