Honors Theses

Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2020

Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis



First Advisor

Victoria Dickinson

Second Advisor

W. Mark Wilder

Third Advisor


Relational Format



The following thesis consists of 12 individual case studies that explore various financial accounting methodologies and common ethical challenges. When applicable, each case agrees with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as created by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. No topic is explored twice as each case presents different issues than the others. Each case begins with an executive summary that states broadly its purpose and what the key takeaways were. Then, the cases explore solutions to common issues within the accounting profession. These cases were completed during the 2018-2019 academic year during honors accounting independent study class (ACCY 420) under the direction of Victoria Dickinson and fulfills requirements of the Patterson School of Accountancy and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College.

Included in

Accounting Commons



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