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Masters Critical Courses

The M.S. in Accounting degree curriculum consists of 18 required hours in accounting, 9 elective hours in accounting, and 9 elective hours in business.

Required Accounting Courses are:

  • ACCT 516: Professional Ethics for Accountants
  • ACCT 531: Theory of Accounting
  • ACCT 525: Selected Topics in Advanced Income Tax
  • ACCT 533: Theory and Practice of International Accounting
  • ACCT 546: Auditing Theory and Standards
  • ACCT 597: Directed Research in Accounting

Elective Accounting Courses are:

  • ACCT 523: Federal Income Taxation of Corporations & Partnerships
  • ACCT 532: Contemporary Accounting Thought
  • ACCT 524: Federal Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts
  • ACCT 540: Internal Auditing and Management Control
  • ACCT 542: Fraud Examination
  • ACCT 550: Tax Research and Analysis
  • ACCT 551: Financial Accounting Research and Analysis

Elective Business Courses (6 hours) are to be selected from existing 500-level business law, economics, finance, information systems, management or marketing courses.

Information regarding the MS in Accounting program is available from the Director of the MS in Accounting program in Moody Hall, room 335C.