This course will examine current issues in professional accounting, such as international accounting standards, fraud detection and prevention, and the role of accounting in society. Students will interact with accounting professionals to gain insight on current issues and trends.
Prerequisite(s): ACCT 5420 Auditing
This course provides an overview of the auditing profession and studies the various types of audit reports. Ethics and professionalism are discussed in the framework of the Code of Professional Conduct for Certified Public Accountants. Concepts such as materiality, audit risk, and evidence are visited, as well as audit planning, internal control, and workpaper documentation. The concept of audit sampling is introduced. Auditing applications to the various business cycles and financial statement accounts are explored.
Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2110 Intermediate Accounting I