University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 04, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ACC 780 - Accounting Research

(3 units)
Introduction to research studying the role of financial accounting in efficient capital markets. Applies academic research to issues facing accounting practitioners.
Per university policy, students may not attempt this course more than twice.

Prerequisite(s): ACC 410  or ACC 610 ; graduate standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. use the FASB codification and IFRS to research proper financial accounting treatment for a variety of complex topics.
2. research and discuss tax issues using the tax code, Treasury regulations, court cases, and other sources.
3. write thorough but concise memos and client letters summarizing the research.
4. describe results of research to colleagues in presentations.

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