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Courses - Fall 2017
BUAC
Accounting and Information Assurance Department Site
BUAC743
Financial Statement Analysis
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUSI610.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Business and Management (Master's); Business and Management (Master's)) ; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Provides students with the tools to conduct a financial statement analysis, which is part of an overall business analysis. This involves understanding and using the information that financial statements are communicating to users.
BUAC758A
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Accounting for Social Value in Corporate America
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Tax VI: State and Local Taxation
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758I
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Accounting for Mergers and Acquisitions
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758J
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Enterprise Risk Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758L
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Intermediate Accounting I
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758M
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Intermediate Accounting II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758N
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Estates, Trusts, and Personal Finance Planning
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758Q
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Research on Accounting and Economic Aspects of Cybersecurity
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758T
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Taxation of Individuals
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758V
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Taxation of Corporations and Other Entitites
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC759
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Accounting and Information Assurance
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
BUAC765
(Perm Req)
Business Ethics for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Considers all facets of business ethics issues within an accounting and auditing context. Ethical theory, corporate social responsibility, and individual decision-making are considered. Some of the applied topics that may be covered in this course include, but are not limited to, intellectual property issues, corporate downsizing, outsourcing, global ethics, crises management, and employment ethics.
BUAC780
(Perm Req)
Financial Statement Analysis for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Provides a framework for using a firm's financial statements to perform a comprehensive analysis of the firm's operating performance, cash management, and financial position as well as to value the firm and to detect earning management. It includes an overview of the accounting and auditing standard setting framework, and the relevance of U.S. GAAP as well as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to accounting recognition, measurement, presentation, and disclosure. The course also identifies the analytical relevance of a selected set of more advanced accounting topics (e.g., valuing employee stock options).
BUAC784
(Perm Req)
Business Communications for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Focuses on the art of communication and its effects on people, organizations, and other stakeholders. The course will focus on two aspects of business communications: persuasion and effective presentations. The objective for the persuasion sessions is to have students improve upon their day-to-day oral business communications skills. This will be accomplished as participants learn to tailor each communication to the person or people with whom they are speaking.
BUAC792
(Perm Req)
Forensic Accounting/Auditing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Provides a theoretical background and practical application of fraud examinations and corporate investigations. Fraud prevention, detection, investigation, and related matters such as courtroom procedures will be included. Also considered are topics such as FCPA and securities fraud. A wide variety of teaching tools are used.