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Current Term Classes - Accounting

 

Fall 2019

Fall class registration opens on August 6.  

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change. For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

ACCT 5210: Introductory Auditing
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Aug 29 -Dec 5
Examines auditing methodology through a study of auditing standards. Includes the nature of evidence, program planning, work papers, internal control evaluation, types of audit tests, and audit reports.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3120.
Richard Evans | 3 GR credits | Required

ACCT 5330: Accounting for Non-Business Organizations
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Aug 27-Dec 3
Examines auditing methodology through a study of auditing standards. Includes the nature of evidence, program planning, work papers, internal control evaluation, types of audit tests, and audit reports.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3120.
Gary Brooks | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 5470: Forensic Accounting
Online Asynchronous |  Available Aug 27-Dec 6 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Analyzes the various forensic accounting techniques and investigative strategies used in forensic examinations; covers uses of accounting information systems in fraud detection, the nature of financial statement fraud as well as the framework for detecting fraudulent financial reporting, and the importance of internal controls in fraud prevention. Prerequisite: ACCT 3120
Wendy W Achilles | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I
Online Asynchronous* | Available Aug 27-Dec 6  | Synchronous sessions TBD.
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Marshall Kasten | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 2020: Introductory Accounting II
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Sep 2-Dec 2
Continuation of ACCT 2010. Approximately one third of the course deals with additional financial accounting topics, emphasizing managerial considerations and financial analysis. Cost accumulation, allocation, and product cost methods are studied in a manufacturing setting. Matters such as evaluation of performance planning, cost behavior, and special decisions are emphasized.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2010.
Noel Montesa | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 3110: Intermediate Accounting I
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Sep 2-Dec 2 
An intensive study of the generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations, and the processes through which these principles evolve.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
Leon W. Hutton | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Aug 29 -Dec 5 
Continuation of ACCT 3110, emphasizing accounting for the equities of a firm’s investors and creditors. Covers special problem areas in financial accounting including accounting for leases, pensions, and income taxes. Prerequisite: ACCT 3110.
Nammy K. Lee | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 3140: Cost Accounting
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Aug 27-Dec 3 
Addresses analysis of cost behavior and volume profit relationships; responsibility accounting and reporting flexible budgets; and the use of standard costs to guide and control performance.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
William Cardine | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 4450: Federal Taxation I
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Sep 2-Dec 2 
An analysis of the federal income tax law and its application to individuals. A study is made of problems covering personal and business tax situations. Several cases are assigned for which the student prepares illustrative tax returns.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020 or instructor permission.
Gary D. Dittmer | 3 UG credits | Elective
 

ACCT 4700: Federal Accounting
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:45 pm | Aug 29 -Dec 5  
Provides a comprehensive overview of accounting principles, terminology, concepts, and standards unique to federal accounting to include an analysis and discussion of the laws, regulations, rule-setting organizations, and policies leading to current day federal accounting and reporting practices. Requisite: ACCT 2020
Leon W. Hutton | 3 UG credits | Elective

*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

 

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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