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This course provides students with a comprehensive review of accounting principles and practices to help prepare them for taking the Regulation (REG) section of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam. Students learn about the ethics, professional and legal responsibilities under which CPAs must operate, and they discover how regulations affect everything from business formation, to contracts and sales. Students cover the relationships between debtors and creditors as well as principals and agents. They conclude this course with a review of taxes and how tax laws apply.
This non-credit course is 6 weeks. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
Compare partnership classifications.
Explain corporate taxation and how it differs from individual taxation.
Identify the regulatory bodies that govern accounting.
Define the professional and legal responsibilities of accountants.
Define the three key Federal Securities Acts in accounting.
Explain how to form and perform a contract for the sale of goods.
Define the risk of loss and liability if something goes wrong with goods.
Define commercial paper and how it is used.
Describe the rights and obligations of the customers and the banks.
Define what a secured transaction is, how to perfect it, and its rights and priorities.
Define the three different types of bankruptcy.
Define what an agency is and how it is created.
Explain the obligations and rights of agents within an agency relationship.
Identify Federal Regulatory Acts.
Differentiate between real and personal property.
Identify types of deeds and how to execute them.
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While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Units (PDUs) cannot be converted into academic credit. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not CEUs/PDUs earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.