2021-2022 Catalog

AC 553 Advanced Accounting Strategies I

Advanced Accounting Strategies I takes the student through an in-depth study of financial accounting and accounting research on four major areas in financial reporting: accounting for mergers and acquisitions, preparation of consolidated financial statements, the translation of foreign currency financial statements and foreign currency transactions, and accounting for derivatives including the use of derivatives in hedging transactions. There is a brief overview of disaggregation of financial reports into operating segment information. The course emphasizes interpreting and applying professional accounting standards.