The Taxation Track is a 30 credit hour program that provides students with the advanced knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level positions as tax accountants in public accounting as well as industry.
Required Courses for the Taxation Track
Six required courses (18 hours) including:
- ACCT 750 Tax Research & Communication
- ACCT 751 Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships - Part I
- ACCT 752 Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships - Part II
- ACCT 753 Estate Planning
- ACCT 756 Advanced Estate and Income Planning
Five additional courses (15 hours) inlcuding three of the following 500-level courses not already taken:
- ACCT 501 Financial Accounting III (Advanced Accounting, including business combinations & consolidated financial reporting)
- ACCT 502 Cost/Managerial Accounting II
- ACCT 504 Legal Issues for Accountants (Not equivalent to ACCT 324)
- ACCT 505 Government and Nonprofit Accounting
Students who have previously taken courses that cover the concepts covered in these 500-level courses will replace them with electives.
Students will take approved electives needed to complete the 30 credit hours.
Accounting course descriptions can be found on the Accounting Courses page. Click on the course title to view a sample syllabus.
In addition to the coursework, students must also successfully pass a self-administered, simulated professional accounting examination similar to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.