Course Detail

Financial Accounting (30000)

Course Description by Faculty

  • McClure, Charles
  • Content
    This course provides an introduction to financial statements and the financial reporting process from a user's perspective. The focus of the course is on fundamental accounting concepts and principles. Students learn how the economic transactions of a firm are reported in the financial statements and related disclosures. The objective of the course is to provide students with basic skills necessary to read and analyze financial statements as well as to prepare students for more advanced financial statement analysis courses.
    Format
    • Lectures

    • Discussion

    • Case Studies

  • Prerequisites
    Cannot enroll in BUSN 30000 if BUSN 20100 taken previously.
  • Materials

    Course website, class handouts

    Required Text: Dyckman, Hanlon, Magee, and Pfeiffer, Financial Accounting, Sixth Edition (Cambridge Business Publishers)

    Resources
    • Canvas Site Available

  • Grades
    Grades are based on homework assignments, online quizzes, class participation, and midterm and final exams. No pass/fail grades. No auditors. No provisional grades.
    Grades
    • Graded homework assignments

    • Graded attendance/participation

    • Mandatory attendance week 1

    Assessment & Testing
    • Quizzes

    • Midterm

    • Optional midterm

    • Final exam (in class)

    Restrictions
    • No auditors

    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Spring 2022Section: 30000-83T 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center200In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: February 17 2022