BUS 120 - Financial Accounting

Introduces students to the accounting function and how it is used within our economic society. Accounting is viewed as an information generating system that communicates financial data to support end users in their economic decision-making. The course covers the accounting information system and the recording and reporting of business transactions with a focus on the accounting cycle, the application of generally accepted accounting principles, the classified financial statements, and statement analysis. It also covers issues related to asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls and ethics. This course is designed for students who have an understanding of computer applications in word processing and spreadsheets, basic math skills, and the ability to write in a business-like manner.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
4 UNITS ; 4 hours lecture