Accounting, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 33 Hours

Required Accounting Courses
External Reporting Concentration
ACCT 5103Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Theory I3
ACCT 5113Financial Accounting Research3
Tax Concentration
ACCT 5103Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Theory I3
ACCT 5013Tax Research3
ACCT 5023Estate and Trust Taxation3
ACCT 5043Partnership Taxation3
ACCT 5053Corporate Taxation3
Elective Accounting Courses
To complete the minimum 21 hours of accounting courses, students may select from the following courses. At least 5 accounting electives are required for students with an external reporting concentration, and a minimum of 2 accounting electives are required for students with a tax concentration.
International Oil and Gas Accounting
Financial Statement Analysis
Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
Fraud Examination
Seminar in International Accounting
Graduate Internship in Accounting
Practicum in Professional Accounting
Other Graduate Electives
Students can select from a wide variety of accounting and other business courses to complete their requirements. The following courses are automatically approved for graduate electives. Students should visit with the M.S. Coordinator if they wish to use other 5000-level courses for their graduate electives.12
Special Topics and Individual Work in Accounting
Macroeconomic Analysis
Managerial Economics
ECON 5613
Entrepreneurship and Venture Management
Dilemmas and Debates in Entrepreneurship
Corporate Entrepreneurship
Emerging Enterprise Consulting
Advanced Entrepreneurship Practicum
Venture Capital
Imagination in Entrepreneurship
Theory and Practice of Financial Management
Investment Theory and Strategy
Corporate Governance
Derivative Securities and the Management of Financial Price Risk
Management and Organization Theory
Contemporary Management Topics
Project Management
Management of Technology and Innovation
Services Marketing
Advanced Applications Software Tools
Enterprise Resource Planning
Predictive Analytics Technologies
Statistics for Experimenters II
TCOM 5123
TCOM 5233
TCOM 5243
TCOM 5253
TCOM 5273
Total Hours33

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level