2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Nov 29, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FCM 550 - Fraud Examination

ACC 565   FCM 565

This course will provide a master’s level view of the principles to prevent and detect fraud. A complex network of social factors lies behind fraudulent behavior and criminal conduct.  The course will examine the field of fraud examination-including what fraud is, and how it is committed, detected, and deterred. The goal is to enhance the student’s ability to recognize, detect, and prevent financial frauds in governmental, public or private organizations.

This course will be a substitute for FCM/ACC 565 Forensic Accounting which was approved in the original MSFC Master of Science in Forensic Computing proposal. After extensive discussion, it became apparent that the non-accounting undergraduate major would need a minimum of four accounting courses as prerequisites in order to take the Accounting 565 master’s level course.  FCM 550 Fraud Examination is more suited for the MSFC population’s needs and will more appropriately prepare them for careers in forensic investigation

1 semester 3 credits.