ACCT 5399. Advancd Auditng Theory & Pract. 3 Hours.
Students examine the theoretical and application issues of contemporary auditing as identified in the literature and by recent professional pronouncements. Topics may include internal control, control risk, legal liability of auditors, audit failure, audit risk, auditor responsibility for detection of fraud, and the evolving nature of the auditing profession in compliance with new audit standards. Case studies and exercises are used to address these and other topics of importance to professional auditing practice.
Prerequisite: Admission to the MS in Accounting program.
Master of Science in Accounting
The Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to provide students with the advanced study in accounting necessary to prepare for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. This program focuses on the knowledge and skills needed in the profession of accounting. Graduates of the MS in Accounting program are prepared for employment opportunities in a variety of accounting career paths including with public/industry/government/nonprofit firms.