Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

MACC 591 001 (CRN: 24149)

ACCOUNTING THEORY

Long Title: ACCOUNTING THEORY
Department: Management
Instructor: Zeff, Stephen A.
Meetings:
9:45AM - 11:15AM TR MCN 216 (21-JAN-2020 - 2-MAR-2020) 
9:45AM - 11:15AM TR MCN 216 (16-MAR-2020 - 23-APR-2020) 
Session: MBA 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
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Program(s):
Master of Accounting
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 25
Enrollment data as of: 8-AUG-2022 5:29PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: The aim of this seminar is to impart an understanding of the historical evolution of the literature on financial accounting theory and accounting principles, as well as emerging developments in accounting research. A companion objective is to come to understand the evolving dynamic of the standard-setting process for financial reporting in the United States and at the international level, including consideration of the “political” intrusions into this process. Readings will be drawn from the periodical literature, books and monographs, and reports. A term paper will be required. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MACC 591 if student has credit for BUSI 491/MGMT 591.