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B ACCT 500 Advanced Quantitative Methods in Accounting (4)
Review of the mathematical, statistical and programming methods and techniques used in contemporary business and accounting. Students develop understanding of foundational concepts and their application to business problems.
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B ACCT 501 Accounting Theory (4)
Focuses on the basic market paradigm that governs accounting and accounting institutions. Uses concepts such as agency theory, permanent income, and Hicksian income. Explores issues such as the use of book value and earnings as alternative anchors and the need for disclosure versus accounting.
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B ACCT 502 Seminar on Financial Accounting (4)
Introduces the basic wisdom derived from financial accounting research. Starting with the efficient market paradigm, students are exposed to the concept of value relevant information of market participants and the role of accounting information. Case studies/ journal articles examine the current dilemmas/controversies in financial accounting.
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B ACCT 503 Corporate Financial Reporting (4)
Combines ideas and tools from economics, statistics, decisions theory, and finance with traditional accounting concepts such as faithful representation to develop a general framework for general purpose financial reporting.
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B ACCT 504 Advanced Managerial Accounting (4)
Exposes student to the user's perspective of managerial accounting information, incorporating uncertainty and fully exploiting the interrelationship between cost determination, performance evaluation, and economic decision making. Focuses on the underlying theory of cost allocation as an applied mechanism design and incentive issues arising with cost management/control practices.
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B ACCT 505 Financial Statement Analysis (4)
Students analyze actual financial statements with a view to valuing a firm form the valuation fundamentals and comparing their findings to actual market valuations. Stretches students' ability to apply knowledge and skills developed in prior courses to perform challenging real-world tasks. Prerequisite: B ACCT 501; B ACCT 503.
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B ACCT 506 Seminar on Strategic Cost Management (4)
Aims to introduce students to how cost information can be used to create and support business strategy and how the existing cost accounting systems need to be adapted for strategic use. Prerequisite: B ACCT 504.
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B ACCT 510 Accounting Profession ([0-1]-, max. 1)
Based on participation in accounting-related seminars, workshops, symposia, and field trips. These "qualifying events" help students to understanding the demands and nature of the accounting profession; apply accounting theory and principles as needed in professional conversations; and explores the ethical dimensions of professional decision making. Credit/no-credit only.
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B ACCT 512 Advanced Business Law (4)
Provides introduction to legal resolutions including courts, alternative dispute resolution, and ethics; creditors' rights bankruptcy; agency and employment; corporations and securities; small businesses and owners limited liabilities; and government regulation of business.
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B ACCT 520 Accounting Valuation (4)
Introduces basic theories and practical applications of accounting valuation methods. Students study basic concepts of accounting valuation models, evaluation accounting information to apply methods, analyze, and interpret profitability of a business.
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B ACCT 521 Forensic Accounting (4, max. 8)
Project-based introduction to contemporary forensic accounting theory and practice. Students analyze live fraud cases working with practicing Certified Fraud Examiners and law enforcement agencies. Requires registration as King County volunteer and criminal background check by law enforcement authorities.
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B ACCT 522 Corporate Governance: An International Perspective (4)
Explores the variety of corporate control and governance structures around the world. Examines important governance practices and their impact on corporate strategy and competitiveness.
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B ACCT 563 Advanced Financial Accounting (4)
Covers advanced accounting topics related to consolidated financial statements; accounting for derivatives and hedging activities; and the translation of financial statements prepared in a foreign currency.
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B ACCT 567 Advanced Taxation (4)
Provides an analysis and evaluation of the federal income tax consequences affecting Corporations, Partnerships, and LLCs. Provides an introduction to entity tax accounting with emphasis on both tax consequences and tax planning.
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