M.B.A. in Accounting Courses

MGT 500 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGERIAL DEVELOPMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course will provide students with an opportunity to create a plan for developing the abilities associated with superior managerial performance. It will also provide an orientation to the self-directed, active learning methods of the entire program. This course explores contemporary ideas on effective leadership and management. Team exercises, case studies and assessment tools provide the framework for learning. This course must be taken in the student’s first semester. 3 credits.

MGT 510 LEGAL ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to critical legal issues that impact the manager's role in the workplace. Issues addressed in this course include an overview of the legal environment in the United States, the court system and the growing trend
in the use of alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, contracts, business torts and criminal laws, employment law issues affecting management decision-making, international and cyber law issues and ethical concerns in today's business environment. 3 credits.

MGT 530 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides students with a practical approach to the effective use of information technology in organizations. Students will learn how to manage and use information in making key project management decisions. Legal and ethical issues in information technology are discussed. Modern systems analysis and design techniques are explored. Examples and case studies are drawn from actual experiences to provide students with information technology solutions to business problems. Prerequisite: COM140 or COM 141. 3 credits.

MGT 550 STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course is designed to explore human resources management in organizations. Students will investigate human resources issues, strategies and tactics currently being utilized in organizations as well as future trends where the human resources function is an integral part of the business strategy. 3 credits.

MGT 610 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS IN RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course will introduce students to the use of statistical methods and reasoning to help managers make better decisions and improve performance. Specific topics include: probability, sampling techniques, multiple regression, time series analysis, statistical quality control methods and tests of hypothesis and design of experiments. These statistical concepts will be applied in a term project to improve quality and productivity. Note: Online E.M.B.A. students must take final exam on campus. Prerequisite: MAT 151 or BUS 222, and MGT 500 and four other 500-level courses. 3 credits.

MGT 630 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course focuses on the study of resource allocation decisions that are made by all types of managers within organizations. The students are provided with the theory and tools essential to the analysis and solution of those problems that have economic consequences. It also explores the constraints imposed on the decision maker (manager) by the global environment. Prerequisite: BUS 226. 3 credits.

MGT 662 CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides an in-depth perspective on the principles of corporate finance. It focuses on capital budgeting and project management, portfolio theory and valuation, capital structure and dividend policy, working capital analysis and the link between risk and return. Note: Online EMBA students must take final exam on campus. Prerequisites: BUS 120 or BUS 226 or CHA 496, and MGT 545. 3 credits.

MGT 690 INTEGRATIVE ANALYSIS IN MANAGEMENT           

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides comprehensive coverage of the research process in organizations. It enables students to understand the nature of the scientific method as applied to managerial concerns. Students will receive didactic instruction in research methods and are given an opportunity to create and execute independent, work-related research projects or to prepare a publishable paper. This course also provides students with an opportunity to review and evaluate the progress made in developing their managerial abilities over the course of the program. This evaluation serves as the basis for updating the students’ managerial abilities development plans created at the beginning of the program. Prerequisite: MGT 610 and departmental approval. This course can only be taken as part of a student’s last 6 to 9 credits. 3 credits.

ACC 545 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING AND ANALYSIS   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides the student with a study of how executives and line managers use financial information. An examination of financial statements and financial and managerial accounting concepts are undertaken to help students increase their understanding of how financial information can be used to make better business decisions. Students will learn how accounting information can be used to facilitate the management of the human resources, operations and marketing functions. Note: Online EMBA students must take final exam on campus. Prerequisite: ACC 200 or ACC 211. 3 credits.

ACC 555 ADVANCED FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION               

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Students will study and learn how to apply tax statutes to varying fact patterns with the goal of obtaining the most favorable outcome for the taxpayer. Tax research, communication of research results and professional responsibilities of tax practitioners will be integrated throughout the course. Topics include property transactions, corporate organization, capital structure and distributions, partnerships, S corporations, exempt entities, trusts and estates. A case study approach and electronic applications to research, tax planning and compliance will provide the framework for learning. Prerequisite: ACC 215. 3 credits.

ACC 665 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING THEORY AND RESEARCH   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides students with an opportunity to research, analyze and discuss advanced financial reporting and disclosure issues. Engagement performance and ethical considerations at both the firm and individual levels will be addressed. Select specialized industry accounting practices and regulatory issues will also be examined. Prerequisites: ACC 242 and ACC 545. 3 credits.

ACC 675 ADVANCED AUDITING                   

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides the student with an opportunity to examine auditing standards and their relationship to recent developments in auditing practice. Financial frauds, their impact on financial reporting and the auditors' response will be evaluated. Internal and operational auditing, external and compliance auditing and professional ethics will be emphasized. Audit research case studies will provide the framework for learning. Prerequisites: ACC 242, ACC 317, ACC 320 and ACC 545. 3 credits.

PREREQUISITES

ACC 200 FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course is an introduction to the field of accounting and to the development and use of financial accounting information in the business world. This course emphasizes accounting techniques and procedures, accounting theory and interpretation and use of accounting information. Topics include financial statements preparation, merchandising accounting, systems and controls, financial assets, plant assets, corporate accounting and financial statement analysis. For non-accounting majors only. Not open to freshmen without prior department approval. Not open to students who have taken ACC 110 or equivalent. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ACC 211 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A continuation of the study of accounting principles used in the preparation of financial statements. The course also covers the Statement of Cash Flows and analysis of financial statements. Prerequisite: ACC 110. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ACC 212 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Part one of a two-part course, which emphasizes an in-depth study of the underlying concepts of financial accounting, including the interpretation and application of pronouncements of various standard setting organizations. This course focuses on the conceptual framework of financial accounting and includes a study of the basic financial statements. The course also has the goal of giving students a deeper understanding of the proper accounting for various items on the balance sheet, primarily the various assets owned by an entity. Students will learn valuable concepts in the area of the time value of money. Prerequisite: ACC 211. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall.

ACC 213 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Part two of a two-part course emphasizing an in-depth study of the underlying concepts of financial accounting, including the interpretation and application of pronouncements of various standard-setting organizations. This course focuses on the proper accounting treatment of an entity’s liabilities and stockholders’ equity. Additionally, students will gain an understanding and uses of the statement of cash flows as well as the study of other topics such as the proper accounting for pensions, leases, accounting changes, revenue recognition, income taxes and other topics. Prerequisite: ACC 212. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Spring.

ACC 215 PRINCIPLES OF FEDERAL TAXATION

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A study of the Federal Revenue system, tax statutes and the preparation of individual tax returns. The Internal Revenue Code and regulations along with court decisions are studied and particular attention is given as to how tax planning for individuals is affected. Prerequisite: ACC 213. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ACC 241 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course provides students with an opportunity to study managerial accounting concepts. Students will learn how to compile and analyze accounting information to assist managers in their planning, directing and controlling functions for service, manufacturing and merchandising entities. Topics include: incremental analysis, profit planning and the preparation of budgets, variance analysis, understanding cost behavior and cost-volume-profit analysis. Job order costing, process costing and activity-based costing systems will also be studied. Prerequisite: ACC 200 or ACC 211. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ACC 242 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A study of advanced accounting problems in areas such as consolidations, corporate mergers and acquisitions and partnership operations and liquidations. Prerequisite: ACC 213. 3 hours a week, 1 semester 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ACC 317 PRINCIPLES OF AUDITING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
An introduction to generally accepted auditing standards adopted by the AICPA and releases by the Securities and Exchange Commission in conjunction with an expression of an opinion by independent public accountants. Attention to the ethics of the profession of public accounting, the study of internal control, audit procedures and objectives. Prerequisite: ACC 242. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ACC 320 ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND E.D.P. AUDITING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A study of accounting information systems as well as audit and assurance services in the context of electronic data processing systems. The student will gain hands-on experience with accounting information systems by processing transactions for all accounting cycles using software commonly used by businesses. The student will also gain an understanding of audit objectives and procedures that are specific to audit and assurance services in a computerized environment. Use of computer assisted audit techniques will be emphasized, including exposure to the use of generalized audit software. Prerequisite: COM 140, ACC 213. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

BUS 100 PROCESS OF MANAGEMENT

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
An introduction to the business decision-making process through the study of the theory and practice of management. The manager’s tasks: planning, organizing, directing and controlling are reviewed through reading and case studies. The student is introduced to the concept of strategic planning and in line with today’s emphasis on productivity, particular attention is paid to human resources and motivation. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

BUS 150 BUSINESS LAW I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Introduction to the legal environment of business. General survey of the legal system, courts and procedures. Study of the law of contracts, agency, partnership and corporations. The course uses the case and text method. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

BUS 151 BUSINESS LAW II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A continuation of Business Law I. Personal property, bailments, sales, commercial paper, creditors’ rights, real property, secured transactions and regulation of business. Prerequisite: BUS 150. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

BUS 219 PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
A survey of the role of finance in business management. Major areas of study include an examination of financial markets, financial organization of business entities, analysis of budgets, credit, equity and debt financing, cash flow requirements, break-even analysis, the use of corporate securities in capitalization and asset management. Prerequisites: BUS 100, MAT 200 and ACC 211 or ACC 200. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

BUS 222 STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Collection and tabulation of statistical data. Sampling. Probability. Binomial distribution and the use of the normal curve. Prerequisite: MAT 111 or MAT 113 or MAT 200. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

COM/BUS 140 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course is designed as an introductory course to provide the background necessary for the effective use of microcomputers. The emphasis is on the major applications of microcomputers: word processing, relational databases, spreadsheets and the use of the Internet. The course includes hands-on experience with common applications software as well as an introduction to computer hardware. No previous computer related experience necessary. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall, spring and summer.

COM/BUS 141 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS II

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
This course is intended for students from all disciplines. It will develop intermediate and advanced word-processing, spreadsheet and database techniques, including macros, report generation, database queries, importing and exporting files, address books, labels, graphic and table manipulation. It will also include expanded Internet and World Wide Web topics. Prerequisite: COM 140 or equivalent, or department approval. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall, spring and summer.

ECO/BUS 120 MACROECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
National economic policy; inflation and unemployment in the business cycle; output and income determination; government expenditures and receipts; fiscal policy and monetary policy; Federal Reserve System and the banking system; variations in stabilization policy; the impact of capital labor relations. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.

ECO/BUS 226 MICROECONOMICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
Marginal analysis of demand and supply, the individual firm and market microstructure. Consumer behavior and producer behavior. Alternative models of price determination and maximizing profits. The relation between input and output markets. Prerequisite: ECO 120. 3 hours a week, 1 semester 3 credits. Fall and spring.

MAT 151 FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus
An introduction to statistics, including probability, sampling distributions, correlations, predictions and hypothesis testing. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits.








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