The focus is on using in-class activities to develop effective interviewing skills. 1300 or consent of the instructor; majors/ minors should take in their first year in the program.This course develops the student’s ability to prepare and deliver an effective persuasive presentation.This course examines international financial reporting developments, procedures, and standards (IFRS) with an emphasis on the convergence of US GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. Federal income tax topics related to partnerships and partners, corporations and shareholders, trusts and estates, research methods in tax practice, survey of the unified estate and gift tax law. Introduction to operations auditing, statistical sampling, and auditing EDP systems. The course places heavy emphasis on student research and case analyses.Attention is also given to the financial reporting requirements of multinational enterprises operating in a global environment. Prerequisite: ACCT 3321 – ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3330, ACCT 3341, and ACCT 4323, each with a grade of C or greater.Provides experience in an organizational setting designed to integrate accounting theory and practice.A written project, designed in consultation with the faculty member, and a minimum of 200 hours working for a participating employer during a semester are required.There will be an emphasis on research and tax planning.Prerequisite: MKTG 2380 – Legal Environment of Business (or equivalent) with C or greater.
All courses taken prior to this change that bear the SPCH code still count toward all Applied communication major and minor requirements.This course focuses on the development of effective and ethical communication skills needed to foster positive communication in a variety of contexts.Students will explore the basic principles of communication related to perception, verbal and nonverbal communication, interpersonal communication, and public speaking.Introduction to the field of accounting, fundamentals of financial accounting, recording, summarizing, and reporting cycle. Conceptual and historical framework underlying contemporary accounting and financial reporting; form and content of financial statements; revenue recognition; present value mathematics in accounting; measuring and reporting for cash and receivables; inventories; property, plant, and equipment. Prerequisite: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ACCT 3311, each with a grade of C or greater. Measuring and reporting, current liabilities and contingencies, long-term liabilities, stockholders equity, income taxes, pensions, leases, cash flows, and special revenue recognition situations. Prerequisite: ACCT 2310 and ACCT 2330 with C or greater or consent of the instructor.Principles of asset valuation and income measurement; accounting systems and internal controls. (ACTS Course Number ACCT 2003)Prerequisite: 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam, and ACCT 2310 and MATH 1302. Introduction to federal income taxation, with emphasis on personal business and investment income and deductions, property transactions, and other topics related to taxation of individuals. Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ECON 3355, each with a grade of C or greater; MATH 1302; 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam.Note: The subject code for courses previously identified by the SPCH subject code are now identified by the ACOM subject code.All courses taken prior to this change that bear the SPCH code still count toward all Applied communication major and minor requirement Prerequisite: 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam and MATH 1302. (ACTS Course Number ACCT 2013)Prerequisites: ACCT 2310 and ACCT 2330, each with a grade of C or greater; MATH 1302 or equivalent; 70% score on Accounting Qualifying Exam, 70% score on Information Technology Qualifying Exam.This course replaces ACOM 3300 in the Applied Communication major for honors students. 1300, or declared minor in Gender Studies, or consent of the instructor.An examination of gender constructs as they influence verbal and nonverbal interaction.Topics to be covered include career planning, professional certifications, ethical standards for accountants and emerging issues for the accounting profession. Methods and tools of tax research as applied to both closed fact and controllable fact cases.Accounting program assessment is done in this course. Accounting for temporary and long-term investments, business combinations, consolidated financial reporting, and international operations. Prerequisite: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, and ACCT 4314, each with a grade of C or greater. Methods for locating and assessing relevant authority on specific tax questions is emphasized. Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3330, and ACCT 3341, each with C or greater. Fundamentals of contemporary auditing theory and practice with emphasis on collection and evaluation of audit evidence and the audit report. Two primary areas are explored: techniques for auditing more effectively and efficiently, and extending auditing skills to other professional services.