Accountancy & Business Law
AC-151. Principles of Accounting I. 3 Credits.
Fundamental principles of accounting for business entities; the reporting of financial information to users; basic considerations underlying financial and cost accounting data from a management point of view.
AC-152. Principles of Accounting II. 3 Credits.
Fundamental principles of accounting for business entities the reporting of financial information to users basic considerations underlying financial and cost accounting data from a management point of view. Prerequisites: AC-151.
AC-295. Credited Internships. 3 Credits.
AC-325. Forensic Accounting. 3 Credits.
A basic practical understanding of forensic accounting as a management tool. Prerequisites: AC-152.
AC-331. Intermediate Accounting Theory I. 3 Credits.
Traditional financial accounting topics, including recent developments by the leading professional accounting organizations. Prerequisites: AC-152.
AC-332. Intermediate Accounting Theory II. 3 Credits.
Traditional financial accounting topics, including recent developments by the leading professional accounting organizations. Prerequisites: AC-331.
AC-341. Advanced Accounting Theory. 3 Credits.
Study of specialized subject areas rounding out the accounting knowledge required by the beginning career accountant. Prerequisites: AC-332.
AC-420. Principles of IT Auditing. 3 Credits.
Principles of IT Auditing examined from the point of view of information systems and management. IT operations will be examined from both standalone and global environments. The COBIT framework will be introduced for auditing IT operations. Prerequisites: AC-151 OR IS-380 OR AS APPROVED BY ACCOUNTANCY FACULTY ADVISOR.
AC-443. Cost Accounting. 3 Credits.
Study of cost accounting information systems and their importance as an essential management tool. Prerequisites: AC-332.
AC-444. Auditing Principles. 3 Credits.
Study of auditing standards associated with the examination of corporate accounts. Emphasis on audit objectives. Possible additional course fee of $45. Prerequisites: AC-332:.
AC-455. Taxation. 3 Credits.
Practical understanding of the Federal Income Tax Law including the basic principles of the Law and their practical application. Prerequisites: AC-152.
AC-480. Integrated Accounting Capstone. 3 Credits.
This course will provide a comprehensive, practical overview of the accounting curriculum, including Principles of Accounting I & II, Intermediate Accounting Theory I & II, Cost Accounting, Advanced Accounting Theory, Auditing Principles, and Financial Reporting. The course will be taught in part by introducing the student to case studies based on current real-world accounting issues. This methodology will allow the students to apply their knowledge of accounting to real-world scenarios, demonstrating competency in both their knowledge base and their ability to identify and solve accounting issues. Approval for this course must be obtained by the Accountancy faculty advisor.
AC-495. Pathway to the CPA. 3 Credits.
This course will provide an overview of the 4 parts of the CPA examination, Auditing & Attestation (AUD), Financial Accounting & Reporting (FAR), Regulation (REG) and Business Environment & Concepts (BEC). This course will provide an extensive review of the accounting and business knowledge base required to prepare for the AUD and FAR parts of the CPA exam. This course will also provide an opportunity for the student to assess their CPA exam readiness through practice tests and practice task-based scenarios. Approval for this course must be obtained by the Accountancy faculty advisor.
BL-161. Introduction to Law and Contracts. 3 Credits.
Introduction to the legal system; the nature of contracts; the statute of frauds; assignment of contracts; methods of discharging obligations in contract; remedies upon breach of contract.
BL-162. Agency and Business Organization. 3 Credits.
The nature and creation of an agency relationship, a partnership, a corporation the rights and duties of the various parties the law of trade regulation and unfair competition. Prerequisites: BL-161.
BL-165. International Law and Property Rights. 3 Credits.
The key to international business success is minimizing risk. The course emphasizes the management of risk when doing business over great distances. Examines legal aspects of trade, intellectual property and foreign direct investment.
BL-241. Real and Personal Property. 3 Credits.
The nature of real and personal property methods of transferring title bailment duties and liabilities of common carriers rights of society trusts insurance security interest. Prerequisites: BL-161.
BL-250. Law and Ethics. 3 Credits.
BL-251. Uniform Commercial Code. 3 Credits.
Study of Articles 1, 2, 3, 4 and 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Form and content of commercial paper bank deposits and collections security interest in personal property product liability. Prerequisites: BL-161.
BL-295. Credited Internships. 3 Credits.
BL-310. Sports Law. 3 Credits.
This course will provide students an overview of law as it relates to sports topics including but not limited to sports representation and management, constitutional law, intellectual property law, Title IX and sports crimes. Prerequisites: BL-161 AND BL-162.
BL-330. Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. 3 Credits.
This course focuses on the nature, cause, progression and resolution of conflicts and disputes. Particular emphasis will be placed on disputes involving commercial issues and businesses. Students will gain knowledge and apply techniques to facilitate, mediate and successfully resolve disputes over a range of situations. Methods of conflict de-escalation and pursuit of settlement through negotiation will be learned and applied. Prerequisites: BA-240 OR BL-161.
BL-333. Environmental Law. 3 Credits.
This course is designed to expose students to several environmental statutes including the Clean Air Act and the Pollution Control Law, as well as environmental sustainability. Prerequisites: BL-161.
BL-399. Independent Study. 1 Credit.
BL-421. Doing Business Overseas. 3 Credits.
This course is designed to expose students to the global business and legal environment through short-term study visits to selected overseas countries. The aim is to help participants develop a better and more practical understanding of the political, economic, legal and cultural environments of the countries visited. Possible additional course fee of $50. Course Type(s): International (Travel),Pluralism.
BL-495. Exploring Legal Concepts Overseas. 3 Credits.
In this course we will discuss different legal concepts as they pertain to foreign countries and as compared/contrasted to the American Legal System. Such topics may include, but are not limited to, the structure of the legal system, the origin and philosophy of law, the social and economic effects of the law in the foreign country, contemporary and controversial legal issues in the foreign country, and the impact all of these concepts may have had and/or continue to have on American Law. Possible additional course fee of $50. Course Type(s): International (Travel),Pluralism.
LW-155. Seminar in Contemporary Legal Issues. 3 Credits.
A course open to all students examining current legal issues in a seminar setting.This course will acquaint students with the issues that are at the forefront of the legal environment such as physician assisted suicide, legal issues relating to the world-wide web, capital punishment, drug laws and their enforcement, abortion and the law, affirmative action and race-conscious preferences, and sex offender notification laws. Prerequisites: 2 COURSES FROM COURSES PL-130 PL-140 TH-110 TH-120 Course Type(s): Values,Core curriculum course,Senior Seminar.
LW-156. Legal Aspects of Health Care. 3 Credits.
Analysis of the legal aspects of health care, including general contracts, confidentiality of records, insurance liability, and malpractice.