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ACTG 169 Accounting Ethics

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Study of ethical issues and professional responsibilities in the accounting profession. Topics will include the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and Treasury Department Circular 230. Students will use the case study method to analyze the ethics of decisions made by individuals at real-world companies. This course meets the California Board of Accountancy accounting ethics course requirement for CPA licensure. Accounting Ethics includes topics tested on the Auditing and Attestation (AUD) and Regulation (REG) sections of the CPA exam. This course is part of the CPA Exam Preparation Series, which is intended to meet the education requirement to sit for the CPA exam.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None