MS Accounting, Specialization in Tax

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Program Learning Objectives

Graduates Are Prepared To:

1.1 Demonstrate competency in tax research and identify potential solutions to tax issues.
1.2 Analyze and solve tax compliance issues through the application of analytic/critical thinking skills.
1.3 Apply substantive knowledge in a variety of tax preparation projects during a professional internship experience.
2.1 Recognize and apply ethical and professional responsibility requirements to tax practice.
3.1 Professionally communicate in writing.
3.2 Professionally communicate information through oral presentations.

BUS 417Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships 14
GSB 529Effective Communication Skills for Managers4
GSA 536Taxation of Trusts, Estates, and Transfer Taxes4
GSA 537State and Local Taxation4
GSA 538Current Developments in Taxation4
GSA 539Clinical Tax Education Internship9
GSA 546Tax Research and Administrative Procedures4
GSA 548Advanced Individual Taxation and Tax Planning4
GSA 549Advanced Taxation of Flow-Through Entities4
GSA 550Advanced Corporate Taxation4
GSA 551International Taxation4
Total units45/49
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Students who, prior to admission to the program have not successfully completed BUS 417 at Cal Poly (or an identical course elsewhere) will be required to take BUS 417 as a part of this degree program.