Accounting

Colleges: Metropolitan College | Questrom School of Business - UGRAD | Questrom School of Business - MBA

Metropolitan College

Accounting I

MET MG 101

Basic principles of financial accounting underlying transaction analysis and the preparation of financial statements. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 25)

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Financial and Managerial Accounting

MET AD 630

Introduction to the concepts, methods, and problems of financial and managerial accounting. Includes data accumulation, accounting principles, financial statement analysis, measurement and disclosure issues, cost analysis, budgeting and control, production costs, and standard costs. 4 cr. Tuition: $3200

Summer 1 (May 20-June 24)

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Questrom School of Business - UGRAD

Financial Accounting

SMG AC 221

Prereq: (SMG SM 121/122 or SMG SM 131 or SMG SM 299) and (CAS MA 120 or CAS MA 121 or CAS MA 123). Sophomore standing. Sophomore requirement. Basic concepts underlying financial statements and accounting procedures used in preparing statements of financial position, income statements, and statements of cash flow. Stresses the interpretation, analysis, and evaluation of published financial statements. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 24)

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Managerial Accounting

SMG AC 222

Prereq: (SMG AC 221). SMG SM 221 (previous or concurrent) highly recommended. Sophomore standing. Sophomore requirement. Introduces the basic principles, methods, and challenges of modern managerial accounting. Covers traditional topics such as job-order costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting and variance analysis, profitability analysis, relevant costs for decision making, and cost-plus pricing, as well as emerging topics such as Activity-Based Cost (ABC) accounting. The material is examined from the perspective of students preparing to use management accounting information as managers, to support decision making (such as pricing, product mix, sourcing, and technology decisions) and short- and long-term planning, and to measure, evaluate, and reward performance. Emphasizes the relationships between accounting techniques and other organizational activities (such as strategy and motivation). 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 20-June 26)

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Intermediate Accounting I

SMG AC 347

Prereq: (SMG AC 222). Required for Accounting concentrators. Provides foundation for solving financial reporting issues through the study of the conceptual framework of accounting, recognition and measurement of current and non-current assets, revenue recognition, and the development of the income statement and balance sheet. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Advanced Accounting

SMG AC 541

Prereq: (SMG AC 348) previous or concurrent. Senior standing. Examines accounting issues relating to business combinations and foreign operations (accounting for mergers and acquisitions, constructing consolidated financial statements, recording foreign-currency transactions and hedging exchange risk, translating foreign subsidiaries' local-currency financial statements), business segments, reporting for local governments, and the impact of the SEC and international standards on financial reporting. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 26)

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Auditing

SMG AC 565

Coreq: (SMG AC 348). Introduces the basic concepts underlying auditing and assurance services (including materiality, audit risk, and evidence) and demonstrates how to apply these concepts to audit and assurance services through financial statement audits. 4 cr. Tuition: $2480

Summer 1 (May 19-June 24)

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Questrom School of Business - MBA

Candidates for the MBA at Boston University are given first consideration for enrollment in the graduate courses offered by the Questrom School of Business.

Students currently matriculated as candidates for other graduate degrees offered by Boston University (including Metropolitan College on a case-by-case basis), visiting MBA students from other AACSB accredited institutions, and MBA alumni from GSM or another AACSB accredited institution may be granted permission to enroll on a space available basis, provided that they meet criteria established by the Questrom School of Business for registration as cross enrolled students and the student fills out the appropriate cross enrollment application. All students must meet the prerequisites established for enrollment in advanced courses. Cross enrollment applications can be obtained from the Graduate Programs Office at the Questrom School of Business Graduate Programs Office, 595 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 104 (617-353-2673).

Summer 1 classes begin Monday, May 18 and end Monday, July 6. Summer 2 classes begin Tuesday, July 7 and end Monday, August 24. There will be no class sessions on Memorial Day (observed Monday, May 25), or Independence Day (observed Friday, July 3).

Required Courses

Cohorted Professional Evening MBA (PEMBA) students take required courses with their cohort groups. Self-paced PEMBA students should be sure to follow the prerequisites when scheduling their core courses:

GSM AC 711 Financial Reporting and Control*
GSM ES 707 Managing Career Growth*
GSM FE 722 Financial Management*
GSM FE 730 Economics and Management Decisions
GSM IS 711 IT Strategies for a Networked Economy
GSM MK 724 Marketing Management
GSM OB 712 Managing Organizations and People*
GSM OM 726 Creating Value through Operations and Technology
GSM QM 717 Data Analysis for Managerial Decision-Making
GSM SI 751 Competition, Innovation, and Strategy

*Not offered in Summer 2015

Advanced Accounting

GSM AC 841

Grad Prereq: AC710/711, AC847 and AC848 (or concurrently). Examines accounting principles and practices related to business combinations and foreign operations (accounting for mergers and acquisitions, constructing consolidated financial statements, recording foreign currency transactions and hedging exchange risk, translating foreign subsidiaries' local currency financial statements), business segments, reporting for local governments, and the impact of the SEC and international standards on financial reporting. This class follows the University's Summer Term Schedule. 3 cr. Tuition: $4284

Summer 1 (May 19-June 26)

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Intermediate Accounting 1

GSM AC 847

Grad Prereq: AC710/711. Topics covered: 1) Review of generally accepted accounting principles, especially matching concept and revenue recognition rules. 2) Consideration of balance sheet and income statement classification issues. 3) Accounting and reporting issues related to cash, accounts receivable, inventories, investments, intangibles, and plant assets. This class follows the University's Summer Term Schedule. 3 cr. Tuition: $4284

Summer 2 (June 29-August 6)

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Auditing Issues & Problems

GSM AC 865

Grad Prereq: AC710/711, AC847 and AC848 (or concurrently). Introduces the basic concepts underlying auditing and assurance services (including materiality, audit risk, and evidence) and demonstrates how to apply those concepts to audit and assurance services through financial statement audits. This class follows the University's Summer Term Schedule. 3 cr. Tuition: $4284

Summer 1 (May 19-June 24)

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