May 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalogue 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalogue Archived Catalogue

MSA 550 - Professional Development

Course Description: While other MSA courses teach the technical accounting, auditing, tax, and systems standards, the accounting profession expects new graduates to know, the purpose of this course is to teach students the non-technical skills and tools necessary to perform successfully in the accounting profession. This course will improve students’ understanding of the importance of professional development and life-long learning in the accounting profession. This course will develop student’s business communication skills both written and oral, as well as provide students opportunities to start communication workshops, accounting technical presentations, networking events, preparation of professional certification plan, sitting for a professional certification, and the preparation of a final paper.

Credit Hours: 1 To 3

Corequisite Courses: None
Prerequisite Courses: None
Additional Restrictions/ Requirements: None
Course Repeatability: Course may be repeated Maximum Repeatable Hours: 3


Equivalent Courses: None
Undergraduate Crosslisting: None
Additional Course Fees: None
Course Attribute: None

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