Sep 23, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 6218 - Forensic Accounting and Financial-Statement Fraud


Credits: 2

Imparts a detailed understanding of forensic accounting and the practical applications of forensics within the accounting profession. Fast-paced course that immerses students in the forensic accounting field, with a focus on litigation consulting, fraud investigation, damage quantification, and expert testimony. Provides real-world exposure and requires each student to observe a civil legal proceeding in a state or federal court (for at least 1 hour, outside of class). Through individual and group activities, students study cases to gain an understanding of forensic accounting processes, roles, and responsibilities. Upon completion of the course, students are able to work effectively as a member of a forensic accounting engagement team. Prerequisite: ACCT 6202  or enrollment in the M.S.A. program.



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