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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ACG6453
Tracking Number - 1856
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Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-11-10
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
- Date & Time Submitted: 2005-04-26
- Department: School of Accountancy
- College: BA
- Budget Account Number: 00-1402-00
- Contact Person: Stephanie Bryant
- Phone: 9746550
- Email: email@example.com
- Prefix: ACG
- Number: 6453
- Full Title: Accounting Skills, Values, and Information Tech
- Credit Hours: 3
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: N
- Are the credit hours variable?: N
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Acc. Skills, Values, Info Tech
- Course Online?: -
- Percentage Online:
- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: Admission into MAcc program
- Corequisites: None
- Course Description: This course is designed to introduce Master of Accountancy students to the basic skills, competencies, and technologies of accounting.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: The School of Accountancy felt a core competency course was needed that captured basic skills and competencies. This course change is the result of a thorough evaluation of the MAcc program curriculum.
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? All accounting majors need to have a basic core set of competencies. Subsequent MAcc courses will build on and enhance these core competencies.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? No. However, many of the topics are included to a limited extent in other existing Master of Accountancy courses (e.g., ACG 6405 and ACG 6457).
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) A Ph.D and strong skills in information technology and organizational behavior.
- Objectives: To develop competency in team-building, oral and written communication, information technology, leadership, and critical thinking skills
- Learning Outcomes: To become proficient in written and oral communications, including professional and technical reports, to develop strong technology skills, including ACL, SQL, Access, and Excel; to develop leadership skills; to learn to think critically and solve unstructured business problems.
- Major Topics: Leadership and team-building skills, critical thinking and problem solving, ethics, oral presentation skills, research skills, the writing process, Internet research using electronic databases, introduction to SQL, XML and XBRL.
- Textbooks: Working with Emotional Intelligence, by Goleman Effective Writing: A Handbook for Accountants by May & May
The Wisdom of Teams by Katzenbach & Smith
An Intro to Applied Professional Research for Accountants
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