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ACC 203 Financial Accounting

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or two years of relevant work experience or permission of Accounting Department or Undergraduate Program Chair.

Course Description: This course gives students a broad view of accounting's role in satisfying society's needs for information and its function in business, government, and the non-profit sector. Students gain an understanding of the multifaceted nature of the accounting profession including its history, ethics, public responsibilities, and international dimensions. Students learn from a user-oriented perspective about the accounting cycle, the nature of financial statements and the process for preparing them, and the use of accounting information as a basis for decision making.

Course Rotation: Fall, Spring and Summer.

Credits

4 credits