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Course Description

In this course, students focus on core values of the accounting profession such as ethical reasoning, integrity, objectivity, and independence. Topics include economics, price and consumer behavior, business and accounting issues, ethics and information technology, and professional standards.

This graduate course is 6 weeks.

This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.

PLEASE NOTE:
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

Topics and Objectives

Ethical Reasoning and Decision Making

  • Analyze the importance of applying ethical reasoning, integrity, and objectivity to the accounting profession.
  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Organizational Ethics and Governance

  • Describe business procedures, governance components, and legal obligations that promote an ethical organizational climate and reduce accounting fraud.

Professional Judgment and Ethical Issues

  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Fraud and Legal Obligations

  • Describe business procedures, governance components, and legal obligations that promote an ethical organizational climate and reduce accounting fraud.

Earnings Management and Accurate Reporting

  • Explain the purpose of earnings management and the motivations to manage earnings in an unethical manner.

Ethical Leadership and Professional Standards

  • Analyze the importance of applying ethical reasoning, integrity, and objectivity to the accounting profession.
  • Examine the influence of professional judgment, ethical leadership, and professional accounting standards on decision-making for accounting issues.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative at 866-345-1800.

Disclaimers

The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.

If you have a question please contact us at 866-345-1800.

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Section Title
ACCOUNTING ETHICS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Oct 22, 2019 to Dec 02, 2019
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
143.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition credit (3 units) $2,094.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $195.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
Section Title
ACCOUNTING ETHICS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Dec 03, 2019 to Jan 27, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
191.7
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition credit (3 units) $2,094.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $195.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
Section Title
ACCOUNTING ETHICS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Jan 28, 2020 to Mar 09, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
143.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition credit (3 units) $2,094.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $195.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
Section Title
ACCOUNTING ETHICS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Mar 10, 2020 to Apr 20, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
143.8
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition credit (3 units) $2,094.00 Click here to get more information
Section Fees
Resource Fee $195.00 Mandatory
Credits/Units
3 Credit Hours
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