Jan 29, 2023  
University Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

Other Courses

  
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    AAAS 1400 - Introduction to Globalization, Race, and Place

    (also listed as: LAS 1400, PAS 1400)
    (3)
    Explores the role of race in structuring social relations around the globe, with special focus on the globalization of discourses about race and its intersectionality with socioeconomic class and gender.

    GE D (re)
  
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    AAAS 1600 - History of Asia

    (also listed as HIST1600)
    (3)
    History of Asia with an emphasis on major themes and methodologies in the field. 

    GE D (d)
  
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    AAAS 3480 - Race, Class, and Gender

    (also listed as PAS 3480)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: completion of Blocks A and B4, an additional course from Block B, and at least one course each from Blocks C and D. Examines the social construction of race, class and gender and the systems that maintain privilege and oppression. Explores methods to counter oppression and empower people who have been historically oppressed.

    GE UD D (re)
  
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    AAAS 4722 - Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian American Communities

    (also listed as WGSS 4722)
    (3)
    Examines the lives of Asian-origin women in the US; gender, culture, and racialization; the politics of gender in Asian American communities; media representations; and histories of migrations, work, and activism.

  
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    AAAS 4850 - Anti-colonial Movements

    (also listed as LAS 4850, PAS 4850)
    (3)
    Prerequisite: LAS 1500 or permission of instructor. The course considers organized resistance to European imperial and colonial empires among colonized populations. Special attention is given to Asian, African, and Latin American regions.

  
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    AAAS 4870 - Psychosocial Aspects and Collectivism in Asian and Asian American Societies

    (also listed as COUN 4870)
    (3)
    An examination of Asian and Asian American experiences, confronting issues of immigration, racialization, exclusion, social and political activism, assimilation, disabilities, and transnationalism; addresses individualism and collectivism in the 21st century. Some sections of this course may be taught online.

  
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    AAAS 4880 - Geography and Geopolitics in East Asia and Southeast Asia

    (also listed as GEOG 4880
    (3)
    Physical, economical, and political geography of Asian countries with an emphasis on changing geopolitics and regional stability. The course includes either a field trip to Asia or a local internship.

  
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    EDFN 5090 - Seminar in Queer Studies in Education

    (also listed as WGSS 5090)
    (3)
    This course explores issues of disruption and critical change in education through the lens of queer theory and reviews policies and practices that impact the experiences of LGBTQ individuals.

  
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    TECH 3980 - Cooperative Education (Undergraduate Students only)

    (see UNIV 3980)
    (1-3)
    Cooperative Education

  
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    TVF 2666 - Science Fiction Film and Television

    (also listed as LBS 2666)
    (3)
    Survey of science fiction film and television from 1900 to the present with an emphasis on major themes and characteristics of the genre.

    GE C1 (d)
  
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    TVF 3980 - Cooperative Education

    (see UNIV 3980)
    (1-3)
    Cooperative Education

  
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    TVF 4000 - Community Impact Media

    (also listed as LBS 4000)


    (3)
    Community engagement course in which CSULA students provide neighboring community youth from high schools and community arts centers with hands-on media making/storytelling mentorship toward the production of video projects written and directed by the youth filmmakers.

     

     

  
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    TVF 4665 - Science Fiction Across Media

    (also listed as LBS 4665)
    (3)
    Examination of the origins and development of the science fiction genre across media such as print, film, radio, comics, television, and video games.

  
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    WGSS 2200 - Chicanas and Latinas in Contemporary US Society

    (also listed as CLS 2200)
    (3)
    Surveys the history of Chicanas and Latinas in the U.S. with an emphasis on how gender, sexuality, race, class, and migration intersect to shape experiences.

    GE D (d)
  
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    WGSS 3050 - Black Feminism and Womanism

    (also listed as PAS 3050)
    (3)
    Examines ideas associated with Black feminism and womanism - social foundations of Black women’s consciousness, Black male-female relations and engagement with other feminisms, both mainstream and amongst women of color.

    GE UD C (re)
  
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    WGSS 3200 - Disability Studies

    (also listed as LBS 3200)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: Completion of Blocks A and B4, an additional course from lower division Block B, and at least one course each from lower division Blocks C and D. Histories of disability struggles and representation, as well as disability justice critiques of “ableism” and its intersections with race, class, gender, and sexuality.

    GE UD D (d)
  
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    WGSS 3400 - LGBT Political History in the US

    (also listed as HIST 3405)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: Completion of Blocks A and B4, an additional course from lower division Block B, and at least one course each from lower division Blocks C and D. A survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, political struggles, and aesthetic expressions in the United States.

    GE UD D (d) (cl)
  
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    WGSS 3665 - Gender and Sexuality in Science Fiction

    (also listed as LBS 3665)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: Completion of GE Blocks A and B4, an additional course from lower division Block B, and at least one course each from lower division Blocks C and D. Exploration of how concepts of gender and sexuality have been represented in science fiction.   

    GE UD C (d) (wi)
  
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    WGSS 3715 - Rethinking the ‘Welfare Queen:’ Race, Gender, and Poverty in the US

    (also listed as PAS 3715)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: Completion of Blocks A and B4, an additional course from lower division Block B, and at least one course each from lower division Blocks C and D. Interdisciplinary study of gender, race, poverty and welfare policy in the United States.  Critical examination of the politics of poor motherhood, with a focus on African American and Latina women and their families.

    GE UD D (re) (cl)
  
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    WGSS 4130 - Issues in Feminist Philosophy

    (also listed as PHIL 4130)
    (3)
    Prerequisite: One PHIL course. Central philosophical concepts and issues investigated from feminist perspectives for example, topics in epistemology, philosophy of science, ethics, and personal identity. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units as topics vary.

  
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    WGSS 4160 - Feminist Theories and Contemporary Society

    (also listed as SOC 4160)
    (3)
    Examination of the various feminist theories, all of which focus on some aspect of gender inequality. Implications of each theory and their applications to contemporary society are also discussed.

  
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    WGSS 4290 - Chicana Feminism: History, Theory, Praxis

    (also listed as CLS 4290)
    (3)
    Surveys the history of Chicana feminisms, 1960s to present and Chicana feminist thought. Comparative analysis with women of color in the US and in a global context.

  
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    WGSS 4722 - Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Asian American Communities

    (also listed as AAAS 4722)
    (3)
    Examines the lives of Asian-origin women in the US; gender, culture, and racialization; the politics of gender in Asian American communities; media representations; and histories of migrations, work, and activism.

  
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    WGSS 5090 - Seminar in Queer Studies in Education

    (also listed as EDFN 5090)
    (3)
    This course explores issues of disruption and critical change in education through the lens of queer theory and reviews policies and practices that impact the experiences of LGBTQ individuals.


Accounting (Undergraduate)

 Upper division standing is prerequisite to enrollment in 3000- and 4000- level ACCT courses.

  
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    ACCT 2100 - Principles of Financial Accounting


    (3)
    Introduction to financial accounting. Accounting cycle and preparation of financial statements. Overview of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    Some sections may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 2110 - Principles of Managerial Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2100. Cost terms, cost behavior and cost systems. Use of accounting data for planning, budgeting, and control. Some sections may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 3100 - Accounting Information for Decision Making


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 2110, ACCT 2100. Use of financial and managerial accounting information to plan, analyze, control, evaluate, and improve the activities of a firm. Some sections may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 3200A - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting I


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2100 and ACCT 2110. Accounting theory and practice relating to problems of asset valuation and classification in accounts and statements.

  
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    ACCT 3200B - Intermediate Financial Accounting and Reporting II


    (3)
    Prerequisite:  Acct 3200A with a minimum C grade. Valuation and classification of long-term assets, liabilities and stockholders’ equity; study of selected contemporary accounting issues.

  
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    ACCT 3210 - Taxation of Individuals


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Acct 3200A with a minimum C grade. Statutes, regulations, administrative rulings, and court decisions relating to federal and California income taxation of individuals.
     

  
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    ACCT 3220 - Cost Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 2110 and 3200A with minimum C grades. Cost accounting as a tool in modern organizations; covers budgets, cost estimation, cost allocations, variance analysis, cost systems, capital budgeting, and performance measurement and evaluation.

  
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    ACCT 3250 - Leadership and Professional Skills for Accountants


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200B and BUS 3050. Through practice and multiple assessments, focuses on development and mastery of leadership and professional skills for the accounting profession: creative and critical thinking; managing conflict; delegating; and communicating.

  
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    ACCT 3610 - Job Search for Accountants


    (1)
    This course teaches students how to effectively search for a job and start their career.  Skills learned in this class will be used by students throughout their professional careers.

  
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    ACCT 3620 - Writing for Success


    (1)
    Prerequisite:  Business 3050 or Equivalent. This course reinforces the importance of effective writing for success in an accounting career. Rules of usage, composition, and grammar are reviewed. 

  
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    ACCT 3630 - Fraud Detection Techniques


    (1)
    Prerequisites: Acct 2100 or equivalent. Students are introduced to the “red flags” indicative of potential fraud; sources for background information; and basic methods to establish a financial profile of an individual or a company.

  
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    ACCT 4200 - Advanced Financial Accounting and Reporting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200B. Problems associated with preparation of consolidated financial statements; foreign currency translation; and partnerships. Some sections of this course may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 4210A - Corporate Taxation


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Acct 3210 with a minimum C grade. A study of the federal income taxation of corporations and their shareholders.  Topics include choice of entity, corporate formation, operating rules, distributions and liquidation.

  
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    ACCT 4210C - State and Local Taxation


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Acct 3210 with a minimum C grade. Application of interstate income allocations; multi-state tax compact; separate apportionment accounting; foreign country sourced income; and taxation of air transportation, mail order sales taxes, gross receipts taxes,and highway taxes.

  
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    ACCT 4210D - IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3210. This course provides students with the knowledge to complete actual income tax returns and experience in completing returns for individuals. Some sections of this course may be technologically mediated.
     

  
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    ACCT 4240A - Accounting Information Systems


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200A. Study of accounting information systems and internal controls; provides the tools necessary to understand and evaluate accounting information systems. Restricted to undergraduate students.

  
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    ACCT 4240B - Auditing


    (3)
    Acct 4240A and Acct 3200B with minimum C grades. Students gain an understanding of audit and assurance services, emphasizing financial statement audit opinions by independent auditors, auditing concepts and practices used in assurance services used in public practice.

  
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    ACCT 4250 - International Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Acct 3200B with a minimum C grade. This course covers the development and application of international accounting standards in a global business environment. Topics include foreign currency translation, financial reporting and disclosure issues for multinational organizations.

  
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    ACCT 4270 - Governmental and Institutional Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200B. Principles and problems of fund accounting for governments and nonprofit institutions; budgets, revenues, expenditures, tax levies, appropriations, general fund, special funds and financial reports; separate treatment of for local and, state and federal government agencies.

  
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    ACCT 4280A - Internal Auditing


    (3)
    Prerequisite:  Acct 4240B. This course provides an introduction to internal auditing, internal control, audit evidence, and the internal auditing process.

  
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    ACCT 4340 - Professional Accounting Ethics


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3200B. This course introduces students to common ethical dilemmas in the accounting profession along with ethical solutions. It emphasizes the ethical decision-making process for preparers and auditors of the financial statements.

  
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    ACCT 4350 - Forensic Accounting


    (3)
    Recommended Prerequisite: ACCT 4240B. The course teaches the nature of forensic accounting, financial statement fraud and misappropriation of assets and the skills necessary to detection, investigateion, and prevention of fraudulent acts.  The course develops professional skills necessary to investigate, detect and prevent fraud. NOTE: Course restricted to Undergraduate Students only.

  
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    ACCT 4360 - Advanced Forensic Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 4240B. The course builds on the nature of forensic accounting, financial statement fraud, and misappropriation of assets - detection, investigation, and prevention. The course enhances students’ professional skills by applying techniques necessary to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud through case studies and simulations.
     

  
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    ACCT 4370 - Security Risk Management and Internal Controls

    (also listed as CIS 4370)
    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4240B for accounting students. Introduction to the information security risk management including internal controls, operations security, risk management and assessment, incident management and response, business continuity and disaster recovery planning, legal issues and ethics, information security program development.
     

  
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    ACCT 4380 - Computer Forensics and Investigations

    (also listed as CIS 4380)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: Acct 4240A for accounting students. Introduction to selected techniques and tools for computer forensics and investigations. Topics include coverage of the latest technology. Hands-on activities are included, which allow students to practice skills as they are learned.
     

  
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    ACCT 4540 - Special Topics in Accounting


    (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Varies with topic; see Schedule of Classes for specific prerequisite. In-depth presentation and analyses of topics significant to contemporary business world; lectures, discussions, speakers, and research projects.

  
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    ACCT 4610 - CPA Exam Preparations


    (1)
    Students learn about the requirements for; the application process for; the topics tested on; the software used on; and other test taking techniques to improve performance on the CPA exam.

  
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    ACCT 4720 - Accounting for Small and Medium-Sized Entities


    (1)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 3200B. This course covers accounting standards and practices for small and medium-sized entities. Alternative financial reporting standards available for small and medium-sized entities are reviewed to provide useful financial accounting information.

  
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    ACCT 4730 - Specialized Industry Accounting


    (1)
    Prerequisites: Acct 3200A and Acct 3200B. This course introduces students to the unique accounting standards for specialized industries.

  
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    ACCT 4950 - Case Studies and Research in Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200B and ACCT 3250. This course allows students to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills they have learned in previous accounting courses to solve real world accounting problems through case studies and research.

  
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    ACCT 4980 - Undergraduate Directed Studies


    (1-3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4240A. Project selected in conference with sponsor before registration, progress meetings held regularly, and final report submitted.  May be repeated to maximum of 3 units.


Accounting (Graduate)

Classified graduate standing and approval by the College of Business and Economics Advisement Center are required for admission to all 5000-level courses.

  
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    ACCT 5000 - Financial and Managerial Accounting


    (3)
    Accounting concepts and tools for business organizations; covers the accounting model, financial statements analysis, cost control and behavior, pricing, and budgeting. Some sections may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 5200 - Management Accounting Theory


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Management control theory; covers design of various types of responsibility centers, strategies and  strategic planning, performance measurement and management planning, compensation from an accounting perspective.

  
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    ACCT 5210A - Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Topics include statues, regulations, administrative rulings, court decisions, procedural problems, tax management and planning relating to federal and California income taxes of corporations and partnerships.

  
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    ACCT 5210C - State and Local Taxation


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Application of interstate income allocations; multi-state tax compact; separate apportionment accounting; foreign country sourced income; taxation of air transportation, mail order sales taxes, gross receipts taxes, highway taxes and the power to tax.

  
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    ACCT 5210D - IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. This course provides students with the knowledge to complete actual income tax returns and experience in completing returns for individuals.

  
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    ACCT 5220 - Seminar: Current Topics in Financial Reporting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. Topics include the objectives of financial statements, efficient capital markets, the standard setting policy, the uses of accounting data and how to process accounting information.

  
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    ACCT 5240A - Accounting Information Systems


    (3)
    Prerequisite:  Graduate standing. This course focuses on the study of accounting  systems and internal controls. The course covers the tools necessary to understand and evaluate accounting  systems.  Independent research in accounting systems is required.

  
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    ACCT 5240B - Auditing


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Acct 4240A or ACCT 5240A, graduate standing. Students gain an understanding of audit and assurance services, emphasizing financial statement audit opinions by independent auditors, auditing concepts and practices used in assurance services used in public practice.

  
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    ACCT 5250 - International Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Selected analytical and policy issues underlying current developments in international accounting. Some sections maybe mediated using interactive technology.

  
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    ACCT 5260 - Financial Accounting Theory


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Advanced analytical concepts implicit in contemporary accounting practice; current developments in accounting techniques; specific applications to major aspects of financial statements. Some sections maybe mediated using interactive technology.

  
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    ACCT 5270 - Governmental and Institutional Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: graduate standing. The course covers the principles and problems of fund accounting for state and local governments and non¬profit organizations. The different funds used, financial statements, and unique issues facing state and local governments are covered. Also the funds and financial statements for non-profit organizations are introduced. Some sections may be technologically mediated.

  
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    ACCT 5290 - Advanced Financial Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 3200B or equivalent and graduate standing. Topics include business combinations and consolidations and  pension accounting, post-employment benefits, share-based compensation, earnings per share, deferred taxes  and partnerships.
    Some sections may be technologically mediated.
     

  
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    ACCT 5340 - Professional Accounting Ethics


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. This course introduces students to common ethical dilemmas in the accounting profession along with ethical solutions. It emphasizes the ethical decision-making process for preparers and auditors of the financial statements.

  
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    ACCT 5350 - Forensic Accounting


    (3)
    Recommended Prerequisites: ACCT 4240B, 5240B or equivalent course and Graduate Standing. The course teaches the nature of forensic accounting, financial statement fraud and misappropriation of assets and the skills to detect, investigate, and prevent fraudulent acts. 

  
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    ACCT 5360 - Advanced Forensic Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 4240B, or ACCT 5240B, Graduate standing. The course builds on the nature of forensic accounting, financial statement fraud, and misappropriation of assets - detection, investigation, and prevention. The course enhances students’ professional skills by applying techniques necessary to investigate, detect, and prevent fraud through case studies and simulations.

  
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    ACCT 5440A - Advanced Accounting Information Systems


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 4240A or ACCT 5240A, Graduate standing. This course focuses on the study of accounting information systems and internal controls. The course will provide the student with the tools necessary for designing, building, and evaluating accounting information systems. Independent research in accounting information systems is an integral part of this course.

  
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    ACCT 5440B - Advanced Auditing


    (3)
    Prerequisites: ACCT 4240B or ACCT 5240B, Graduate Standing. This course examines advanced cases in auditing. Auditors’ responsibilities to users and clients are addressed through the use of case studies and group projects. Challenging audit situations are discussed and the auditor’s ethical obligations are also emphasized. Students are also trained to use audit software and electronic working papers.

  
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    ACCT 5540 - Special Topics in Accounting


    (1-3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate Standing, Varies with topic; see Schedule of Classes for specific prerequisite. In-depth presentation and analyses of topics significant to contemporary business world; lectures, discussions, speakers, and research projects.

  
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    ACCT 5610 - CPA Exam Preparations


    (1)
    Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. The course makes students aware of the requirements to sit for the CPA; the process to apply for the exam; and the topics tested on the CPA exam.  Students are also introduced to the software used on the CPA exam and other test taking techniques to improve their performance on the exam.

  
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    ACCT 5710 - Accounting for Healthcare Managers


    (3)
    Prerequisite:  Graduate Standing. How to use accounting information to understand and evaluate the performance and financial viability of health care organizations. Tools include management systems, planning, costing, budgeting, financial statements, and control mechanisms.

  
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    ACCT 5720 - Seminar: Accounting for Small and Medium-Sized Entities


    (1)
    Prerequisite: Graduate Standing. This course reviews and discusses accounting standards for small and medium-sized entities. Alternative financial reporting standards available for small and medium-sized entities are compared and analyzed to provide useful financial accounting information.

  
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    ACCT 5730 - Specialized Industry Accounting


    (1)
    Prerequisites: Graduate Standing. This course introduces students to the unique accounting standards for specialized industries.

  
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    ACCT 5750 - Leadership and Professional Skills for Accountants


    (3)
    Prerequisites: BUS 3050, Graduate standing. Through practice and multiple assessments, this course focuses on the knowledge and development of managerial skills needed to advance in the accounting profession. The skills emphasized in the course include: written and oral communication, critical thinking, problem solving, leadership, teamwork, managing change and conflict, negotiation, networking and delegating.

  
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    ACCT 5850 - Tax Theory and Business Applications


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. The course introduces tax concepts and judicial doctrines inherent in federal tax law; effects of taxation of business organization, capital structure, policies, and operations. Some sections maybe mediated using interactive technology.

  
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    ACCT 5860 - Tax Research and Practice


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing. Methodology of researching complex tax problems; tax planning; scope of activity, responsibility, and ethics of accountant in tax field. Some sections maybe mediated using interactive technology.

  
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    ACCT 5870 - Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing. Statutory, regulatory, and case material applicable to corporation tax including formation, stock redemptions, and liquidations; stock dividends and preferred stock bail outs; elections under subchapters; personal holding companies, accumulated earning tax; collapsible corporations. Some sections maybe mediated using interactive technology.

  
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    ACCT 5880 - Seminar: International Taxation


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Provides an overview of international taxation issues from a global perspective, taking into consideration both US and foreign taxation of foreign source income and foreign persons with US source income; planning for foreign operations and income tax treaties.

  
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    ACCT 5900 - Seminar: Taxation of Property Transactions


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Analyzes federal income taxation of capital assets, including definition and mechanics of capital transactions; property transactions including sales and exchanges; examination of the at risk and passive loss rules.

  
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    ACCT 5910 - Seminar: Taxation of Partnerships and LLCs


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Analyzes tax problems of the organization and operation of the partnerships and LLCs, including the treatment of distributions, withdrawal of a partner/shareholder/member during his/her lifetime, sales and exchanges of interests and dissolutions.

  
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    ACCT 5920 - Seminar: Taxation of Estate and Gifts


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Covers property includable in the gross estate; computation of the federal estate tax; practice and payment of the federal estate tax, transfers subject to the federal gift tax; federal gift tax exclusions and deductions; valuation of gifts and computation of the federal gift tax; the generation-skipping transfer tax; and actions for refund.

  
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    ACCT 5930 - Seminar: Tax Procedures


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Graduate standing. Review the federal tax system and administrative determination of liability for tax with coverage of IRS procedures in areas, such as assessment, audit, settlement, collection, and liens.

  
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    ACCT 5950 - Case Studies and Research in Accounting


    (3)
    Prerequisite: ACCT 5750. This course allows students to apply accounting theories and practices learned in previous accounting courses to analyze and solve real world accounting problems through case studies and research.

  
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    ACCT 5970 - Graduate Research Study


    (1-3)
    Prerequisites:  Professor’s  consent to act as sponsor, approval of graduate associate dean prior to registration. Independent research under guidance of a full time faculty member. This course is designed to be part of the culminating experience in the Masters of Accountancy Program.  Students will work one-on-one with a full time faculty member on a research project mutually agreed upon between the student and the faculty member.


Anthropology (Undergraduate)

All 4000-level courses may be applied toward master’s degree requirements except the following, subject to limits established by department and approval of graduate adviser: ANTH 4970

  
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    ANTH 1001 - Where in the World of Education at CSULA are You?


    (3)
    Study of holistic and comparative exploration of personal and collective educational adventure at CSULA through examination, reflection, critique, partnerships, and services in democratic “learning commons.”

    GE IHE; (d)
  
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    ANTH 1500 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology


    (3)
    Exploration and application of concepts of myths, cultures, power relations, social organization, social meaning to the study of kin, economic, political, legal, belief, and communication systems in different societies.

    GE D (d)
  
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    ANTH 1700 - Archaeology and World Prehistory


    (3)
    Fundamentals of archaeology.  Examines history of human evolution, technological and artistic innovation, cultural developments, rise of political complexity, and large-scale migrations through the lens of archaeological data and discovery.

    GE D
  
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    ANTH 2300 - Language and Society

    (also listed as ENGL 2100)


    (3)
    An introduction to linguistics as a social science. Exploration of the relationship of language to a variety of social issues including race, class, and gender.

     

    GE D

  
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    ANTH 2600 - Biological Anthropology


    (3)
    Evolution of the human species and our place in nature, emphasizing evolutionary theory, genetics, primate behavior and the fossil record. Lecture: 2 Units, Laboratory: 1 Unit.

    GE B2
  
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    ANTH 2700 - Great Archaeological Discoveries of the Past


    (3)
    Examines the earliest evidence for art, written language, and world civilizations. Exposes students to cultural ideals and principles through the study of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.

    GE C2; (d)
  
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    ANTH 3000 - Immigrant Experiences and Social Justice in the Americas

    (also listed as LAS 3000)
    (3)
    Prerequisites: completion of GE Blocks A and B4, an additional course from Block B, and at least one course each from Blocks C and D. Exploration of the diversity of immigrant experiences in the Americas and the social and cultural forces shaping them, community based inquiry and public sphere pedagogy with immigrant communities.

    GE UD D, Diversity (d), Civic Learning (cl)
  
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    ANTH 3005 - Evolutionary Perspectives on Emotions


    (3)
    Prerequisite: Completion of Basic Subjects (Block A) and one course from Block B. Scientific explanations of primate behavior are used as a model for understanding the evolution of human behavior and emotions.

  
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    ANTH 3100 - Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender


    (3)
    Evolutionary perspectives on gender differences in emotions, behavior, and sexuality, utilizing data from primate studies, the brain, and human evolution.

  
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    ANTH 3150 - Evolutionary Perspectives on Violence


    (3)
    Scientific studies of evolutionary theory, primate behavior, and the brain are used as a way of understanding the expression and evolution of violence and aggression in humans.

  
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    ANTH 3200 - Where in the Californian Community are You?


    (3)
    Prerequisites: Completion of Block A and B4, and additional course from Block B and at least one course each from Blocks C and D. Student’s anthropological, holistic and comparative exploration of personal and collective engagement with the community and events in California through examination, reflection, services and recommendation as democratic participation in “learning common.” 

    UD GE D (cl) (re)
  
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    ANTH 3210 - Where in the Global World are You?


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    Prerequisites: Completion of Block A and B4, and additional course from Block B and at least one course each from Blocks C and D. Examines anthropology’s global engagement in international work on health, education, migration, and social justice. Emphasizes local-global connections, public anthropology and engagement, and the application of anthropological concepts and methods cross-culturally.

    UD GE D (cl) (re)
 

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