ACCT 491 Accounting Capstone II • 5 Cr.
This course is a continuation of ACCT 490. The course is intended to provide students with opportunities for analysis, synthesis, prescription, and application of accounting concepts related to the Directed Learning Project undertaken in ACCT 490, along with case studies pulled from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) site for public Corporations. Students will apply critical thinking and decision making skills to these real-world business cases involving complex accounting decisions. Prerequisite: ACCT 490.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
• Integrate skills and knowledge acquired from DLP. • Implement a project plan following appropriate methods and tools related to selected area. • Review, refine and adjust a work plan. • Demonstrate advanced technical competency in completing deliverables. • Analyze task results, to include successes and areas for future improvement. • Work productively individually or in a team environment, if applicable to task, communicating professionally with all team members. • Develop a professional report and presentation commensurate with the scope and complexity of the work. • Present information in a professional format and discuss issues as the lead facilitator. • Demonstrate an in-depth and integrated understanding of the complexity of accounting.