MPAcc Course Descriptions

ACCT 545 Strategic Cost Management (3 credits) – Current managerial accounting topics such as activity-based costing, theory of constraints, and performance measures, and their use in organizations.

ACCTG 504 Auditing Theory and Practice (3 credits) – Accounting and the managerial processes of planning, control, and decision making.

ACCTG 803 Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support (3 credits) – Study of investigative accounting, consulting, and litigation support activities undertaken in forensic accounting engagements.

ACCTG 806 Taxes and Business Planning (3 credits) – Effects of tax regimes on decision-making, tax planning, and market outcomes; ethics, tax research, and policy.

ACCTG 873 Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting (3 credits) – Financial disclosure and reporting for complex business enterprises and activities; current issues in financial reporting.

ACCTG 881 Financial Statement Analysis (3 credits) – Analysis of financial reports to identify business strategy, assess performance and economic standing, and value claims.

B ADM 526 Leadership and Ethics (3 credits) – A multiperspective review of leadership theory and research with special emphasis given to the ethical dimensions of leadership.

B LAW 444 Advanced UCC and Commercial Transactions (3 credits) – All articles of the Uniform Commercial Code, banking relationships, debtor- creditor law, and bankruptcy law.

FIN 451 Intermediate Financial Management (3 credits) – Case studies are used to develop skills in solving a variety of financial management problems.