MBA, Accounting Specialization

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: In addition to the base program curriculum listed below, international students attending face-to-face classes on the CUC campus are required to take the Seminar in Higher Education, a 3-credit course.

Accounting*

Terms 

Course ID 

Semester 1

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAA6305

Business Communication & Organizational Behavior

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAA6310

Intermediate Financial Accounting I

 

 

Semester 2

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAA6315

Intermediate Financial Accounting II

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAA6320

Financial Management of NFP Organizations*cross list with MBAA 6320

 

 

Semester 3

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAA6325

Audit Theory and Practice

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAA6330

Advanced Accounting

 

 

Semester 4

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAA6335

Federal Taxation

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAA6340

Corporate Taxation

*Courses are offered on a rotational basis

Intermediate Financial Accounting I & II

Analyze how accounting meets information needs of various users by developing and communicating information useful for external decision making. Builds on basic accounting by taking a more in-depth look at the theory and practice of accounting.

Auditing Theory and Practice

Examines the auditing environment, with emphasis placed on developing skills for performing financial audits. These skills include planning the audit, testing internal controls, substantive and analytical testing, audit sampling and drawing conclusions from results. Topics include planning for materiality and audit risk; evaluating effectiveness of internal controls; reporting weaknesses to management, ethics and AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, and audit opinions.

Federal Income Taxation

Current laws relating to income realization and recognition, exclusions from income, business and personal deductions, credits from tax, business and personal gains and losses, depreciation, accounting periods and methods, and alternative minimum tax. Basics of tax research, understanding how to analyze difficult tax questions and interpret tax law changes and professional and ethical standards of the preparer.

Corporate Taxation

Applies many of the basic principles learned in Federal Income Tax to the dealings of corporate taxpayers and their shareholders. Overview of corporate tax, ethical stewardship, transactions in the life of a “C” corporation, Subchapter S, and other forms of business organizations. Basics of the taxation of corporate mergers and acquisitions.

Business Communication and Organizational Behavior (online only)

Examination of theories relating to organizational performance such as interpersonal behavior, organizational culture, team dynamics, power, leadership, and conflict. Stresses fundamental communication principles and techniques for effective writing and speaking in diverse business situations.

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