Degree Requirements

Masters of Accountancy Degree Requirements

Masters of Accountancy Curriculum Requirements (30 semester hours)

(See recommended part-time and full-time course schedules listed below.)

  • BA 501 - Professional Ethics &Legal Issues for Accountants
  • BA 503 - Financial Accounting Theory, Research, & Practice
  • BA 506 - Advanced Auditing
  • BA 507 - Advanced Accounting Topics
  • BA 510 - Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • BA 511 - Tax Theory, Research, & Practice
  • BA 521 - Advanced Taxation Topics
  • BA 526 - Forensic Examination & Data Analytics
  • BA 536 - Sustainability & Integrated Reporting
  • BA 575 - Contemporary Issues in Business Environment

With the Department Chair’s approval, undergraduate students (regardless of whether or not they intend to pursue the Masters of Accountancy) will be allowed to enroll in the following courses:

  • BA 506 - Advanced Auditing
  • BA 507 - Advanced Accounting Topics

Master of Accountancy (2018-2019 full-time schedule):

Summer Term – 9 credits

  • BA 536 Sustainability & Integrated Reporting (May 14 – June 1, 2018)
  • BA 501 Prof. Ethics & Legal Issues (June 4 – June 22, 2018)
  • BA 575 Issues in the Business Environment (June 25 – July 26, 2018)
  • Required On-Campus Residency (May 26 – May 27, 2018)

Fall Term – 12 credits

  • BA 503  Financial Accounting (August 22 – October 11, 2018)
  • BA 511 Tax Theory, Research, & Practice (August 22 – October 11, 2018)
  • BA 507  Advanced Accounting Topics (October 17 – December 13, 2018)
  • BA 521  Advanced Taxation Topics (October 17 – December 13, 2018)      

Spring Term – 9 credits                                                                

  • BA 506  Advanced Auditing (January 14 – March 1, 2019)
  • BA 510  Not-for-Profit Accounting (March 11 – May 3, 2019)
  • BA 526  Forensic Examination/Data Analytics (March 11 – May 3, 2019)

Recommended course sequence for part-time students:

Summer Term – 6 credits

  • BA 536 Sustainability & Integrated Reporting (May 14 – June 1, 2018)
  • BA 575 Issues in the Business Environment (June 25 – July 26, 2018)
  • Required On-Campus Residency (May 26 – May 27, 2018)

Fall Term – 6 credits

  • BA 503  Financial Accounting (August 22 – October 11, 2018)
  • BA 507  Advanced Accounting Topics (October 17 – December 13, 2018)

Spring Term – 6credits                                                                 

  • BA 506  Advanced Auditing (January 14 – March 1, 2019)
  • BA 526  Forensic Examination/Data Analytics (March 11 – May 3, 2019)

Summer Term – 3 credits

  • BA 501 Prof. Ethics & Legal Issues (June 3 – June 21, 2019)

Fall Term – 6 credits

  • BA 511 Tax Theory, Research, & Practice (August 21– October 10, 2019)
  • BA 521  Advanced Taxation Topics (October 16 – December 12, 2019)

Spring Term – 3 credits                                                                

  • BA 510  Not-for-Profit Accounting (March 9 – May 1, 2020)