Accounting

Accounting is a means for measuring and communicating business performance and is used by corporate managers, investors, and other stakeholder groups in evaluating a business. Goizueta's accounting group conducts research on fundamental questions about accounting based in the social sciences, especially economics and psychology. This research has been published in the leading academic accounting journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Economics, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Accounting, Organizations, & Society.

Accounting faculty have also published their research in preeminent journals in other fields including American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In addition, several members of the Accounting faculty serve on the editorial boards of the major accounting journals.

The research projects currently underway in the Accounting group address questions of interest to a broad range of academic scholars in Accounting and related areas. This work includes studies of on fundamental issues such as ethics, disclosure language, investor trading decisions, the development and spread of international standards, and the impact of psychological forces in human decisions.

Several members of the Accounting faculty have won distinguished teaching awards from the Goizueta Business School and Emory University. The entire group shares a high level of commitment to excellence in teaching. This commitment extends across all degree programs from the undergraduate program up to our doctoral program. It also extends to different subjects areas including financial reporting and analysis, auditing, and managerial accounting.

BBA Course Offerings

Core Courses Electives
BUS 210 - Financial Accounting BUS 312A - Financial Reporting I
BUS 211- Managerial Accounting & Control BUS 312B - Financial Reporting II
BUS 410 - The Legal Environment BUS 313 - Advanced Managerial Accounting
BUS 319 - Topics in Accounting Theory & Ethics
BUS 411 - Law and Business
BUS 412 - Advanced Financial Accounting
BUS 414 - Financial Statement Analysis
BUS 415 - Federal Income Taxation
BUS 416 - Corporate & Partnership Taxation
BUS 418 - Auditing
BUS 419 - Information & Global Capital Markets

MBA Course Offerings

Core Courses Electives
BUS 512 - Financial Accounting BUS 510 - The Legal Environment of Business
BUS 513 - Managerial Accounting & Control BUS 514 - Financial Statement Analysis
BUS 610 - Advanced Financial Reporting
BUS 611 - Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting
BUS 612 - Advanced Financial Accounting
BUS 612A - Financial Reporting I
BUS 612B - Financial Report II
BUS 613 - Taxation for Management Decisions
BUS 614 - Advanced Topics in Taxation
BUS 615 - Tax & Management Decisions
BUS 617 - Legal Aspects/Russian Business
BUS 618 - Auditing & Evaluation of Controls
BUS 619 - Information & Global Capital Markets