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Core Course Requirements - MAcc

MAcc students admitted Fall 2014 or later:

Thirty credit hours of core and elective courses are required to complete the MAcc degree. Students enter the program in September and complete their degree in May. The core curriculum consists of a series of accounting and financial reporting courses.  As electives, a variety of business courses are available including, but not limited to, corporate strategy, finance, marketing, international business, economics and public policy. In addition, graduate level courses may be taken outside the Business School for students wishing to study non-business areas such as law, public policy, communications, or engineering.

Fall Term Winter Term
ACC 561: Federal Taxation I (3.0 credits) ACC 625: Advanced Financial Accounting (2.25 credits)
ACC 555: Corporate Financial Research and Reporting (2.25 credits) ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance
(1.5 credits continued from Fall B)
ACC 565: Financial Instruments and Structured Finance  (2.25 credits) ACC 695: MAcc Graduate Research Seminar (3.0 credits)
ACC/TO 601: Accounting Information System Design (1.5 credits) 8.25 Credits of Electives*
ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance (3.0 credits total = 1.5 credits in Fall B and 1.5 in Winter A)  
4.5 Credits of Electives*  

* In choosing your electives, students must include at least ONE of the following choices if you do not waive any of the above core courses, or TWO of the following choices if you do waive any of the above core courses:

  • Choose one of the following accepted Law School tax courses (all 4.0 credits each):
        LAW 691: International Tax
        LAW 726: Partnership Tax
        LAW 746: Tax of Financial Instruments
        LAW 747: Taxation of Individual Income
        LAW 749: Corporate Taxation

MAcc students admitted Fall 2013 or later:

Thirty credit hours of core and elective courses are required to complete the MAcc degree. Students enter the program in September and complete their degree in May. The core curriculum consists of a series of accounting and financial reporting courses.  As electives, a variety of business courses are available including, but not limited to, corporate strategy, finance, marketing, international business, economics and public policy. In addition, graduate level courses may be taken outside the Business School for students wishing to study non-business areas such as law, public policy, communications, or engineering.

Fall Term Winter Term
ACC 561: Federal Taxation I (3.0 credits) ACC 625: Advanced Financial Accounting (2.25 credits)
ACC 564: Corporate Financial Reporting (2.25 credits) ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance
(1.5 credits continued from Fall B)
ACC 565: Financial Instruments and Structured Finance  (2.25 credits) ACC 695: MAcc Graduate Research Seminar (3.0 credits)
ACC/TO 601: Accounting Information System Design (1.5 credits) 8.25 Credits of Electives*
ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance (3.0 credits total = 1.5 credits in Fall B and 1.5 in Winter A)  
4.5 Credits of Electives*  

* In choosing your electives, students must include at least ONE of the following choices if you do not waive any of the above core courses, or TWO of the following choices if you do waive any of the above core courses:

  • Choose one of the following accepted Law School tax courses (all 4.0 credits each):
        LAW 691: International Tax
        LAW 726: Partnership Tax
        LAW 746: Tax of Financial Instruments
        LAW 747: Taxation of Individual Income
        LAW 749: Corporate Taxation

MAcc students admitted Fall 2012 or earlier:

Thirty-three credit hours of core and elective courses are necessary to complete the MAcc degree. Students enter the program in September and complete their degree in June with a Graduate Research Seminar. The core curriculum consists of a series of accounting and financial reporting courses.  As electives, a variety of business courses are available including, but not limited to, corporate strategy, finance, marketing, international business, economics and public policy. In addition, graduate level courses may be taken outside the Business School for students wishing to study non-business areas such as law, public policy, communications, or engineering.

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
ACC 561: Federal Taxation I (3.0 credits) ACC 625: Advanced Financial Accounting (2.25 credits) ACC 695: MAcc Graduate Research Seminar (3.0 credits)
ACC 564: Corporate Financial Reporting (2.25 credits) ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance
(1.5 credits continued from Fall B)
 
ACC 565: Financial Instruments and Structured Finance  (2.25 credits)    
ACC/BIT 601: Accounting Information System Design (1.5 credits) 11.25 Credits of Electives*  
ACC 630: Auditing & Assurance (3.0 credits total = 1.5 credits in Fall B and 1.5 in Winter A)    
4.5 Credits of Electives*    

* In choosing your electives, students must include at least ONE of the following choices if you do not waive any of the above core courses, or TWO of the following choices if you do waive any of the above core courses: