Students have the opportunity to learn through service, writing, reading, discussing, listening, and participating in critical thinking and problem-solving activities. Prerequisite: ACOM 1300 or consent of instructor; majors/minors should take in their first year in the program.An introduction to the field of communication by an overview of communication theories and concepts, emphasizing how humans communicate to co-construct a social world with others. Prerequisite: ACOM 1300; Pre-or co-requisite ACOM 2310 or consent of the instructor; majors should take in their first year in the program.
The exact activities and responsibilities related to the work experience must be specified in written agreements between the student, faculty member, employer, and the Office of Cooperative Education.Course is offered on a credit/no credit basis only, with credit being equivalent to C or greater performance. Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3321, ACCT 3330, ACCT 3341, ACCT 3361, ACCT 4314, and ACCT 4351, each with a grade of C or greater.Focus on using major interpersonal theories and concepts to develop a heightened awareness of relationship issues, as well as communication competence in relationships. Prerequisite: ACOM 1300 with a grade of ”C” or better or consent of instructor; admission to UA Little Rock Honors College.Focus on using major interpersonal theories and concepts to develop a heightened awareness of relationship issues, as well as communication competence in relationships.Topics include the ways communication in families, schools, media, and society creates and perpetuates gender roles, and how socially-created gender differences in public and private setting affect success, satisfaction, and self-esteem. This course develops the student’s ability to effectively prepare for and participate in a variety of interview situations.
Focus on using major gender communication theories and concepts to develop a heightened awareness of gender issues that relate to human interaction. Topics include impression management, rapport building, interview organization, effective questions and answers, and effective listening.
This course examines international financial reporting developments, procedures, and standards (IFRS) with an emphasis on the convergence of US GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. Federal income tax topics related to partnerships and partners, corporations and shareholders, trusts and estates, research methods in tax practice, survey of the unified estate and gift tax law. Introduction to operations auditing, statistical sampling, and auditing EDP systems. The course places heavy emphasis on student research and case analyses.
Attention is also given to the financial reporting requirements of multinational enterprises operating in a global environment. Prerequisite: ACCT 3321 – ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, ACCT 3311, ACCT 3312, ACCT 3330, ACCT 3341, and ACCT 4323, each with a grade of C or greater.
Note: A grade of C or higher is required in ACCT 2310 and ACCT 2330 to register in any higher level Accounting course. Conceptual framework for managerial accounting, measurement and reporting of cost information, including historical and standard cost systems, cost behavior analysis, budgeting, variance analysis, responsibility accounting, performance measurement, and management control systems. Prerequisite: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ACCT 3311, each with a grade of C or greater. Fund accounting for governmental and not-for-profit entities.
Review of the evolution of accounting systems from manual systems to advanced automated systems, with emphasis on processing requirements and the EDP tools used in the automation of information systems; study of the internal control needs of accounting systems, both manual and EDP; microcomputer-based projects. Financial and budgetary control, the budgetary process in government, special accounting, and reporting problems of the public and not-for-profit sector. Prerequisites: ACCT 2310, ACCT 2330, and ACCT 3311, each with a grade of C or greater, but concurrent enrollment in ACCT 3311 permitted; major in Accounting; junior standing; GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work completed; consent of Department Chair prior to registration.
Topics to be covered include career planning, professional certifications, ethical standards for accountants and emerging issues for the accounting profession. Methods and tools of tax research as applied to both closed fact and controllable fact cases.