WMAC Web Masters of Accounting

WMAC   7130   Seminar in Financial Accounting

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of business combinations, consolidation of financial statements of affiliated companies, multinational operations, foreign currency transactions, translation of foreign currency financial statements, reporting disaggregated information, and interim financial statements.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   4133 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7330   Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of the laws involving the formation, operation, and liquidation of corporations, S corporations, and partnerships.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   3330 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy Director.

WMAC   7331   Taxation of Pass Through Entities

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The federal income taxation of pass-through entities, including partnerships (LLC), S corporations, and trusts and estates. The income tax aspects of each of these entities are examined with regard to formation, operation, allocation of income among owners (or beneficiaries), distributions and liquidation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in WMAC   7330, or concurrent enrollment in WMAC   7330, and admission to the WebMAcc program, or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7334   Tax Research

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Application of research techniques to income tax and other tax planning; case studies and reports. This course provides the student with the opportunity to analyze, critique, and do practical tax research. Emphasis is placed on research methodology rather than on technical or legal knowledge of the tax law.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   3330 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7430   Seminar in Auditing

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Advanced topics in external auditing related to engagement planning, risk assessment, audit procedures and the gathering of evidence, and concluding and reporting on the audit

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   4430 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7530   Seminar in Accounting Information Systems

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Develops an understanding and appreciation for the design, analysis, development and implementation of computer-based accounting information systems with an emphasis of control and management issues of this accounting function. Practical application will be examined throughout computer projects and systems' cases.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   4130 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7634   Fraudulent Financial Reporting

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Training in financial statement fraud is needed due to the technical nature of accounting and reporting standards. This course demonstrates how financial statement analysis can be used to uncover fraudulent financial reporting. In addition, the most common methods for "cooking the books" will be examined along with strategies for detecting and investigating such schemes.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ACCT   4133 and admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy director.

WMAC   7638   Business Valuation

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This class focuses on determining the fair values of individual tangible and intangible assets as well as the overall value of a business and includes calculating fair values for financial reporting. The three valuation approaches (Market Approach, Income Approach, and Asset Approach) are covered in depth along with the professional standards, developing the cost of capital, and applying valuation adjustments (discounts and premiums).

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy Director.

WMAC   7839   Special Topics in Accounting

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to offer students an opportunity to pursue studies at a level or on topics not covered in existing graduate courses. The scope and nature of the material is determined in consultation with the faculty sponsor.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the WebMAcc program or permission of the School of Accountancy Director.