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MBA: Accountancy Concentration

The Accountancy concentration introduces the major avenues of accounting practice and, for students with an accounting background, offers additional technical training and advanced analytical skills. In consultation with the faculty adviser, students choose courses in areas such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, forensic accounting, and accounting information systems.

Adviser:
Donna McConville
dmcconville@bentley.edu
781-891-2433

Complete any four of the following courses:

AC611                   Financial Accounting Problems I

AC612                   Financial Accounting Problems II

AC621                   Cost Accounting

AC701                   Internship in Accounting Practice

AC713                   Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting

AC714                   Business Reporting & Analysis

AC722                   Advanced Topics in Managerial Accounting

AC730                   Business Process and Systems Assessment

AC731                   Advanced AIS: Modeling Effective AIS

AC741                   Financial Statement Auditing

AC742                   IT Auditing

AC744                   Internal Auditing

AC750                   Federal Income Taxation

AC753                   Tax Factors in Business Decisions

AC766                   Risk & Performance Measurement

AC771                   Governmental Accounting Reporting & Auditing

AC772                   Principles of Fraud Investigation

AC773                   Fraud and Forensic Accounting

AC781                   International Dimensions of Accounting

AC793                   Professional Accounting Research & Policy

GBE790                 Global Business Experience*

 

*Requires approval from the Concentration Adviser.  If approved, the course paper must be relevant to the concentration area.

Students may wish to focus their study using required concentration and elective courses in a planned way.  For example, focus areas in accounting might include external auditing, internal auditing, financial accounting, forensic accounting, controllership, or accounting information systems. Students are encouraged to meet with the Accountancy Concentration Adviser, for help in choosing courses to support their areas of interest.