Master of Science in Accountancy

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
Pre-Program Foundation Courses (9 credits)
Students with the appropriate background may be waived from from these courses.
GR 521Managerial Statistics3
GR 522Economic Environment of the Firm3
GR 525Financial Statement Analysis for Decision-Making3
Program Requirements (30 credits)
Accountancy Foundation or Unrestricted Electives (9 credits)
Students with the appropriate background will be allowed to substitute unrestricted electives for the following three courses:
AC 611Financial Accounting Problems I3
AC 612Financial Accounting Problems II3
AC 621Cost Accounting3
Accountancy Core (12 credits)
AC 730Business Processes and Systems Assessment3
AC 741Financial Statement Auditing3
AC 750Federal Income Taxation3
AC 793Professional Accounting Research and Policy3
Electives (9 credits)
Select a minimum of two courses in Accountancy at the 700 level or higher from the following list: 9
Internship in Accounting Practice
Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting
Business Reporting and Analysis
Advanced Accounting Information Systems: Modeling Effective Accounting Systems
Information Technology Auditing
Internal Auditing
Tax Factors in Business Decisions
Accounting for Income Taxes
Governmental Accounting, Reporting and Auditing
Principles of Fraud Investigation
Fraud and Forensic Accounting
International Dimensions of Accounting
The remaining elective may be in the Accountancy (AC) at the 700 level or higher or non-Accountancy courses at the 600 level or higher.

Note: Electives may be chosen according to the student’s interest or to fulfill requirements for a graduate certificate in a related area — for example, fraud and forensic accounting, taxation, financial planning, business ethics or business analytics.