Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

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MAC Program for Accounting Graduates (MACW)

Program Overview

The MAC Program for Accounting graduates (MAC.W) is a master of science in accountancy for students who have received an undergraduate degree in accounting. The MAC.W program consists of 10 courses for 30 credits. The MAC.W degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in core and elective credits in residence at Walsh.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

MAC Foundation Courses

Choose 5 courses from the following:

ACC 503FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING CONCEPTS

3

ACC 506ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS

3

ACC 511BUSINESS COMBINATIONS

3

ACC 512GOVERNMENT & NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING

3

ACC 515AUDITING

3

ACC 550ADVANCED AUDITING

3

ACC 570FORENSIC & INVESTIGATIVE ACCOUNTING

3

ACC 574INDUSTRY ACCOUNTING AND AUDITING

3

ACC 577PAYROLL AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

3

ACC 578ACCOUNTING FOR INCOME TAXES

3

ACC 580BUSINESS LAW FOR ACCOUNTANTS

3

ACC 588ACCOUNTING INTERNSHIP

3

COM 510LEADERSHIP COMMUNICATION

3

Concentrations – Select One

Data Analytics

ACC 565DATA ANALYTICS CAPSTONE

3

IT 540INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE

3

IT 542BIG DATA ANALYTICS

3

QM 520BUSINESS ANALYTICS

3

QM 600PRESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS

3

Finance

FIN 610FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

3

FIN 611INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE AND DATA ANALYTICS

3

FIN 620FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

FIN 621FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

3

Choose 1 course from the following:

FIN 622ADVANCED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

FIN 623BUSINESS VALUATION

3

FIN 624MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

3

Taxation

Choose 5 courses from the following:

TAX 500ADVANCED TAX RESEARCH WRITING, AND CITATION METHODOLOGY

3

TAX 507TAX ACCOUNTING

3

TAX 510BASIC CONCEPTS IN CORPORATE TAX (CORPORATE TAX I)

3

TAX 525ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN CORPORATE TAXATION INCLUDING THE CONSOLIDATED TAX RETURN (CORPORATE TAX II)

3

TAX 532INCOME AND TRANSFER TAX CONSEQUENCES FOR DECEDENTS, ESTATE AND TRUSTS

3

TAX 540TAX PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

3

TAX 595TAX AND BUSINESS TAXATION I

3

TAX 596TAX AND BUSINESS TAXATION II

3

TAX 598TAX RETURN SEMINAR

3

TAX 599INTRODUCTION TO TAX RESEARCH

3

MACW Additional Electives (if needed)

Choose from the approved concentration courses listed above.

Graduation Requirements

Students must complete the prescribed requirements to graduate with a master’s degree from Walsh.

  • Complete the program of study within a period of 60 calendar months (five years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). Extensions to this time requirement will only be granted upon review of the request by the chief academic officer or designee.
  • Students are limited to no more than 6 semester credit hours of courses in directed study, practicum and/or internships.
  • Earn a minimum 30 graduate semester credit hours, which may include up to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing, therefore requiring 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MAC for Accounting Graduates program.
  • Earn a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in each course counted toward graduation.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of “B” (3.000) or better within the degree requirements at Walsh.
  • Students preparing for graduation must file an official Application for Graduation Form with the Records and Registration office. Students can make an appointment with an academic advisor to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their degree completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”