Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

MGMT 591 001 (CRN: 24166)

ACCOUNTING THEORY

Long Title: ACCOUNTING THEORY
Department: Management
Instructor: Zeff, Stephen A.
Meetings:
12:30PM - 2:00PM TR MCN 216 (21-JAN-2020 - 2-MAR-2020) 
12:30PM - 2:00PM 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):
MBA for Professional Extended
MBA for Professionals
MBA for Professional Weekend
MBA - Executive Program
MBA
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Graduate Quadmester
Prerequisites: MGMT 601
Section Max Enrollment: 36
Section Enrolled: 8
Enrollment data as of: 3-JUL-2022 10:08AM
 
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. The prerequisite for undergraduates is BUSI 405, but the course will also be open also to a small number of other students who have taken just BUSI 305. MBA students: Prerequisite is MGMT 601. PhD students: no prerequisites. All students must obtain the prior permission of the instructor. Course may not be taken pass/fail and may not be audited. Enrollment will be limited. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for MGMT 591 if student has credit for BUSI 491/MACC 591.