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 comprised of twelve case studies pertaining to various accounting concepts and methodologies that are currently impacting the public accounting industry. In conjunction with the topics learned in financial accounting courses, the cases focuses on various individual areas of financial reporting, often through application to specific companies and real-world situations. In addition, two individual cases evaluate specific career paths in the public accounting industry, focusing specifically on the campus recruiting process and evaluating potential cities to complete internships and start a full-time career. Combined, these cases display a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, financial statement preparation and analysis, and applications to a future career in the public accounting industry. These cases were completed throughout the 2018-2019 school year in ACCY 420, an accounting research course led by Dr. Victoria Dickinson. These cases were individually reviewed, evaluated, and analyzed through group discussion during the course. This thesis has been defended through participation in case competitions held by various public accounting firms.

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Accounting Commons

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