2015-2016 Master of Accountancy Courses

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MACC 601 Internal Reporting and Business Control (2)
This course explores the recording and reporting of financial information to assist management with planning and control issues. Special emphasis will be placed on forecasting, budgeting, performance evaluation, and corporate governance. This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 602.  Offered Block 1 Fall Semester.
MACC 602 Information Technology in the Business Environment (2)
This course explores the use of information technology in both the domestic and global business community. Special emphasis will be placed on IT security, networks, electronic commerce, and internal reporting. This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 601.Offered Block 1, Fall semester.
MACC 603 Financial Reporting and Control I (2)
This course focuses on the creation of financial  reports in a global community. The course will closely examine Generally Accepted Accounting Principles mandated for organizations reporting financial information in both the U.S. and abroad. Specific topics include financial accounting theory, financial statement presentation, and asset measurement will be covered.  . This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 604. Offered Block2, Fall semester.
MACC 604 Financial Reporting and Control II (2)
This course focuses on the creation of financial  reports in a global community. The course will closely examine Generally Accepted Accounting Principles mandated for organizations reporting financial information in both the U.S. and abroad. Specific topics in leases and contingencies, employee benefits, liabilities, equity, and cash flows will be covered.  . This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 603.  Offered Block 2, Fall semester.
MACC 605 Accounting Ethics (2)
This course focuses on the ethical decisions accountants face during the recording, reporting and auditing of financial information. Particular emphasis will be placed on the professional responsibilities assumed by CPAs and other professional accountants. The course will also examine the legal environment in which accountants operate.  Offered Block 1, Spring semester.
MACC 606 Business Regulation (2)
This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the legal environment in which business operates, including the concepts of agency, contracts, debtor-creditor relationships, and sales transactions. The course will also cover the regulatory environment in which businesses operate in the U.S. and abroad. Offered Block 2, Spring semester.
MACC 607 Taxation of Business Organizations (4)
This course provides comprehensive coverage of the Federal income tax structure and application of tax principles to specific problems facing corporations, partnerships and other business organizations. The course includes the preparation of tax returns for corporations and pass-thru entities.  Offered Spring.
MACC 608 Auditing and Attestation I (2)
This course studies the audit and attestation functions performed by professional accountants. The course will closely examine the responsibilities of the auditor, including risk assessment, audit planning, and the evaluation of internal controls. This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 609.  Offered Summer.
MACC 609 Auditing and Attestation II (2)
This course studies the audit and attestation functions performed by professional accountants. The course will closely examine the gathering and evaluation of audit evidence, including the use of computerized audit programs. The course will also cover the various type of reports issued in an audit or attestation engagement. This course must be taken concurrently with MACC 608.  Offered Summer.
MACC 610 Financial Reporting and Control III (2)
This course focuses on the creation of financial reports in the global community.  This course will closely examine generally accepted Accounting Principles mandated for organizations reporting financial information in both the U.S. and abroad.  Specific topics in business combinations, consolidated financial reporting, derivatives, hedging, governmental accounting, and not-for-profit accounting will be covered.
MBA 658 Communication and Interpersonal Skills (2)
Communication effectiveness is crucial for leaders in today’s complex, volatile business climate. Research spanning several decades consistently has shown that leaders with strong communication skills are more likely to receive job offers and promotions, and they’re more successful when faced with a wide range of leadership challenges, including working in teams, coaching others, resolving conflicts, and negotiating. Communication is an essential leadership tool; leaders who communicate well are more credible and effective. The course focuses on four primary aspects of communication: interpersonal communication, discussion facilitation, oral presentations, and writing. Cross-listed:  MBA*658E.  Offered Spring Block 2, and Fall.