ACC 2101 - Financial Accounting

This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements and the limitations of using these in making forward-looking business decisions is included. The primary concept emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, stockholder equity, corporations' cash flow statements, and financial statement analyses. PREREQUISITE: Two years of high school bookkeeping and accounting, and/or ACC 1102 Fundamentals of Accounting, or consent of instructor.

IAI Codes - Illinois Articulation Initiative (If applicable)
BUS 903