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Course ACC151: Financial Accounting


Financial Accounting (3 credits)

Students in this course explore basic accounting concepts and procedures and the interpretation of financial statements. The principles of accrual and deferral accounting are presented, including proper use of debits, credits, and fiscal year-end procedures. Students also examine merchandising transactions, inventory costing and valuation, cash management, and accounts receivable. The reporting of long-term assets, liabilities, and bonds are also discussed.

Prerequisites: City Vision suggests that students complete Accounting I and II (ACC101 and ACC102) prior to enrolling in this course.

Financial Accounting Course Objectives:

After completing this financial accounting course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and use the four basic financial statements.
  • Define and apply the accounting equation.
  • Review and employ the principles of accrual and deferral accounting.
  • Record debits and credits, and close a fiscal year's books.
  • Make merchandising entries and handle inventory.
  • Practice cash accounting and internal control.
  • Account for receivables.
  • Understand and handle long-term assets and liabilities.

Textbook: To Be Determined


To register for this course:

  1. If you are not already a student: Apply Now & agree to the terms of the included Enrollment Agreement. Once your application is approved, log in to Populi to register.
  2. If you are a student: log in to Populi, and register from your student dashboard.

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