Honors Theses

Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2020

Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Department

Accountancy

First Advisor

Victoria Dickinson

Second Advisor

Mark Wilder

Relational Format

case study

Abstract

This collection of case studies and text is a culmination of the twelve case studies assigned by Dr. Victoria Dickinson over the course of the Professional Research and Development Research Program. This program that is unique to Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College accounting students at the University of Mississippi, and it encourages the student to engage with the topic matter of accounting, taking a holistic view of what they are simultaneously learning in other courses. Each case examined a different issue or accounting method that ultimately expanded students’ knowledge and better prepared them for their future careers. The case study process promoted self- discovery while also utilizing teamwork and group collaboration, better preparing students for the future, especially in public accounting. Overall, these case studies expanded students’ accounting breadth and better prepared them for their future in the accounting world.

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Accounting Commons

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