Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2016


BUSI 440 001 (CRN: 13991)


Long Title: AUDITING
Department: Business
Instructor: Lansford, Benjamin N.
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR MCN 317 (22-AUG-2016 - 2-DEC-2016) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Prerequisites: BUSI 305
Section Max Enrollment: 60
Section Enrolled: 25
Enrollment data as of: 23-MAY-2022 10:50AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-Dept Room
Final Exam Time:
9:00AM - 12:00PM S TBA TBA
Description: The principles and procedures used by public accountants and internal auditors in examining financial statements and supporting data to verify the accuracy and fairness of the information presented. Specific topics covered include: financial statement, regulatory and contract compliance, internal and operational audits, professional standards and ethical conduct; statistical and judgmental sampling; the audit-impact of information technology; audit risk and internal control structure evaluation; application of procedures in transaction cycles; audit reporting; the importance of professional skepticism; role of the PCAOB in setting and enforcing auditing standards for U.S. publicly traded companies, as well as the issue of mandatory audit firm rotation; role of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board in setting International Standards of Auditing.