ACCT 722. Researching Financial Accounting Issues. 3 Hours.
This course focuses on developing research and analytical skills. While the specific topics covered vary by year, students will research evolving recognition, measurement, and disclosure issues using the FASB's Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) and apply what they learn to actual financial statements. Students will also develop data analytics skills focusing on the methodologies and tools used to (1) transform raw data into workable data sets and (2) analyze these data sets for decision-making purposes, mainly in the context of assurance services. Prerequisite: Admission to the MAcc program. Enrollment restricted. LEC.