2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 26, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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AC 320 - International Accounting: Study Tour

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: FI 320  or BH 320  may be taken concurrently. Restricted to junior or senior accounting or business administration majors with cumulative GPA of 2.500 or higher. In a global market place, the need for a deep understanding of how to manage and account for transactions in various currencies and to protect against the fluctuations in the exchange rate is real for any sizable firm. This course provides an opportunity for students to gain a better understanding of topics such as the foreign exchange market, risk management and foreign currency hedging, financial accounting for derivatives instruments, and foreign currencies transactions and translation accounting. A 10-day study tour to China with site visits to global companies in Beijing and Shanghai is included. Written or electronic permission of the instructor. (Spring only)



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