Introduction to the standards, concepts and generally accepted accounting principles for external financial reports. Emphasis on accounting reports as a means for providing financial information.

This course focuses on the internal uses of accounting methods in the control of an enterprise and in decisions making, with emphasis on the internal management reports.

This course focuses on the internal uses of accounting methods in the control of an enterprise and in decisions making, with emphasis on the internal management reports.

Fundamentals of federal, state and local tax systems. Emphasis on the applications of the federal income tax regulations and administration.

A continuation of the concepts in ACC363. Particular emphasis is placed on the proper accounting for liabilities, equity, leases, earnings per share and changing prices. This course contains junior level discipline specific communication requirements.

This course is designed to utilize the knowledge learned in ACC201 and apply it to business applications. It both reinforces the accounting process and gives the students practical skills that are critical and expected in the accounting and business professions. Prepares users of accounting information systems to participate in project development teams, evaluate internal controls and to design and implement computerized accounting information systems. Fraud cases will also be discussed in detail so the students can relate how internal controls play an important part in accounting and business.

 A capstone experience open to graduating seniors. Affords an opportunity to utilize knowledge and skills gained from previous course work in an independent project. Students should consult with the instructor in the term prior to registration to prepare a proposal for a research project and paper. Students should anticipate extensive research and writing.