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ACC 421 Financial Auditing

This course emphasizes the philosophy, ethics and environment of the auditing profession and the attest function. An analytical framework for auditing is presented which includes auditing standards, professional conduct, legal liability and audit risk. The auditor's decision process in evaluating internal controls, materiality, audit sampling and accumulating evidence for the audit is presented. Other attestation and assurance services are covered. Includes a designated accounting research component. Fulfills writing-intensive requirement. Prerequisite: ACC 322.