MAcc Curriculum

Beginning Fall 2017 (31 Hours)

The UTC MAcc Program requires that a student complete a minimum of 31 semester hours (19 hours of core courses and 12 hours of elective courses) in graduate coursework as follows:

 

Core Courses (19 hours)

 

3 credit hours

Advanced Managerial Accounting & Control 

1 credit hour

Advanced Managerial Accounting & Control Lab (Professional Accounting Certification)

3 credit hours

Advanced Accounting Information Systems

3 credit hours

Tax Research and Advanced Tax Topics

1 credit hour

Tax Research and Advanced Tax Topics Lab

(Professional Accounting Certification)

3 credit hours

Financial Accounting Theory & Issues

1 credit hour

Financial Accounting Theory & Issues Lab

(Professional Accounting Certification)

3 credit hours

Advanced Auditing

1 credit hour

Advanced Auditing Lab

(Professional Accounting Certification) 


 

Elective Courses (12 hours)

 

Students may select electives from the areas of accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, or management.

  • Three of the 12 hours must be in accounting.
  • The students may select the remaining electives from the areas of accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, and/or management.

The offering of electives is determined by student demand. Electives must be chosen in consultation with and approved by the MAcc adviser.

  • ACC 5521 Forensic Accounting
  • MGT 5140 Business Database Systems Management
  • MGT 5190 Data Mining & Analytics
  • MGT 5200 Advanced Data Analytics

Forensice data analytics is an accounting specialization that is quickly increasing in the accounting field. Auditing and forensic accounting independently test financial assertions through increasingly digital evidence located in multiple accounting information systems. The forensic data analytics concentration provides the technical knowledge of basic business analytics concepts, database management, forensic accounting methods, SAS skills, and advanced data analytics. These are essential skills for effectively auditing internal control and large volume transaction data sets. In addition, this concentration covers basic and advanced statistical and quantitative analysis, exploratory and predictive models, and fact-based management to generate knowledge and drive decision and actions. 


Class Schedules & Course Descriptions

Current Class Schedules