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Courses in Accounting and Finance (ACF)

2310 Personal & Consumer Finance (EC 2310)

Managing personal finances: inflation and recession, tax problems, insurance, annuities, credit, budgeting, financial planning, home ownership, bank accounts, investments, and social insurance programs. (Must be eligible to take MH 1338 or higher; BA 2305 recommended for those taking this course and majoring in a Business field.)

3302 Managerial Accounting

The collection, interpretation, and use of accounting data in management decisions and business activities. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in BA 2302.

3310 Intermediate Accounting I

Advanced principles of accounting systems and the analysis of financial data. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BA 2302 and MH 1338 or higher.

3311 Intermediate Accounting II

A continuation of ACF 3310. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ACF 3310.

3312 Tax Accounting II

Preparation of tax returns. Accounting for income tax purposes. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in 2302.

3313 Tax Accounting II

Specialized tax determinations of individuals, corporations, estates and trusts. Additional emphasis on tax research and compliance. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ACF 3312.

3340 Microcomputer Accounting (BIS 3340)

An introduction to automated accounting systems requiring the application of skills attained in Principles of Accounting I and II. Specific emphasis on accounts receivable and payable, general ledger and inventory control. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in BA 2302; Grade of C or better in CA 1302.

3360 Cost Accounting

Accounting principles and methods applied to job order cost, process cost, and standard cost systems. An emphasis on cost and control. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in BA 2302.

4300 Investments

Theory, concepts and principles of investment decisions. Portfolio construction and management; investment media; fundamental and technical analysis; tools of investment analysis. Prerequisite: MH 1338 or higher; BA 2305.

4310 Managerial Finance (EC 4310)

A study of financial management including financial markets and intermediaries, corporate taxation, financial statements, budgeting and forecasting techniques, discounting methods and capital budgeting, valuation, cost of capital structure, and capital asset pricing. Prerequisites: BA 2301, 2302, 2303, 2305, 3340, MH 1338 or higher.

4320 Accounting Information Systems (BIS 4320)

The study of the elements of systems analysis with emphasis on structure design, information system life cycle phases, feasibility analysis, input/output design and file design. Prerequisites: CA 1302, BIS 3300, BIS 3320.

4325 Managerial Economics (EC 4325)

Decision theory and criteria for decision making concerning output, pricing, capital budgeting, scale of operation, investment, and inventory control. Attention is also given to concepts of profits, production and cost functions. This course also emphasizes the quantitative and qualitative application of economic principles to business analysis. Pre-requisites: grades of C or better in: BA 2303, BA 2304, and MH 1338 or higher.

4330 Financial Markets and Institutions

The student will acquire a working knowledge of major financial markets and institutions, e.g., banks, brokerage houses, mutual funds, commodities, exchanges, exchange traded funds (ETF's), and international monetary exchanges. Pre-requisite: MH 1338 or higher.

4341 Advanced Accounting

Advanced accounting theories and methods. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ACF 3311.

4350 Government/Not for Profit Accounting

Principles of accounting practices and financial reporting for non-profit entities and governmental units. Grade of C or better in ACF 3311.

4380 Auditing

Principles and procedures in auditing. Professional standards and ethics. Audits report preparation. Practice cases. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in ACF 3311.

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