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Accounting Research and Communication (ACC-575)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

December 2021 - Present.

Subject Area:
Business and Economics

Number of Credits:

Learner Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: compare and contrast the accounting standards framework, international accounting standards, and generally accepted accounting principles for documenting business financial activities; describe the accounting theory and principles utilized in development of proposed accounting recognition and reporting; analyze a financial report utilizing the current and proposed GAAP and explain the decision usefulness of the information; and discuss academic research in accounting and its usefulness incorporating an understanding of the foundation of accounting (the rules, theories and concepts that define what accounting is and what it is becoming.


Accounting Research & Communication is a graduate-level course designed to further the students’ knowledge of effective accounting research and reporting. This course evaluates the elements of accounting theories and their implications. Accounting policy, research, and standard setting are examined. The course integrates recognition, reporting, analysis, theory, and guidance codification as it pertains to comprehensive financial accounting information as well as other topics concerning financial statement preparation and presentation.

Credit recommendation:

In the graduate degree category, 4 semester hours in Accounting Research, Accounting, or Business Administration (6/22).