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Courses - Fall 2018
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Accounting and Information Assurance Department Site
BUAC706
(Perm Req)
Business Ethics for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program.
Credit only granted for: BUAC765 or BUAC706.
Formerly: BUAC765.
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.
BUAC707
(Perm Req)
Financial Statement Analysis for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUAC780 or BUAC707.
Formerly: BUAC780.
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.
BUAC710
(Perm Req)
Advanced Managerial Accounting and Control Systems
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUAC782 or BUAC710.
Formerly: BUAC782.
Focuses on topics that emphasize the role of managerial accounting in a firm's overall management planning and control structure. A key concern is to show how effective organizations ensure that the parts of the organization work together to create the whole, and how the sum of the parts, through synergy, can indeed be greater then the whole.
BUAC712
(Perm Req)
Business Communications for Accountants and Auditors
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUAC784 or BUAC712.
Formerly: BUAC784.
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.
BUAC714
(Perm Req)
Forensic Accounting/Auditing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUAC792 or BUAC714.
Formerly: BUAC792.
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.
BUAC732
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Accounting II
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: BUAC731.
Restriction: Must be in Business and Management (Master's) program; or permission of BMGT-Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Credit only granted for: BUAC758M or BUAC732.
Formerly: BUAC758M.
Continuing the study of accounting information covering accounting principles found in US GAAP and IFRS as they apply to cash and receivables, inventory valuation, acquisition and disposition of plant, property and equipment, depreciation, impairments and depletion, intangible assets, current liabilities and contingencies, long-term liabilities, and stockholders equity.
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; Governance and Accounting for Not-for-Profits and Socially Responsible Entities
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
BUAC758H
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Applied Research for Accounting & Auditing
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758J
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Enterprise Risk Management
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
BUAC758S
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Systems for Data Analysis
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758U
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Accounting and Information Assurance; Advanced Accounting
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg
BUAC758V
(Perm Req)
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.