Tax Accounting Specialty

The field of taxation is a complex and demanding business area. Tax laws are continuously being rewritten and reinterpreted by Congress, the IRS, the Treasury Department and the judicial system. The tax specialty will provide individuals with the technical knowledge of taxation which, along with a solid background in business principles, is needed to be a skilled tax professional.

The knowledge will be useful in career positions such as tax specialist in a CPA firm or in private industry, IRS auditor, or state department or revenue auditor. Additionally, those in managerial positions will find that the increased tax knowledge will improve business decisions.

Degree Requirements

Suggested Specialization and Recommended Electives

ACCT 4010Advanced Financial Accounting

3 credits

ACCT 4040Advanced Federal Income Taxation

3 credits

RELU 2410Real Estate Principles and Practices

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Recommended Electives Regardless of Area of Specialization

SPCH 3130Speech Communication in Business and the Professions

3 credits

ECON 3200Economic Theory: Micro

3 credits

ECON 3220Economic Theory: Macro

3 credits

MGMT 4040Managerial Leadership

3 credits

ISQA 4150Advanced Statistical Methods for IS&T

3 credits

LAWS 3940Legal and Ethical Applications

3 credits

ACCT 4500Independent Study

1 - 3 credits

ACCT 4510Accounting Internship

1 - 3 credits

Total Credit Hours:20-24