ACC 620 (04) - Topics in Accounting

Topics/Accounting Analytics

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Accounting
Online Course Delivery Method: Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56168
Special Topics in Accounting, topics vary by semester.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Campuses not allowed in section: Manchester
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Instructors: Jonathan Nash

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 M 3:40pm - 5:00pm PBLANE 216
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

Data analytics is changing the accounting profession.  The Big 4 accounting firms have provided specific accounting curriculum recommendations intended to help strengthen students’ technical expertise in anticipation of a career in accounting.  Drawing heavily from the suggestions of these employers, this course seeks to provide students with the skills and technical knowledge they need.  Content includes a framework for evaluating and answering business questions; experience extracting and manipulating data; an understanding of modeling and evaluation techniques, and techniques for effective communication.  The course provides students the opportunity to utilize a subset of the applications used within the profession, including: Excel, SAS, Stata, Python, and Tableau.