In the next few decades, psychoanalysis sought to make sense of the trivial, thinkers inquired into the status of the mass-produced object, and the rise of feminist and Labour movements posed the prosaic and essential question of material comforts. Modernist art and literature focused on the mundane, as emblematized by the everyday object, which now crystallized our changing relation to the world. Papers could examine the claim that the poetry and prose, the visual and performing arts, and the music of the Modernist era accounted for a shift in object relations with an intensity of observation in proportion with the changes which so profoundly affected the experience of living in industrial times.
A study of the basic accounting concepts and procedures underlying the organization and reporting of financial information. Topics include the accounting cycle, the preparation of financial statements, the measurement and reporting of business income, and the valuation and presentation of assets and current liabilities.
Emphasis is placed on the relevance of the business and economic information generated by the accounting process and how it is used in personal and business decision making. A continuation of financial accounting topics followed by an introduction to managerial accounting.
Topics include corporate accounting issues, bonds, statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, job costing, cost behavior, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, performance evaluation, product pricing and capital budgeting. Emphasis is placed on the usage of accounting information in managerial decision making.
Further development of financial accounting concepts, interpretation, and the study of management uses of accounting data. This course includes a study of basic accounting concepts, interpretation of accounting reports, cost control and analysis, and methods of measuring performance. Not open to Accounting majors or minors.
A thorough study of the accounting principles underlying the preparation of financial statements. This course is concerned primarily with the recording process, formats of the financial statements, and the measurement and reporting of current and non-current assets and related revenues and expenses.
The environment of accounting, basic accounting theory, and time value of money concepts are emphasized. Additional topics include cash flow statements, accounting for pensions, leases, and income taxes. ACCT with a minimum grade of C.
A study of principles of accounting systems design integrated into both manual and computerized systems. Also includes emphasis on the accounting cycle, internal control structures, computerized transaction processing systems, relational databases, and integrated enterprise resource planning systems in accounting.
An introduction to the accounting aspects of international business. Topics covered from an international perspective include the interaction between accounting and its environment, differing national accounting practices, international harmonization of accounting and reporting, foreign currency translation and exchange rate issues, problems of inflation, transfer pricing and taxation, managerial accounting and analysis of foreign financial statements.
A study of cost accounting principles and techniques of assembling data for product costing and for managerial use in planning and control and decision making. Cost terminology, cost behavior, job order and process costing, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, standard costs, and activity based costing are topics covered.
A study of basic tax concepts and income taxation of individuals. Emphasis is placed on the determination of income and statutory deductions in order to arrive at the net taxable income.
Consideration is given to tax planning as well as decision-making and tax return problems. A study of various special reporting topics in financial accounting, this course surveys financial statement presentation and disclosure requirements for special areas of income recognition and accounting changes, dilutive securities, earnings per share calculations, reporting for business segments and interim periods, and accounting and reporting standards for partnerships and governmental and not-for-profit entities.
A study of the financial accounting standards and procedures used in accounting and reporting for business combinations and intercorporate investments, consolidated financial statements, and multinational enterprises, including foreign currency transactions and financial instruments and translation of foreign entity statements.
An examination of fraud within organizations with an emphasis on its detection and prevention. This course examines the nature and causes of financial and occupational fraud, ways to prevent and deter fraudulent conduct, and procedures for uncovering and investigating fraud.
Senior standing and permission of the instructor.
An introduction to oil and gas accounting. Emphasizes accounting for costs incurred in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas using successful efforts, full cost, and tax accounting methods.
An introduction to auditing concepts and procedures. Individual study as arranged with members of the faculty. This course may be repeated and may be taken for Academic Distinction Program Credit. Consent of Department Chair. Credit 1, 2, or 3. This course provides students with an internship experience allowing the application of accounting and auditing skills in an actual work setting.
Students will work full-time in public or industry accounting paid positions for a minimum of hours. Students generally will work full-time for one-half of the semester and attend accelerated accounting courses during the remaining half.
An exploration of the career options available to professionals in agricultural sciences, education, and business.
Specific requirements for the various professions are discussed by a series of guest speakers. Course is intended for beginning students. This course is designed to acquaint students with software applications useful to agriculture and how various technological advances are applied in modern agricultural enterprises.
Topics may be offered in:Swansea’s Creative Writing research programme offers a choice from a spectrum of skills and a research dialogue across genres, from poetry and fiction to dramaturgy and screenwriting. We are a closely bonded community of writers, each research student being supervised by a specialist writer.
Drama definition is - a composition in verse or prose intended to portray life or character or to tell a story usually involving conflicts and emotions through action and dialogue and typically designed for theatrical performance: play. Its general definition encompasses almost the whole of theatrical activity, but in the context of what dramaturgs do, dramaturgy is a comprehensive exploration of the context in which the play resides.
Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry Ex: Pat has a cat. Dramaturgy is a distinct practice separate from play writing and directing, although a single individual may perform any combination of the three.
Some dramatists combine writing and . I was lucky enough to learn the art of dramaturgy from one of the best, Dr. Felicia Hardison Londré who is a Curators’ Professor of Theatre at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and author of several books including Words at Play: Creative Writing and Dramaturgy ().