Stetson University

Graduate Programs

Course Overview

Foundation Courses

The program requires an undergraduate degree and coursework equivalent to a major in accounting. If the student's undergraduate record indicates any deficiency in the foundation areas or in accounting preparation, the graduate committee may require additional foundation or accounting coursework before the graduate-level courses may be attempted.

The business foundation courses are as follows:

  • Business Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • *Business Finance

The accounting foundation courses are as follows:

  • Federal Taxation of Individuals
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Auditing
  • Managerial Cost Accounting

The additional accounting foundation courses for the online program are as follows:

  • Financial Accounting III
  • Accounting Information Systems (or a suitable BSAN or CIS substitute)

Graduate Accounting Courses

The required courses are as follows:

  • ACCT 508 Governmental and Not-for-Profit
  • ACCT 509 Cases in Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • ACCT 511 Current Issues in Accounting
  • ACCT 516 Advanced Auditing
  • ACCT 563 Advanced Accounting Theory

The additional required courses for the online program are as follows:

  • ACCT 503 Tax Research
  • ACCT 510 Contemporary Issues in Information Systems and Controls
  • ACCT 521 Contemporary Issues and Cases in Managerial Accounting
  • ACCT 585 Tecnology for Business Transformation
  • BLAW 507 Contemporary Issue in Business Law

The available graduate elective courses for the DeLand campus-based program are as follows:

  • ACCT 410 Accounting Information Systems***
  • ACCT 502 Taxation of Entities****
  • ACCT 503 Tax Research
  • ACCT 507 Advanced Accounting****
  • ACCT 530 Estates, Fiduciary and Gift Taxation
  • ACCT 585 Special Topics*
  • BSAN 461 Business Process Management
  • BSAN 494 Systems Analysis and Design
  • BSAN 591 Technology for Business Transformation**
  • BSAN 593 Electronic Commerce
  • BSAN 594 Project Management***
  • FINA 412 Multinational Finance
  • FINA 415 Financial Risk Management
  • FINA 503 International Business and Finance
  • FINA 511 Advanced Financial Management
  • INTL 501 International Experience
  • MGMT 519 Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • MGMT 595 Strategic Management
  • POM 507 Managerial Decision Analysis
  • BLAW 407 Business Law I*****
  • BLAW 408 Business Law II*****

* With permission of the Director of the M.Acc. program.

** Not an elective available to students previously taking BSAN 360.

*** Students planning to take the CPA exam in Florida who did not take an A.I.S. course as an undergraduate should take ACCT 410 as part of the M.Acc. program or as an additional course outside of the M.Acc. program.

**** Students who did not take an advanced accounting (corporate tax) course prior to enrollment in the M.Acc. program are strongly advised to take ACCT 507 (ACCT 502) as a M.Acc. elective.

***** Students planning to take the CPA exam in Florida who did not complete six credits of business law prior to enrollment in the M.Acc. program are strongly advised to take BLAW 407 and/or BLAW 408 as a M.Acc. elective.

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