Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5532. Contemporary Issues in Financial Reporting and Analysis

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open only to Accounting M.S. students.

Grading Basis: Graded

Focuses on major financial reporting issues in consideration of the current data-centric technological and analytical environment. Broad topics are derived from FASB's conceptual framework, including income determination and asset valuation. Specific topics covered include risk management, earnings management, firm valuation, investing, and corporate governance issues. Introduces tools that link non-financial metrics with financial reports, providing actionable insights for external decision makers.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2021 16293 Hartford Online Livingston, Ricki MA10 Reg 12:00am‑11:59pm
33/30 3.00 Graded Course is only open to students matriculated in the MSA and Advanced Business Certificate for Accounting Analytics.
Spring 2022 12242 Hartford Online Livingston, Ricki MA10 Reg 12:00am‑11:59pm
27/30 3.00 Graded Course open to students admitted to the MSA program and the Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics only.
Spring 2022 12243 Hartford Online Livingston, Ricki MA11 Reg 12:00am‑11:59pm
30/30 3.00 Graded Course only open to students admitted to the MSA and the Advanced Business Certificate in Accounting Analytics programs only.