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Curriculum Overview

Move your Accounting Career into the Fast Lane

Florida Southern College's accelerated MAcc curriculum is the perfect fit for professionals on the run.


MAcc Course Work

ACC6100 Advanced Taxation of Entities
ACC6200 Auditing with Accounting Information Systems
ACC6300 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
ACC6400 Advanced Managerial Accounting
BUS6350 Business Law for Accountants
ACC6500 CPA Review Course *
ACC6600 Fraud Examination & Ethics in Accounting
ACC6700 Accounting Seminar
Total 30 hours

* This course will not count towards the 150-hour academic CPA requirement for Florida (may apply in some states)

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Course Descriptions

ACC 6100 Advanced Taxation of Entities
Four hours. Learn technical tax information and prepare for the Uniform CPA Examination.

ACC 6200 Auditing with Accounting Information Systems
Four hours. Examine auditing standards and practical auditing tasks, including an examination of the role of accountants as designers, users, and evaluators of accounting systems.

ACC 6300 Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting
Four hours. A detailed study of the procedures related to accounting for interim reporting, segment reporting, foreign currency, worldwide accounting, reorganizations, liquidations, partnerships, governmental organizations, not-for-profit organizations, estates, and trusts. Also included is the history and importance of the SEC and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

ACC 6400 Advanced Managerial Accounting
Four hours. Study advanced topics in Cost/Managerial Accounting encompassing a study of decision models, cost information systems, budgeting, and performance analysis.

ACC 6500 CPA Review Course *
Three hours. Preparation for the Uniform CPA Examination, required for graduation of the program. This course is pass/fail.

* This course will not count towards the 150-hour academic CPA requirement for Florida (may apply in some states)

ACC 6600 Fraud Examination & Ethics in Accounting
Four hours. Understand the field and practice of forensic accounting, procedures used to uncover economic crime, courtroom procedures and litigation support, principles and techniques of business valuations, and the ethical issues and environment of accounting.

ACC 6700 Accounting Seminar
Three hours. Taken in the last semester except with permission of the dean; this is a capstone course in which each student completes an accounting research project in his or her field of interest. This course is team-taught so that a variety of faculty expertise is available. Each student will consult with one or more of the professors as he or she completes the research project.

BUS 6350 Business Law for Accountants
Four hours. This course will extend business law concepts to those specific to the accounting profession.