Dec 01, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 530 - Advanced Accounting Theory and Applications (cc)


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): ACCT 241  or its equivalent, and ACCT 510 , ACCT 520 , ACCT 540 , ACCT 560 .
Corequisite(s): ACCT 550 .
This capstone course provides students with a solid foundation in accounting theory and research to enable them to function more effectively in their employment situations, make meaningful contributions to the accounting profession, and meet the challenges of lifelong learning. The course begins with an in-depth study of accounting theory, moves on to the instruction of accounting research sources and methodologies including the Financial Accounting Research System (FARS), and applies both theory and structure to a variety of current applications in financial reporting. Application of appropriate research tools and methodologies aide in the completion of written case assignments and a research paper. This course is taken in the last term of accounting courses completed in the Master of Science in Public Accounting Program.

For explanation of the Core Course Requirements, click here .



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