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Graduate Programs : MSA : Course Requirements : Advanced Requirements

MS in Accountancy Advanced Requirements

The advanced portion of the MS in Accountancy program consists of 10 courses (30 units), one of which is a culminating experience class, ACCT 890.

Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree other than in Accounting

Complete the following 30 units (10 courses) upon advisement:

Course Title Units
ACCT 800 Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT 801 Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT 804 Legal and Professional Responsibilities in Accounting 3
ACCT 807 Seminar in Accounting Information Systems 3
One of the following two courses selected upon advisement:
ACCT 802 Strategic Management Accounting 3
ACCT 848 Seminar in Controllership 3
Electives:
Two ACCT Electives* Consult with your Graduate Advisor 6
Two COB 800-level
Electives **
Consult with your Graduate Advisor 6
Plus:
ACCT 890 Research in Contemporary Issues in Accounting 3

* The two elective classes with an ACCT prefix should be selected with academic advisor approval and may be graduate level (800-level) accounting classes or undergraduate level accounting classes from this list ONLY: ACCT 501, ACCT 504, ACCT 507, or ACCT 551.

** Two College of Business 800-level classes are required. These may be in the area of accounting or any other area selected with academic advisor approval.

Note: ACCT 800 and ACCT 801 may not be taken for credit if ACCT 301 and ACCT 302 or the equivalents have been completed in the last three years with a grade of B or better, in which case two additional 800-level accounting classes must be substituted. ACCT 807 cannot be taken for credit if ACCT 307 or the equivalent has been completed, in which case an additional 800-level accounting class must be substituted.

Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Complete the following 30 units (10 courses) upon advisement:

Course Title Units
One of the following two courses selected upon advisement:
ACCT 801 Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT 831 Financial Statement Analysis 3
One of the following two courses selected upon advisement:
ACCT 802 Strategic Management Accounting 3
ACCT 848 Seminar in Controllership 3
One of the following two courses selected upon advisement:
ACCT 804 Legal and Professional Responsibilities in Accounting 3
ACCT 818 Accounting Ethics and Fraud 3
Electives:
Two ACCT Electives* Consult with your Graduate Advisor 6
Four COB 800-level Electives** Consult with your Graduate Advisor 12
Plus:
ACCT 890 Research in Contemporary Issues in Accounting 3

* The two elective classes with an ACCT prefix should be selected with academic advisor approval and may be graduate level (800-level) accounting classes or undergraduate level accounting classes from this list ONLY: ACCT 501, ACCT 504, ACCT 507, or ACCT 551.

**Four College of Business 800-level classes are required. These may be in the area of accounting or any other area of business selected with academic advisor approval.

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