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UT Dallas Syllabus for mas6v01.p10.11f taught by Jennifer Johnson (jxj091000)

UT Dallas Syllabus for mas6v01.p10.11f taught by Jennifer Johnson (jxj091000)

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Course Syllabus MAS 6v09
Fall 2011 Page 1
Course SyllabusSpec. Topics: Accounting w/subtitles AUDIT, BEC, FAR, REG Fall 2011
 Note: This is a combined syllabus that covers 8 possible sections. The student maybe enrolled inone or more sections of this class depending on topic covered.
Course Information
Course Name
Special Topics In Accounting
Course Number
MAS 6v09 MAS 6v01
Section #s
P12, P13 P14, P15 P16, P17 P10, P11
Course Time
10:00-12:45 or4:00
Class Room
SOM 1.117
Meeting Day
Monday & Wednesday
Meeting Date
 12/14/11 **
Credit Hr
2 2 1 1* There is one Saturday Class
Sept. 10
9am** There is one Saturday Class
Dec 3
Professor Contact Information
Name TiffanyBortzChrisLinsteadtCharles Solcher JenniferJohnsonOffice: SOM 4.223 SOM 4.224 SOM 4.810 SOM 4.432Phone: 972-883-4774 972-883-5948 972-883-6347 972-883-5912Email: tabortz@utdallas.edu Chris.linsteadt@utdallas.edu solcher@utdallas.edu Jennifer.johnson@utdallas.eduOfficeHours:TBD TBD TBD TBD
Course Pre-requisites, Co-requisites, and/or Other Restrictions
Have applied for and been accepted to take the CPA Exam2.
To maximize success in the course and on the CPA Exam you must have successfully completedthe following courses:a.
US Individual and US Corporate Taxc.
Accounting Information Systemsd.
Intermediate Accounting I & IIe.
Financial Statement Analysisf.
Cost Accountingg.
US Business Law
Course Description
Course Syllabus MAS 6v09
Fall 2011 Page 2
This is an integrated capstone course to enhance your knowledge in Professional Accounting. It isstrategically designed to help you achieve maximize results on the uniform CPA Exam and prepare you foryour professional career in Accounting.
Student Learning Objectives / Outcomes
To amplify and boost your knowledge in the following areasFAR:Conceptual Framework, Standards, Standard Setting, and Presentationof Financial StatementsFinancial Statement Accounts: Recognition, Measurement, Valuation,Calculation, Presentation, and DisclosuresSpecific Transactions, Events and Disclosures: Recognition,Measurement, Valuation, Calculation, Presentation, and DisclosuresGovernmental Accounting and ReportingNot-for-Profit (Nongovernmental) Accounting and ReportingAUDAuditing and Attestation: Engagement Acceptance and Understanding the AssignmentAuditing and Attestation: Understanding the Entity and Its Environment (including Internal Control)Auditing and Attestation: Performing Audit Procedures and Evaluating EvidenceAuditing and Attestation: Evaluating Audit Findings, Communications, and ReportingAccounting and Review Services EngagementsProfessional ResponsibilitiesREGEthics, Professional, and Legal ResponsibilitiesBusiness LawFederal Tax Process, Procedures, Accounting, and PlanningFederal Taxation of Property TransactionsFederal Taxation of IndividualsFederal Taxation of EntitiesBECCorporate GovernanceEconomic Concepts and AnalysisFinancial ManagementInformation Systems and CommunicationsStrategic PlanningOperations Management
Required Textbooks and Materials
Internet Access for course work CPAexcel course material, to be provided to student by instructor
Suggested Course Materials
Assignments & Academic Calendar
Course Syllabus MAS 6v09
Fall 2011 Page 3
The assignments and course outline will be provided in the CPAexcel learning tool.These descriptions and timelines are subject to change at the discretion of the Professor.
Grading Policy
Your grade in each class will be made of up the following components and weights:Attendance 30%Weekly Testlets 30%Progress Completion of Review Material* 30%Daily Class Quizzes 10%* Progress Completion is a Sliding Scale Based Upon % Completion of the Online Course reviewMaterial as of the last day of each section.
% Completion of CPA Review Material to Earn PointsPossible PointsEarnedFAR AUD REG BEC
30 85% + 90% + 90% + 90% +20 75% - 84% 80%
89% 80%
89% 80%
89%10 65% - 74% 70% - 79% 70% - 79% 70% - 79%0 < 65% < 70% < 70% < 70%
See the on-line syllabus in CPAexcel for weekly testlet and daily quiz dates
Grading Scale:
Grade: % of Total Points Earned
A 90% or greaterB 80% - 89%C 70% - 79%F less than 70%
Course & Instructor Policies
Attendance to the class is required and will enhance your knowledge and understanding.Attendance will be taken at the beginning and end of each class period. You must bepresent for both sign-ins in order to be considered present for that day.
Release of CPA Scores:
CPA Exam Grade Release waiver are required at the beginning of the course and must beupdated with required information prior the end of the course. The grade informationmay be provided to CPAexcel for use in statistical modeling.
Late Work:
None accepted

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