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2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2011-2012 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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ACCT 233 - Auditing Theory


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
The ethical, social, economic and political forces that have influenced the philosophy and conceptual foundations of auditing are covered in depth. Pronouncements by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, rulings by regulatory agencies and court decisions are analyzed. Standards that guide the auditor and the methodology used in conducting an audit are covered and illustrated. Audit sampling and the impact of computerized management information systems are also analyzed.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
ACCT 203  or approved equivalent or permission of the department chairperson. This course is open to B.B.A. students in the second semester of their senior year provided that they have been admitted to either the M.S. or M.B.A. program. Credit given for this course or ACCT 133, not both. Open only to matriculated graduate students in the Zarb School of Business and in other schools at Hofstra where appropriate.  See specific program requirements.





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