BUS 375 Research Methods in Accounting • 5 Cr.


The course covers utilization of knowledge, skills and abilities of critical approach to accounting research, theories and practice. The course uses a theoretical and conceptual framework to explain the development of the research idea, literature and developing hypotheses as well as research ethics in accounting. The focus of measurement will be on accounting and business research that will prepare students for capstone classes. Prerequisites: Completion of the first year of BAS Accounting and permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe and explain critical approaches to accounting research.
  • Explain the role, importance, and application of the theoretical and conceptual framework of research in accounting.
  • List and explain the components of research methods
  • Describe the various research methodologies and when to use them.
  • List and categorize various data collection process in a research project.
  • Develop hypotheses for a research project and research applicable literature.