Tax Planning Track

This track emphasizes the fundamental and contemporary aspects of tax in the current business environment. Internships usually occur during the spring term of a student’s senior year. Students also take two mini-mester classes during the semester. Graduates commonly plan for a career in a CPA firm or corporate tax department of a corporation. Tax students also have the option of pursuing a certificate in International Transfer Pricing.

Students who follow this track will earn a Master of Science in Accounting.

Course Title Hours
ACCT611 Management of Taxation 3
ACCT612 Partnership & Real Estate Taxation 3
ACCT615 Contemporary Tax Topics 3
ACCT621 Corporate Taxation 3
ACCT647 Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACCT650 Accounting Ethics 3
ACCT680 Tax Research & Policy 3
ACCT689 Financial Accounting for Income Taxes 3
FINC629 Financial Management I 3
DIRECTED ELECTIVE * 3
DIRECTED ELECTIVE * 3
DIRECTED ELECTIVE * 3
Total Hours 36

*ACCT684 may be used as a Directed Elective.

A Directed Elective is defined as any 400- or 600-level course in the business school or college of economics that is not an introduction to, survey of or research courses.  A 400-level course will be accepted only if there is not an equivalent graduate level course.  If you are unsure if a course will meet the requirements, contact the Professional Program for approval.