Introduction to Academic Research
Fundamentals of academic research, including the scientific method, the philosophy of science, and the areas and methodologies of academic research.
ACC
516
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to the MAcc predoctoral track.
 TaughtFall
Course Outcomes: 


Learning Outcomes

Use fundamental concepts from the philosophy of science (e.g., causality, validity, and threats to validity) to evaluate and critique various approaches to researching issues in accounting.

Learning Outcomes

Identify an interesting and consequential issue in accounting and develop related ideas and theory into an interesting, motivated, and researchable question.

Learning Outcomes

Develop the ability to apply tools from the philosophy of science to effectively critique actual research papers.

Learning Outcomes

Communicate complex topics relating to academic research both orally and in writing.