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Advanced Accounting (ACC-400)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
December 2021 - Present.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: outline the six sequential steps in financial statement analysis; analyze, interpret, and use financial statements; apply financial analysis tools, methods, and techniques to analyze a company's profitability; evaluate the quality of income statement and balance sheet information; and discuss the three valuation models.
Advanced Accounting prepares students to analyze, interpret, and use financial statements effectively, both from a general manager and from an investor perspective. The course reviews and extend the topics introduced in Accounting and Financial Reporting, with an emphasis on value creation. Specifically, the course introduces a thorough framework for financial statement analysis, focusing on (1) accounting analysis, (2) financial (ratio and cash flow) analysis, and (3) prospective (forecasting and valuation) analysis.
In the upper division degree category, 4 semester hours in Accounting, Advanced Accounting, or Business administration (6/22).