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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 700 - Master’s Thesis, Project Study, and/or Examination

Designed to credit and record supervised study for the master’s thesis, non-thesis project, studio project, public recital, and/or examination. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

Prerequisite: admission to the Master of Professional Accountancy Program.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate research objectives clearly.
  • Formulate one or more novel research questions based on existing literature.
  • Develop an executable research design that identifies proper data sources and analytical methods.
  • Collect and model data to assess the validity of claims or hypotheses.
  • Present research results through a clear and polished thesis manuscript pf publishable quality.


  • The student will produce a master’s thesis manuscript of publishable quality. The thesis will be assessed as satisfactory or unsatisfactory on the basis of whether and to what extent the thesis manuscript:
    • Defines research scope and goal(s);
    • Demonstrates command of the topic(s);
    • Employs proper research method(s); and 
    • States a conclusion that is supported by empirical findings.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
This course does not have an established scheduling pattern.

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