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Auditing & Accounting Information Systems

The Auditing & Accounting Information Systems program is designed for those interested in pursuing careers in assurance. The primary objective of the program is to develop conceptual and technical abilities, research competence, and communication and human relations skills.

The program of study is designed to provide in-depth exposure to the basic areas of auditing and accounting information systems and to develop competencies in the practical application of these areas of expertise. Students in the program must complete 30 hours of graduate-level course work.

Auditing & Accounting Information Systems Core Courses (21 hours)

Seven (7) of the following courses must be completed:

  • ACCT 532 (3): Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 560 (3): Information Technology Auditing
  • ACCT 562 (3): Advanced Internal Auditing
  • ACCT 563 (3): Advanced Auditing
  • ACCT 565 (3): Advanced Accounting Information Systems
  • ACCT 567 (3): Fraud/Forensic Auditing
  • BA 548e (3): Project Management
  • BA 560 (3): Management of Info Systems

Accountancy Studies* (6 hours)

Two (2) courses must be completed:

  • ACCT 571 (3): Governmental & Not for Profit Accounting
  • ACCT 591 (3): CPA Review

Elective (3 hours)

  • Any 500-level ACCT course not previously taken
  • Any 400-level ACCT course not previously taken
  • ACCT 595 (3): Internship

Elective will be selected in consultation with the Director of the Master of Accountancy program.

* Substitutions will be determined in consultation with the Director of the Master of Accountancy program when necessary.