Honors Theses

Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis



First Advisor

Victoria Dickinson

Relational Format



The objective of this thesis is to report on multiple accounting standards and topics through the use of twelve different cases. The cases that were researched included the topics of evaluation of financial statements, profitability and earnings, accounts receivable, and working through a time value of money problem. Additionally, subjects such as research and development costs, the data analytics tool IBM Watson, long-term debt, stockholders’ equity, marketable securities, deferred income taxes, and revenue recognition were also analyzed throughout this paper. These cases were written to help the reader, and others, learn from their questions. The questions in the cases, as shown in this paper, are meant to act as a guidance and learning tool though the various accounting standards listed above.

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