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Spring 2024
Jun 19,2024
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BA 211 - Financial Accounting
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Understand relevance, reliability, consistency, conservatism and materiality as they relate to accounting
2. Complete the accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses, including adjusting and closing entries
3. Prepare balance sheet, income statements, and statement of owners’ equity for various businesses
4. Understand the uses and preparation of the statement of cash flows, how to manage cash, and internal controls for cash
5. Analyze and interpret financial statements with annual reports by utilizing a variety of statements and ratios
6. Understand and be competent in accounting for basic asset transactions including acquiring both tangible and intangible assets, using assets and disposing of assets
7. Measure and report accounts receivables and bad debts utilizing the allowance method. Understand issues related to other current receivables
8. Discuss the impacts of various bond and debt instrument, understand the role of leverage, calculate bond prices, interpret bond quotes, and understand the effect of interest rate changes on bonds, understand liabilities
9. Interpret and know the contents of the statement of owners’ equity. Understand a variety of stock transactions including preferred stock, treasury stock and additional paid in capital
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