INTRO TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

An introduction to the field of accounting with emphasis on corporate financial statements. Financial statements are viewed as a communication device conveying the financial health of a business to interested parties. The objective of this first course is to teach students to read, analyze, and interpret these financial statements. The emphasis is on developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills using accounting concepts. Students are exposed to the steps used by accountants to record, measure, and process financial information. Cash flow analysis is contrasted with the accrual basis of accounting

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
ACC
Course Number: 
201
Academic Program(s): 
Accounting
Professional Land & Resource Management Program (PLRM)
Business Administration
Management
Economics