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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2023 Rutgers School of Business-Camden Course Listing and Descriptions Accounting 010  

Accounting 010
52:010:101 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3) An introduction to accounting theory and practice and its function as the communications medium of the modern business information system. Prerequisite: Any course equal or greater than 50:640:042 or 52:135:120.
52:010:202 Management Accounting (3) The management uses of accounting data for planning, control, and decision-making emphasized in the study of cost accounting, budgeting, and internal reporting procedures. Prerequisite: 52:010:101.
52:010:305 Intermediate Accounting I (3) In-depth development of both the basic theory underlying financial accounting and the accounting process, with an emphasis on their application to items on financial statements. Covers the various reporting and disclosure requirements under generally accepted accounting principles. Prerequisite: 52:010:202.
52:010:306 Intermediate Accounting II (3) Continuation of 52:010:305. Covers how enterprises account for liabilities and equity accounts, including current and noncurrent liabilities, leases, pensions, income taxes, contributed capital, retained earnings, and stock options. Additional topics cover earnings per share, the statement of cash flows, accounting changes, and error corrections. Prerequisite: 52:010:305.
52:010:372 Essentials in Financial Statement Analysis (3) A study of the basic elements that affect the examination and interpretation of financial statements from the viewpoint of various users such as investors, creditors, and others. Thorough consideration of accounting implications, analytical methods, and item content of formal statements, with attention to economic implication of financial reporting. Prerequisite: 52:010:101. Restricted to 135 majors.
52:010:383 Individual Federal Income Tax (3) An analysis of the federal tax laws as they apply to the income of individuals. Specifically, analysis of gross income, exclusions, business and nonbusiness deductions, gains and losses, and capital gain and loss treatment. Prerequisite: 52:010:305 or 52:010:306.
52:010:384 Taxation of Business Entities (3) An analysis of the federal tax laws as they apply to the income of partnerships, decedents, estates and trusts, and corporations. Focus on corporate distributions, especially taxed corporations, capital changes, liquidations, and corporate reorganizations. (Previous title: Corporate Federal Tax Accounting).
Prerequisite: 52:010:305 or 306.
52:010:390 Cost Accounting (3) Identifying, measuring, accumulating, analyzing, preparing, interpreting, and utilizing financial information used by management for product and service costing and pricing, planning, and control to help meet organizational objectives. Standards for ethical conduct for management accountants. Prerequisite: 52:010:305 or 52:010:306.
52:010:401 Advanced Accounting (3) Emphasis on the acquisition method of accounting for mergers and acquisitions, the cost and equity methods of accounting for an investment subsequent to its acquisition, and consolidations that result from intercorporate stock exchanges. Accounting for foreign operations, partnerships, and for state and municipal government entities. Prerequisites: 52:010:305 and 52:010:306.
52:010:415 Concepts of Auditing (3) Objectives and concepts of auditing including audit planning, the internal control structure, audit evidence, audit sampling, materiality and audit risk, and reporting on audited financial statements. Overviews of audit methodology, auditing standards, and code of professional conduct. Prerequisites: 52:010:305 and 52:010:306. 
52:010:432 Accounting Information Systems (3) Examines concepts, principles, and components of computerized accounting information systems, system flowcharts, internal controls, hardware and software study, structured red systems analysis, structured systems design, systems implementation and operation, and AIS application. Prerequisite: 52:010:202.
52:010:441 Accounting Theory (3) Contemporary theories explaining accounting and auditing phenomena. Alternative hypotheses and views to explain existing and emerging issues and observations in areas relating to the markets for accounting and auditing services. Accounting regulations and rule setting and the accounting profession. Prerequisite: 52:010:305 or 52:010:306.
52:010:472 Financial Statement Analysis (3) A study of the various factors that affect the critical examination and interpretation of financial statements from the viewpoints of various groups using such data. Thorough consideration of accounting problems, analytical methods, and item content of formal statements, with attention to statements of cost analysis and other specialized control reports. Prerequisite: 52:010:305 or 52:010:306.           
52:010:487 Independent Study in Accounting (BA,1-3) Individual study under the supervision of a member of the accounting faculty in an area of accounting study, on a project or on a paper of the sort not usually undertaken in a regular course, in order to deepen and broaden the student's professional horizon and enrich his or her educational experience. Prerequisite: Instructor discretion.
52:010:491,492 Special Topics in Accounting (3,3) Designed to integrate course materials, introduce newer philosophies and techniques in accounting, and apply them to selected problems. Extensive reading and research reports required. Topics vary from year to year. Prerequisite: Instructor discretion.
52:010:495 Honors Thesis in Accounting (3) An individual research project. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
52:010:497 Accounting Internship (3) The Rutgers School of Business-Camden internship program offers qualified students an opportunity to gain professional employment experience that complements their academic background in business. The internship program is designed to supplement the academic program by giving students a real-world employment experience prior to graduation. Prerequisite: Permission of internship director/instructor.
52:010:498 Accounting Cooperative (BA, 3-6) Provides students with an opportunity to earn real-life experience that is integrated with their coursework. Cooperative education helps students explore and confirm their career aspiration by assisting them in various areas of career development. Students should develop self-confidence, professionalism, and sense of career direction.  Credits determined by cooperative director/instructor.
Prerequisite: Permission of cooperative director/instructor.
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