This course provides an analysis of professional accounting research. The content includes the study of professional research processes using authoritative databases, accounting literature, and the application of professional standards.

This course satisfies the 2-hour accounting research required by the Illinois Board of Examiners for the CPA exam.


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Credit Hours

2 credit hours (2 lecture hours)


No required courses, but it is recommended that students take ACCOU 2241 or equivalent.

Technical Requirements

Students must have regular access to the Internet and a computer. Courses are administered through Blackboard, so students will also need a compatible OS and browser. A list of recommended software can be found here.