Course Detail

Financial Accounting (30000)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Rauter, Thomas
  • 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.
    • Lectures

    • Discussion

    • Case Studies

    • Group Presentations

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

  • Grades
    • Graded homework assignments

    • Graded attendance/participation

    Assessment & Testing
    • Midterm

    • Final exam (take home)

    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Winter 2023Section: 30000-03TH 8:30AM-11:30AMHarper CenterC01In-Person Only
  • Winter 2023Section: 30000-82TH 6:00PM-9:00PMLocation: TBDRemote-Only
  • Winter 2023Section: 30000-85S 9:00AM-12:00PMGleacher Center306In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: June 8 2022