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Course Descriptions for ACNT 2374

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ACNT 2374 (3 Credit Hours)
This course is not currently offered by Richland College.
Offered at MVC

Accounting Theory
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite: ACNT 2304.
Course Description: An examination and analysis of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The course reviews Financial Accounting Standards (FAS) in detail and includes a critical review of the research that is at the theoretical foundations of GAAP. The course involves ethic discussions, various SEC requirements and requirements arising from the Sarbanes-Oxley law, as well as in-depth discussion of the recent private sector accounting developments. In addition, the process by which the Financial Accounting Standards Board promulgates new FAS will also be analyzed (3 Lec.)

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.

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