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The Master of Accountancy consists of a four graduate level core accounting courses required and approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy so that students will qualify for candidacy to take the CPA examination, a minimum of four courses in the student's area of concentration and 6 hours of approved graduate accounting or business electives.

Requirements for Admission to the Master of Accountancy Degree

Students should refer to the Introduction to the College of Business Administration section for information on admission.

Specific Requirements for the Master of Accountancy Degree

All students must meet the Pre-Master of Accountancy (Pre-MACY) Requirements and complete thirty hours of Course of Study for the Master of Accountancy (MACY).

Courses in Pre-MACY Requirements as described below can be waived if according to the Accounting Graduate Studies Committee, the student has the equivalent courses in previous undergraduate or graduate coursework or the appropriate work experience. Waivers can also be given if the student demonstrated proficiency through challenge examinations approved by the Committee.

Pre-Master of Accountancy (Pre-MACY) Requirements

Common Body of Knowledge The courses in parentheses indicate the equivalent undergraduate course or course combinations.
ACCT 5301Financial Accounting (or ACCT 2302 or ACCT 2301 )3
ECON 5304Business Economics (or ECON 2303 or ECON 2304)3
QMB 5311Quantitative Methods-Business (or QMB 2301 or QMB 3301 or MATH 2301)3
BLAW 5306Business Law and Ethics (or BLAW 3301)3
MKT 3300Principles of Marketing3
FIN 5305Financial Concepts & Analysis (or FIN 3310)3
Professional Core
ACCT 3320Accounting Systems3
ACCT 3321Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 3322Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 3323Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3327Fed Income Tax - Individuals3
ACCT 4304Auditing Principles/Procedures3
Total Hours36

Concentrations

  • Financial Accounting, Auditing
  • Tax Accounting

Degree Plan

MACC in Accounting with Concentration

Required Credits: 30

Concentration Required
This program requires the selection of a concentration.30
Common Body of Knowledge
Financial Accounting:
Select one of the following:
Financial Accounting C
Principles of Accounting I
and Principles of Accounting II
Business Law and Ethics:
BLAW 5306Business Law and Ethics C3
or BLAW 3301 Legal Environment of Business
Business Economics:
Select one of the following:3
Business Economics C
Principles of Economics (C)
and Principles of Economics (C)
Financial Concepts & Analysis:
FIN 5305Financial Concepts & Analysis C3
or FIN 3310 Business Finance
Principles of Marketing:
MKT 3300Principles of Marketing3
Quantitative Methods in Business:
Select one of the following:3
Quantitative Methods-Business C
Math for Social Sciences II
Fundamentals of Bus Statistics
and Quantitative Methods in Bus
Professional Core
Required Courses:
ACCT 3320Accounting Systems3
ACCT 3321Intermediate Accounting I3
ACCT 3322Intermediate Accounting II3
ACCT 3323Cost Accounting3
ACCT 3327Fed Income Tax - Individuals3
ACCT 4304Auditing Principles/Procedures3
Total Hours63
C

Course require a grade of C or better

Concentration in Financial Accounting/Auditing

All courses require a grade of C or better.

Accounting Core:
ACCT 5302Advanced Acccounting I3
ACCT 5314Professional Wrtng-Accountants3
ACCT 5328Fed Income Tax Partner & Corp3
ACCT 5329Ethics in Accounting3
Accounting Electives:
Select four courses of the following:12
Not-for Profit Accounting
Contemporary Accounting Issues
Controllership
Advanced Cost Accounting
Advanced Auditing
Computer Appl-Auditing/Accting
Internal Auditing
Fraud & Forensic Auditing
International Accounting
Seminar-Managerial Accounting
Approved GR Accounting/Business Electives:
Select six hours of Approved GR Accounting/Business Electives6
Total Hours30

Concentration in Tax Accounting

All courses require a grade of C or better.

Accounting Core:
ACCT 5302Advanced Acccounting I3
ACCT 5314Professional Wrtng-Accountants3
ACCT 5328Fed Income Tax Partner & Corp3
ACCT 5329Ethics in Accounting3
Accounting Electives:
Select four courses of the following:12
Taxation-Ptners/Ptnershp/S Cor
Advanced Topics in Federal Tax
Tax Concepts Rsrch & Procedure
Estate and Gift Taxation
Advanced Corporate Taxation
Approved GR Accounting/Business Electives:
Select six hours of Approved GR Accounting/Business Electives6
Total Hours30

Approved GR Accounting/Business Electives

ACCT 5301Financial Accounting3
ACCT 5302Advanced Acccounting I3
ACCT 5305Not-for Profit Accounting3
ACCT 5310Contemporary Accounting Issues3
ACCT 5311Accounting for Management3
ACCT 5312Controllership3
ACCT 5313Advanced Cost Accounting3
ACCT 5314Professional Wrtng-Accountants3
ACCT 5320Taxation-Ptners/Ptnershp/S Cor3
ACCT 5321Advanced Topics in Federal Tax3
ACCT 5322Tax Concepts Rsrch & Procedure3
ACCT 5323Advanced Auditing3
ACCT 5324Computer Appl-Auditing/Accting3
ACCT 5325Estate and Gift Taxation3
ACCT 5326Advanced Corporate Taxation3
ACCT 5327Internal Auditing3
ACCT 5328Fed Income Tax Partner & Corp3
ACCT 5329Ethics in Accounting3
ACCT 5330Fraud & Forensic Auditing3
ACCT 5335International Accounting3
ACCT 5391Seminar-Managerial Accounting3
ACCT 5392Directed Individual Study-Acct3
ACCT 5394Current Issues in Accounting3
ACCT 5396Internship in Accounting3
BLAW 5306Business Law and Ethics3
BLAW 5325International Business Law3
BLAW 5391Business Law3
BUSN 5301AThe CEO's Perspective1.5
BUSN 5301BIssues in Financial Markets1.5
BUSN 5302ANegotiations & Conflict Resoln1.5
BUSN 5302BCorporate Communications1.5
BUSN 5310Issues in Corporate Governance3
BUSN 5330Project Management3
BUSN 5331Seminar in Theory of Finance3
BUSN 5332Sem in Intl Capital Mkts3
BUSN 5333Seminar in Corp Finance3
BUSN 5334Seminar in Investments3
BUSN 5335Strat Busn Comm & Reput Mgmt3
BUSN 5350Innovation & Entrepreneurship3
BUSN 5392Corporate Engagement Project3
BUSN 5394Spc Top in Int'l Business3
CIS 5311MIS Theory and Practice3
CIS 5313Strategic Information Systems3
CIS 5317Info Resource Policy & Mgmt3
CIS 5340Electronic Commerce in Busn.3
CIS 5350Systems Analysis and Design3
CIS 5360Information Systems Security3
CIS 5365Database & Data Management3
CIS 5370Data Comm & Computer Networks3
CIS 5380Info Systems for Managers3
CIS 5385Diffusion & ICT Impact3
CIS 5392Dir Individual Study in CIS3
CIS 5394Current Issues in CIS3
CIS 5397Professional Report in CIS3
ECON 5302Microeconomic Theory3
ECON 5303Macroeconomic Theory3
ECON 5304Business Economics3
ECON 5305Applied Mathematical Economics3
ECON 5311Managerial Economics3
ECON 5320Monetary & Fiscal Pol & Prob3
ECON 5321Public Choice3
ECON 5330Public Sector Economics3
ECON 5334Urban Economics3
ECON 5338Economic Impact Modeling3
ECON 5350Industrial Organization/Policy3
ECON 5360Global Econ Environment-Mgrs3
ECON 5361Applied International Economic3
ECON 5365Economic Development3
ECON 5366Latin American Economics3
ECON 5367Country Risk Analysis3
ECON 5368Border Economics3
ECON 5370Applied Econometrics3
ECON 5371Econometric Forecasting3
ECON 5372Panel Data & Discrt Chce Modls3
ECON 5392Directed Indiv Study-Economics3
ECON 5393Special Topics3
ECON 5397Professional Report-Economics3
ECON 5398Thesis3
ECON 5399Thesis3
FIN 5305Financial Concepts & Analysis3
FIN 5311Financial Management3
FIN 5315Securities Analysis3
FIN 5316Risk Mgmt and Derivative Mkts3
FIN 5318Capital Formation-Analysis-Bud3
FIN 5322Internat'l Financial Mkts/Inst3
FIN 5325International Financial Mgmt3
FIN 5367Country Risk Analysis3
FIN 5370Financial Modeling3
FIN 5392Dir Individual Study-Finance3
FIN 5394Current Issues in Finance3
MGMT 5301Leading Groups & Teams3
MGMT 5302Employment Law3
MGMT 5303Social Issues in Management3
MGMT 5304Negotiation & Conflict Mgmt3
MGMT 5305Cross-Cultural Management3
MGMT 5306Diversity in Organizations3
MGMT 5307Career Management3
MGMT 5311Organizational Mgmt Seminar3
MGMT 5314Corporate Entrepreneurship3
MGMT 5325Management Strategy and Policy3
MGMT 5335International Strategic Mgmt3
MGMT 5336Effective Mgmt of Human Resour3
MGMT 5345Global Management3
MGMT 5346Total Quality Management3
MGMT 5392Dir Individual Study in Mgmt3
MGMT 5394Current Issues In Management3
MKT 5311Marketing Management3
MKT 5320New Product Development3
MKT 5321Marketing Research3
MKT 5322Sales Management3
MKT 5323Consumer Behavior3
MKT 5324Retailing Management3
MKT 5325Services Marketing3
MKT 5330Marketing Strategy3
MKT 5355International Marketing3
MKT 5392Dir Individual Study-Marketing3
MKT 5394Current Issues in Marketing3
OSCM 5308Concepts of Production Mgmt3
OSCM 5311Inventory and Materials Mgmt3
OSCM 5325Glbl Oper & Supply Chain Mgmt3
OSCM 5330Mgmt of Service Operations3
OSCM 5392Directed Indiv Study in POM3
OSCM 5394Current Issues in POM3
QMB 5311Quantitative Methods-Business3