ACCT 380 Environmental Accounting • 5 Cr.

Description

The course covers utilization of advanced accounting topics with a focus on measurement of environmental costs and benefits in the decision making process and evaluation techniques of natural resources, taxation and the profession's role in environmental issues. Prerequisite: ACCT 360 and ACCT 351.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Examine the impact of the environment on financial statements.
  • Prescribe the best accounting practices for adoption, establishment and implementation of an environmental policy.
  • Develop and perform an environmental audit.
  • Account and control for the costs of waste, packaging and recycling. 
  • Appraise the environmental sustainability of an organization's practices.
  • Evaluate the external social audits.