This course examines the conceptual and analytical foundations of audit practice. It covers the role of the public accountant, the audit and the audit report and their interaction with the economic and legal environments. Specific topics include audit objectives, ethics and legal liability, audit planning and reporting, internal control, materiality and risk, statistical sampling, effects of electronic data processing, analytical review, and audit testing.

Requirements: This course is restricted to students enrolled in the 3rd or 4th year of the Commerce Program.

Prerequisites: COMM 311