ACC 585 – Auditing and Attestation

4 credit(s)

Concepts include standards, objectives, and ethics for external auditors. Emphasizes reporting standards, internal control, statistical sampling, EDP audits, and assurance. Also covers information systems and relevant measurement topics. A-F only. Pre: 581.

This upper-level accounting course: 1) introduces and/or enhances students’ knowledge of accounting information systems and financial auditing concepts and practices; and 2) allows students to display and enhance their critical thinking and writing skills through:

  1. introduce students to and/or enhance their knowledge of accounting information systems and financial auditing concepts and practices;
  2. use various assignments as the basis to provide students the opportunity to display and enhance their critical thinking and writing skills;
  3. introduce students to and/or enhance their knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act; and
  4. provide students with a base upon which life-long learning can be built.