MAcc Curriculum

The curriculum of the MAcc includes the following courses:

  • Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting (3 hours) (required) 
  • Advanced Accounting (3 hours) (required)
  • Corporate & Partnership Taxation (3 hours) (required)
  • Advanced Auditing (3 hours) (required)
  • Advanced Accounting Information Systems (3 hours) (required)
  • Financial Accounting Theory (3 hours) (required)
  • Four Langdale College graduate electives (12 hours):
    • Any VSU MBA class (all classes are 3 credit hours)
    • Estate Tax & Planning (3 hours) (elective)
    • Tax Research (3 hours) (elective)
    • Accounting in a Global Financial Community (3 hours) (elective)

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A normal course of study for the proposed MAcc program:

Fall Semester

  • Corporate & Partnership Taxation (3 hours) (required)
  • Advanced Accounting Information Systems (3 hours) (required)
  • Langdale College graduate electives (6 hours)  

Spring Semester

  • Advanced Auditing (3 hours) (required)
  • Financial Accounting Theory (3 hours) (required)
  • Langdale College graduate electives (6 hours)

Summer Term

  • Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting (3 hours) (required)
  • Advanced Accounting (3 hours) (required)

There is an on-campus MBA program that can supply elective courses.  The MBA program offers four courses in Fall and Spring semesters and two during the Summer term. Therefore, MAcc students will have ten MBA courses from which to select electives, or they may choose to take MAcc electives.