Oct 20, 2017
ACCT 575 - International Accounting
Explores the formulation and application of accounting principles in other industrialized countries. Particular emphasis directed toward the harmonization of accounting principles between the U.S. and other countries. ACCT 475 and ACCT 575 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.
Prerequisite: admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy Program.
Students will be able to:
- Explain the nature and scope of international accounting
- Identify the role that political, cultural, social, legal, and economic variables play in the development and practice of accounting in an international environment
- Analyze the financial impact of foreign currency exposure, taxation, and transfer pricing issues
- Explain the financial impact of significant differences between GAAP and IFRS
- Reformat and restate financial statements from US GAAP to IFRS and vice versa
- Graduate students will communicate their case or project analysis
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