Course Detail

Financial Accounting (30000)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Granja, Joao
  • Content
    This course is an introduction to financial statements and the financial reporting process from a user’s perspective. The focus of the course is on understanding the basic accounting principles and rules that mediate the communication of economic transactions between firms and the users of financial information. The objective of the course is to provide students with a long-lasting ability to read, interpret, and use corporate financial information and to prepare students for more advanced financial statement analysis courses.

    Classes consist of interactive lectures and discussions about financial accounting standards and practices. Short case studies will be used to reinforce the main accounting concepts and foster class discussion about topical issues in accounting. Students are expected to complete assigned problems, readings, and cases in preparation for each class.

  • Prerequisites
    Cannot enroll in BUSN 30000 if BUSN 20100 taken previously.
  • Grades
    Based on a mid-term, final examination, and individual assignments. Cannot be taken pass/fail. No auditors.
    • No auditors

    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Autumn 2022Section: 30000-03M 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC01In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2022Section: 30000-04M 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC01In-Person Only
  • Autumn 2022Section: 30000-81M 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center300In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: September 8 2022