Review of the evolution of accounting systems from manual systems to advanced automated systems, with emphasis on processing requirements and the EDP tools used in the automation of information systems; study of the internal control needs of accounting systems, both manual and EDP; microcomputer-based projects. ACCT 3361 Accounting for Governments, Not-for-Profits, and Other Financial Issues Prerequisite: ACCT 3311 with C or greater.Fund accounting for governmental and not-for-profit entities.Course is offered on a credit/no credit basis only, with credit being equivalent to C or greater performance. ACCT 4199, 4299, 4399 Independent Study Prerequisites: Senior standing, consent of instructor.
Principles of asset valuation and income measurement; accounting systems and internal controls. (ACTS Course Number ACCT 2003) ACCT 2330 Principles of Accounting II Prerequisite: 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam, and ACCT 2310 and MATH 1302. Introduction to federal income taxation, with emphasis on personal business and investment income and deductions, property transactions, and other topics related to taxation of individuals. ACCT 3330 Intermediate Cost and Managerial Accounting I Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ECON 3355, each with a grade of C or greater; MATH 1302; 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam.
Note: A grade of C or higher is required in ACCT 2310 and ACCT 2330 to register in any higher level Accounting course. Conceptual framework for managerial accounting, measurement and reporting of cost information, including historical and standard cost systems, cost behavior analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, responsibility accounting, performance measurement, and management control systems. ACCT 3341 Accounting Information Systems Prerequisite: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ACCT 3311, each with a grade of C or greater.
Federal income tax topics related to partnerships and partners, corporations and shareholders, trusts and estates, research methods in tax practice, survey of the unified estate and gift tax law. Methods and tools of tax research as applied to both closed fact and controllable fact cases.
Methods for locating and assessing relevant authority on specific tax questions is emphasized. ACCT 4351 Auditing Theory and Practice I Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3330, and ACCT 3341, each with C or greater. Fundamentals of contemporary auditing theory and practice with emphasis on collection and evaluation of audit evidence and the audit report.
Students have the opportunity to learn through service, writing, reading, discussing, listening, and participating in critical thinking and problem-solving activities. ACOM 2310 Human Communication Concepts Prerequisite: ACOM 1300 or consent of instructor; majors/minors should take in their first year in the program. ACOM 2311 Introduction to Communication Research Prerequisite: ACOM 1300; Pre-or co-requisite ACOM 2310 or consent of the instructor; majors should take in their first year in the program.
An introduction to the field of communication by an overview of communication theories and concepts, emphasizing how humans communicate to co-construct a social world with others. Introduction to applied research methods, increasing students’ awareness of how such research is developed, conducted, and communicated.Note: The subject code for courses previously identified by the SPCH subject code are now identified by the ACOM subject code.All courses taken prior to this change that bear the SPCH code still count toward all Applied communication major and minor requirements.Introduction to operations auditing, statistical sampling, and auditing EDP systems. ACCT 4366 Federal Corporate Taxation Prerequisite: ACCT 3321 – ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3330, ACCT 3341, and ACCT 4323, each with a grade of C or greater.However, concurrent enrollment in ACCT 4323 is permitted.Financial and budgetary control, the budgetary process in government, special accounting, and reporting problems of the public and not-for-profit sector. ACCT 3391 Cooperative Education in Accounting Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ACCT 3311, each with a grade of C or greater, but concurrent enrollment in ACCT 3311 permitted; major in Accounting; junior standing; GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work completed; consent of Department Chair prior to registration.