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Accounting 302: Advanced Accounting

Location: 

Various;distance learning format.

Length: 

36 hours (8 weeks).

Dates: 

December 2013 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: compare types of businesses such as partnerships, corporations, and others; breakdown major accounting principles, such as the accounting cycle; apply the accounting equation and evaluate return on equity; compile balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows; analyze financial documentation; evaluate methods for calculating inventory; appraise corporate accounting practices; differentiate adjusted and closing trial balances and more; and illustrate how businesses use rations to create financial forecasts.

Instruction: 

Methods of instruction include audiovisual materials and case studies. Major topics include: business ownership types; key accounting concepts; journals and ledgers in accounting; accounting equations and formulas; financial statements, balance sheets and income statements; analyzing financial statements; financial statement ratios; accounting for inventory; accounting for deprecation; accounting for compensation, taxes and liabilities; adjustments and closing entries; corporate accounting; departmentalized accounting; taxation for corporations; and business and financial forecasting.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Accounting or General Accounting (12/16).

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