The Master of Science in Accountancy provides the conceptual understanding and technical competence for a career in professional accounting. Many employment opportunities include public accounting, industrial accounting, and government. The program encompasses both a theoretical foundation in accounting and business administration as well as technical skills. Emphasis is placed on the development of a professional attitude and the capacity to deal with issues of accounting policy and ethics.
The curriculum is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. Students with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than business administration may meet this requirement by completing the Business Foundation block within the MBA along with the undergraduate accounting concentration courses.
The curriculum requires 30 units beyond the baccalaureate degree which must be completed with a minimum GPA of 3.00. The study plan must include a minimum of 15 units at the graduate (500) level.
Students in consultation with their accounting advisor will select 9 electives. Students have the option of taking courses outside of the Accounting program to satisfy this requirement.
- Seminar In Accounting Theory
- Seminar In Auditing OR
- Seminar In Administrative Accounting
Four Advisor Approved Accounting Electives
- Seminar in Accounting Problems
- Seminar in Auditing
- Seminar in Professional Accounting Communication
- Seminar in Accounting Information Systems
- Seminar in Tax Planning
- Seminar in International Accounting
- Seminar in Administrative Accounting
- Seminar in Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
- Seminar in Taxation of Property Transactions
- Seminar in Taxation of International Business Operations
- Seminar in Estate, Gift, Inheritance Taxes and Estate Planning
- Seminar in State and Local Taxation
- Seminar in Taxation of Employee Compensation
- Seminar in Taxation of Partnerships
Three Advisor Approved Electives
Courses selected in consultation with accounting advisor.
Last updated January 24, 2018