Honors Theses

Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2020

Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Department

Accountancy

First Advisor

Victoria Dickinson

Relational Format

Dissertation/ Thesis

Abstract

The following thesis is a compilation of case studies that provide a detailed analysis of various financial accounting standards in agreement with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as governed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. In concurrence with the topics learned in the Patterson School of Accountancy program, each case focuses on a separate subject of financial reporting through application within specific corporations and dissertations. This thesis explores understanding of accounting principles, financial statement preparation and analysis, current accounting topics, and real-life application for a career in public accounting. Additionally, the thesis work incorporated knowledge from studies in other coursework, such as economics and finance. The case studies were completed under the direction of Dr. Victoria Dickinson in fulfillment of the requirements for the University of Mississippi Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, Patterson School of Accountancy, and Professional Research and Development Thesis Program.

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Accounting Commons

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