UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

ACCT6359 - Accounting Policy and Research

ACCT 6359 Accounting Policy and Research (3 semester credit hours) This course enables students to develop their knowledge and appreciation of current debates that surround the accounting profession. Students sharpen their critical thinking skills in the context of these issues and form and defend opinions about contemporary regulatory and market issues. The course exposes students to important academic research in accounting and the primary methods underlying it. The course focuses on in-class discussions and presentations, features guest lecturers, consists of a significant amount of reading material and requires class participation. ACCT 3331 and ACCT 3332 will also be counted as prerequisites. Prerequisites: ACCT 6330 and ACCT 6332. (3-0) R