Overview

COURSES
  • Required Courses

    Students must take a minimum of 30 hours of graduate courses, including a minimum of 18 hours of accounting courses. Up to nine elective hours, as approved by an advisor, may be chosen from 500-level courses and must be approved by the coordinator of the M.Acc. program. Students cannot receive graduate credit for a course if they have taken an equivalent course at the undergraduate level. Another accounting course should be substituted with the approval of the coordinator of the MAcc program. Students who have not taken AC 456 and/or AC 471, or their equivalents, must take AC 556 and/or AC 471 for graduate credit.


    Students are encouraged to take electives in disciplines such as Data Mining, Business Analytics, Real Estate, and Finance. However, students are free to choose their own elective tracks.

    AC 512
    Advanced Financial Reporting & Analysis
    AC 523
    Business Valuation & Performance Measurement
    AC 532
    Advanced Governance, Risk Assessment & Assurance
    AC 534
    Fraud Risk Management
    AC 561
    Accounting for Business Management
    AC 589
    Systems Analysis & Control
    LGS 504
    Legal Issues in Accounting
  • Prerequisites

    Common body of knowledge for undergraduate business degree in addition to the following Accounting courses.

    AC 310
    Financial Reporting
    AC 311
    Analysis of Business Activities
    AC 361
    Cost Analysis for Planning and Control
    AC 371
    Introduction to Taxation
    AC 389
    Accounting Information Systems Development, Operation, and Control
    AC 432
    Introduction to Corporate Governance, Risk Assessment, and Assurance Services
    AC 456
    Non-Profit Accounting
    AC 471
    Taxation of Business Transactions & Organizations

    Students who have not taken AC 456 and/or AC 471, or their equivalents, must take AC 556 and/or AC 471 for graduate credit.

Contacts
Program Coordinator
Dr. Rich Houston 205-348-8392
331 Alston Hall
Box 870220
rhouston@cba.ua.edu
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