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ACCT 200: Financial Accounting

-Successful completion of MATH 94 or higher OR
-Placement at MATH 109 or higher
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course offers students a full semester of financial accounting. It presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. The emphasis of the course is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of common business transactions. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements and the limitations of using these in making business decisions is included. The primary content emphasis will be accounting for operating activities, current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, corporations, cash flow statements, and financial statement analysis. 4 credit hours
IAI Major Code - BUS 903

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.