ACC 264 - The Role of Accounting in Business and Society

Course Description

Effective: 2019-01-01

Presents a comprehensive view of the role and relevance of accounting in business and society, by public and private sector organizations. Focuses on information needs for external reporting to investors and creditors, internal management planning and control decisions, assessment of risks and internal controls, and regulatory oversight.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Overarching themes highlighted throughout these broad areas of reporting responsibility include the analysis of information related to recognition and valuation of economic events using data analytic and visualization technologies, effective communication related to accounting and economic information, as well as the importance of diversity in business, a global business mindset, objectivity and good professional judgment by business professionals.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ACC 212

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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