MS in Accountancy
The Master of Science in Accountancy provides the conceptual understanding and technical competence for a career in professional accounting. Many employment opportunities include public accounting, industrial accounting and government. The program encompasses both a theoretical foundation in accounting and business administration as well as technical skills. Emphasis is placed on the development of a professional attitude and the capacity to deal with issues of accounting policy and ethics.
The curriculum was designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting.
Students with a Bachelors degree in a field other than business administration with a concentration in accounting may be required to take the following preparatory courses.
|ACCT 301A||Intermediate Accounting I (3)|
|ACCT 301B||Intermediate Accounting II (3)|
|ACCT 302||Cost Accounting (3)|
|ACCT 308||Concepts of Federal Income Tax (3)|
|ACCT 307||Accounting Information Systems (3)|
Students with a Bachelors degree in a field other than business administration may be required to take the following preparatory courses.
|ACCT 510||Financial Accounting (3)|
|ECON 515||Microeconomic Prospective for Managers (3)|
|MMGMT 339||Principles of Management and Operations (3)|
Students, within their first year of study, must demonstrate proficiency in calculus. The courses below or equivalent coursework must be completed with grades of at least a "C" (2.0).
|MATH 135||Business Calculus(3)|
The curriculum requires 30 units beyond the baccalaureate degree which must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.00. The study plan must include a minimum of 15 units at the graduate (500) level.
Students in consultation with their accounting advisor will select 6 elective courses. Students have the option of taking courses outside of the Accounting program to satisfy this requirement.
|ACCT 502||Seminar In Accounting Theory (3)|
|ACCT 505 or
|Seminar In Auditing (3) or
Seminar In Management Control Systems (3)
|ACCT 506||Seminar in Professional Accounting
|ACCT 503||Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Problems (3)|
|ACCT 505||Seminar in Auditing (3)|
|ACCT 507||Seminar in Accounting Information Systems (3)|
|ACCT 508||Seminar in Tax Planning (3)|
|ACCT 518||Seminar in International Accounting (3)|
|ACCT 521||Seminar in Management Control Systems (3)|
|ACCT 572||Seminar in Taxation of Corporations
and Shareholders (3)
|ACCT 573||Seminar in Taxation of Property Transactions (3)|
|ACCT 574||Seminar in Taxation of International
Business Operations (3)
|ACCT 575||Seminar in Estate, Gift, Inheritance Taxes and
Estate Planning (3)
|ACCT 576||Seminar in State and Local Taxation (3)|
|ACCT 577||Seminar in Taxation of Employee Compensation (3)|
|ACCT 578||Seminar in Taxation of Partnerships (3)|
|ACCT 580||Seminar in Taxation of S-Corporations (3)|
Three Advisor Approved Electives in Related Business Fields (9 units)
|ACCT 597||Capstone Project (3)|
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