This study describes what data analytics is in a business and accounting context and examines how and why data analytics should be incorporated in the accounting curriculum.
The study looks at the two approaches: stand-alone data analytics courses/curriculum and incorporation of data analytics in existing accounting courses. It compares the data analytics programs by different universities in a metropolitan area in the State of Texas. The study also suggests a development of a comprehensive accounting analytics course.
Data Analytics, Accounting Analytics, Accounting Curriculum