Course Detail

Financial Accounting (30000)

Course Description by Faculty

  • Tomy, Rimmy
  • Content
    This introductory course will focus on developing participants’ ability to read, understand, and use financial statements. At the end of the course, students should be (1) comfortable reading and interpreting financial statements, (2) familiar with business transactions and how these flow into financial statements, (3) aware of the discretion allowed in selecting accounting methods, making estimates, and disclosing information.

    Classes include interactive lectures as well as case discussions to illustrate key concepts. This course prepares students for more advanced financial statement analysis courses.
  • Prerequisites
    None. 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)

  • 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.
    • No auditors

    • No pass/fail grades

  • Syllabus
  • Winter 2024Section: 30000-01M 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC05In-Person Only
  • Winter 2024Section: 30000-02T 1:30PM-4:30PMHarper CenterC05In-Person Only
  • Winter 2024Section: 30000-81M 6:00PM-9:00PMGleacher Center206In-Person Only
Description and/or course criteria last updated: October 31 2023