GAT 890 Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Issues

This course familiarizes the student with the resources available to the professional in the areas of financial reporting and taxation. The hierarchy of the sources of generally accepted accounting principles is discussed in the financial reporting area, while the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, rulings, and court cases are covered in the taxation area. The primary focus of the course is the completion of a major research project to serve as a capstone to the students study in the Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation program. PREREQUISITE(S): GAT708, GAT720 and GAT721