BUL4330

Law for Accountancy

Course Code:
BUL 4330

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
700

 

Course Description:
Students study the basic concepts of law as applied to the accounting profession, including contracts, agency, partnerships and corporations, property, wills and trusts, securities regulation, consumer protection, and antitrust. Students will review the Accountancy Law portion of the CPA exam.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

BUL 4310

 

Instructors:

As assigned

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

  • Business Law Today: Comprehensive Text and Cases, 13th ed., Cengage. 2022.
  • Gleim, CPA REG Supplemental Course (with professor-led platform, 6-month access), ISBN: 9781618544919.

Cengage Unlimited:

    • 1-semester subscription: ISBN 9780357700006
    • 1-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700013
    • 2-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700020

 

Assignment/course outline:

See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses.

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods
Appraise tax liability resources for corporations, partners, and individuals, with simple to moderate tax characteristics

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Contrast decisions for tax minimizing strategies for property, entity, investment, and other tax related decisions

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Evaluate simple corporate and individual returns

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes
Propose a well-written tax research report involving a simple fact situation

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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