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Introduction to Accounting I: Financial Accounting | BUSM.X418

This course covers the fundamentals of financial accounting as well as the identification, measurement and reporting of the financial impacts of economic events on enterprises. Through lectures, readings and class exercises, the following topics are addressed: accrual account concepts; transaction analysis, recording and processing (journals and ledgers); preparation, understanding and analysis of financial statements (income statement, balance sheet and cash-flow statement); accounting for sales and cost of sales; inventory valuation; valuation and depreciation of operational assets; analyzing liabilities and stockholders equity transactions; and financial statement analysis.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Discuss the importance of financial statements for a company
  • Discuss the accounting theories and processes behind business transactions
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Determine the overall strength of a company using various financial tools.

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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
10-02-2023 to 12-22-2023 4.0 $775

Dianne V Conry


Final Date To Enroll: 10-02-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Mon, 10-02-2023 12:01 a.m. 12:01 a.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE
Fri, 12-22-2023 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE