ACCT 712 - Advanced Financial Accounting Theory

Overview

Course Title

Advanced Financial Accounting Theory

Description

The emphasis of this course is on the examination of current issues and research methodologies related to accounting theory in such areas as the objectives of financial statements, financial statement elements, asset-valuation concepts, income-determination models, and cutting-edge topics under scrutiny by the accounting profession. Students will analyze the literature in accounting theory relating to current pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and prior pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and Committee on Accounting Procedure. A primary focus will be the application and influence of accounting theory on the development of current Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and corporate financial reporting.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule