Oct 28, 2020  
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Accounting

  
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    ACCT 2143 - Financial Accounting

    (TCCNS = ACCT 2301)
    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): MATH 1203  or MATH 1233 .

    Introduction to fundamental concepts and principles underlying accounting information, the accounting cycle, service and merchandising operations, sole proprietorships and partnerships, and corporations.


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    ACCT 3003 - Accounting Applications


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2243 .

    Preparation of basic federal tax returns for individuals: usage of computerized software (such as Quick Books) for bookkeeping; usage of mainstream office applications (such as Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel) for accounting. Designed for majors other than accounting; may not be taken by accounting majors or minors to satisfy accounting requirements.


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    ACCT 3023 - Accounting Information Systems


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): Accounting major or minor, or consent of the chair; and a grade of “C” or higher in ACCT 2143  and ACCT 2243 .

    Use of accounting data as an information system; general ledger programs and subprograms relevant to the basic accounting cycle.


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    ACCT 3033 - Intermediate Accounting I


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3023 with a grade of “C” or higher; FINC 3733  currently enrolled or completed.

    Financial accounting theory and problems; statement presentations; an intensive course combining theory and practical applications.


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    ACCT 3203 - Cost Accounting I


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 2143  and ACCT 2243  with grades of “C” or higher.

    Theory and procedures used in determining costs of business operations with emphasis on manufacturing accounting for materials, labor, and overhead in job order, process, and standard cost systems.


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    ACCT 3633 - Financial Analysis


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above or consent of the chair, ACCT 2143 , ACCT 2243 , and MATH 1203  or MATH 1233 .

    The study of financial tools and techniques used to analyze financial statements and other information for the purpose of deriving reasonable judgments about past, present, and future conditions of a firm and the effectiveness of its management. Dual listed with FINC 3633 .


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    ACCT 4013 - Petroleum Accounting


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3023 .

    Basic financial accounting and reporting requirements for oil-and gas-producing companies, fiscal processes of a petroleum company, and compliance requirements of professional and regulatory organizations.


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    ACCT 4093 - Federal Income Tax III


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3073  or consent of the chair.

    Additional topics in federal income tax laws applicable to corporations, partnerships and S-corporations, and fiduciary relationships.


     

    Effective Term: Fall 2015 - New Course


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    ACCT 4123 - Advanced Accounting


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3043  or concurrent enrollment.

    Intensive study of special areas in accounting with emphasis on consolidated statements; other topics include multinational companies, fiduciaries, insolvencies, partnerships, and fund accounting. This material is heavily tested on the CPA Exam.


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    ACCT 4223 - Accounting Research and Communication


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): ACCT 4063 .

    Introduces students to professional accounting research. The course includes a study of the authoritative sources useful for accounting research. Students research, analyze, develop, and present proposed solutions to accounting and related business cases found in practice using such modern information technology resources and databases as the Financial Accounting Research System (FARS). The results of the research will be presented both written and orally. This course meets a requirement of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA).


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    ACCT 4893 - Internship in Accounting


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): See requirements under Internship Programs  in Requirements for Majors in Business Administration.

    Accounting field experience with local or regional firms. Provides significant accounting work experience with training and supervision by an employer. A written report and employer evaluation are required. May be repeated once. Must be approved with all paperwork completed prior to registration. Total hours granted for internships in all areas of business administration may not exceed six hours of credit.


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American Literature

  
  
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    ENGL 4633 - American Realism and Naturalism


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): Six hours of English beyond ENGL 1123  or consent of chair.

    The realistic and naturalistic approaches in prose fiction with emphasis on Twain, Howells, James, Dreiser, Crane, and Norris.


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    ENGL 4643 - Literature of the South and Southwest


    3 (3-0)

    Prerequisite(s): Six hours of English beyond ENGL 1123  or consent of chair.

    The patterns of Southern and Southwestern themes and culture as exhibited in the works of representative writers.


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Applied Arts and Sciences

  
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    BAAS 3113 - Internship in Public Administration


    3 (0-3)

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.

    Students will work in approved employment situations that can be demonstrated to be an integral learning portion of their career development education.  Student performance will be reviewed by employers and by the Director of the BAAS program.  Applications for the internship require the approval of the BAAS Director or Academic Advisor.  BAAS students enrolled in the internship should keep a journal documenting the internship, noting the tasks undertaken, and assessing how those tasks are applicable to current employment and future career goals.  From that journal, students will write an internship report.


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    BAAS 4113 - Capstone Project


    3 (0-3)

    Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

    Students will produce a capstone portfolio as the culminating activity to his/her BAAS work. The capstone course is designed to help the student assess the educational experience in relation to career goals and the application of educational concepts to those goals. Although the portfolio should be considered a “work in progress” from the student’s first enrollment in the BAAS program, the student will enroll in BAAS 4113 only once - during the last enrolled semester.


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Applied Music

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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    AMUS 1341 - Violin


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1342 - Violin


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1351 - Viola


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1352 - Viola


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1361 - Cello


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1362 - Cello


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requriement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1371 - Double Bass


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 1372 - Double Bass


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2341 - Violin


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2342 - Violin


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2351 - Viola


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2352 - Viola


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a musc department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2361 - Cello


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2362 - Cello


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2371 - Double Bass


    1 semester hour

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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    AMUS 2372 - Double Bass


    2 semester hours

    Students take weekly private lessons on their performance instrument.  This is a music department requirement. May be repeated for credit.

    Effective Term: Spring 2016 - New Course


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