ACC695M Cases in Accounting & Auditing
Lead Faculty: Dr. Joyce Ellis
A capstone course in which students apply the knowledge and skills acquired in preceding coursework to their analysis of real life situations involving financial accounting and reporting, cost/managerial accounting, tax and/or auditing issues. Selected cases may require the researching of relevant authoritative pronouncements, laws, regulations and the like. Grading is by H, S, or U only.
- Analyze accounting and auditing-related fact situations and identify the issues that need to be addressed in arriving at an appropriate solution or course of action.
- Research and cite in an appropriate manner relevant authoritative pronouncements, laws and regulations.
- Evaluate possible alternative decisions or courses of action and provide rationale for each alternative.
- Synthesize information acquired in prior coursework and in related research into a cohesive written report to management that includes findings and appropriately supported recommendations.
- Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing at a level of professional quality expected of a graduate of a masters program in accounting.