MACCT Advanced & Tax Concentration Checklist
Effective Fall 2014. Updated: 12/01/2015
The Advanced and Tax Concentrations are each a 33-hour program of study and designed for individuals who have already earned a BBA with a concentration in accounting.
The degree consists of five graduate core accounting courses, a minimum of four graduate courses in the student's area of concentration and two approved graduate accounting or business electives.
Required Coursework (15 semester hours)
|MGMT 546 – Financial Accounting III||Fall & Spring|
|MGMT 547/590/591/592/5931– One tax course||Fall & Spring|
|MGMT 554 – Professional Writing for Accountants||Spring|
|MGMT 555 – Advanced Auditing||Spring|
|MGMT 635 – Data Analytics (Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems)||Fall|
Advanced Coursework (at least 12 additional hours)
|MGMT 548 - Seminar in International Accounting (visit with concentration faculty advisor about when this course may be offered)|
|MGMT 553 - Internal Auditing & Investigations||Spring|
|MGMT 559 - Law for Accountants||Spring or Summer online|
|MGMT 594 - Special Topics - (Accounting only)||Fall & Spring|
|MGMT 640 - Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations||Fall|
|MGMT 643 - Governmental Accounting||Summer online|
Taxation Coursework (at least 12 additional hours)
|MGMT 542 - Seminar in Personal Tax Planning (MGMT 342 undergraduate equivalent)||Fall|
|MGMT 547 - Tax Research Procedures and Compliance||Every other Fall|
|MGMT 590 - Corporate Taxation||Every other Spring|
|MGMT 591 - Estate & Gift Taxation||Summer online|
|MGMT 592 - Partnership and LLC Taxation||Every other Fall|
|MGMT 593 - Real Estate Taxation||Every other Spring|
1. MGMT 547-Tax Research, fall; MGMT 590-Adv Corporate Tax, spring; MGMT 591-Estate/Gift Tax, summer online; MGMT 592-Partnership Tax, fall and MGMT 593-Real Estate/Property Tax, spring.
The GMAT/GRE is waived for MACCT Tax or Advanced Concentration students who have an undergraduate major in accounting from an AACSB-accredited school with a minimum of a 3.25 GPA in both upper-division classes and accounting classes. (MBA students must fulfill MBA GMAT/GRE waiver requirements.)
- Matt Pickard
- Assistant Professor
MACCT Concentration Advisor
- Phone: (505) 277-3631
- Office: GSM 305
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- Bio: Matthew D. Pickard is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of New Mexico. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Management Information Systems. He holds an M.B.A. in Management Information Systems and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University. His research leverages embodied conversational agents (i.e., virtual humans) to maximize voluntary self-disclosure and change attitudes and behaviors. He seeks to apply his research to contexts such as auditing and fraud investigations.
In his personal life, Matt is first and foremost a family man. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, woodworking, and beekeeping.