Curriculum

Dr. ZimmermanThe Master of Accountancy consists of a common body of knowledge, a professional core, business core, communications and accounting major requirements and electives. Up to nine hours of specified, approved undergraduate courses for graduate credit may substitute for graduate hours in the Master of Accountancy degree plan. Those undergraduate courses required as part of the Accounting Major Option Requirements are counted in this limitation.

Pre-Master of Accountancy Leveling Courses (If Needed)

Common Body of Knowledge
ACCT 5301
ACCT 2301
ACCT 2302
Financial Accounting  or
Principles of Accounting I  and
Principles of Accounting II
ECON 5304
ECON 2303
ECON 2304
Business Economics  or
Principles of Economics I  and
Principles of Economics II
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
FIN 5305
FIN 3310
Financial Concepts and Analysis  or
Business Finance
BLAW 5306
BLAW 3301
Business Law and Ethics  or
Legal Environment of Business
QMB 5311
QMB 2301
QMB 3301
MATH 2301
Quantitative Methods in Business  or
Fundamentals of Business Statistics  and
Quantitative Methods in Business  and
Math for Social Sciences II
Professional Core
ACCT 3320 Accounting Systems
ACCT 3321 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3322 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3323 Cost Accounting
ACCT 3327 Federal Income Tax - Individuals
ACCT 4304 Auditing Principles and Procedures

Course of Study for Master of Accountancy (30 semester hours)

Business Core Requirements - Must be taken in the last semester:
MGMT 5325
MGMT 5335
Management Strategy & Policy or
International Strategic Management
Communications Requirements - Choose one of the following:
COMM 5362 Organizational Communication
ENGL 5311 Persuasion and Argument
ENGL 5312 Technical Writing Seminar
ENGL 5314 Computers and Writing Seminar
ENGL 5315 Professional Writing Seminar

Accounting Major Requirements

There are two available concentrations in the Master of Accountancy program: Financial Accounting and Taxation.

A minimum of 12 of the 18 hours in the concentration must be graduate courses that are reserved exclusively for graduate students. A minimum of 21 of the 30 required hours must be graduate courses that are reserved exclusively for graduate students.

Tax Concentration (18 semester hours)
ACCT 5328 Federal Income Tax - Partnerships & Corporations *
ACCT 5322 Tax Concepts, Research and Procedures
ACCT 53XX One approved non-tax graduate accounting elective (excluding ACCT 4325)
AND select three from the following:
ACCT 5320 Taxation of Partners, Partnership and Sub S Corporations
ACCT 5321 Advanced Topics in Federal Taxation
ACCT 5325 Estate and Gift Taxation
ACCT 5326 Advanced Corporate Taxation
* Should be taken after being admitted to the GraduateSchool. If taken prior to admittance to the Graduate School, three hours of a graduate accounting elective must be taken to fulfill this requirement.
Financial Accounting/Auditing Concentration (18 semester hours)
ACCT 53XX
ACCT 53XX
ACCT 53XX
Three approved graduate accounting electives
AND select three from the following:
ACCT 5302 Advanced Accounting I *
ACCT 5310 Contemporary Accounting Issues
ACCT 5323 Advanced Auditing
ACCT 5324 Computer Applications in Accounting and Auditing
* Should be taken after being admitted to the GraduateSchool. If taken prior to admittance to the Graduate School, three hours of a graduate accounting elective must be taken to fulfill this requirement.
Approved Graduate Business Electives
Any two approved graduate business electives (6 semester hours)
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