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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Advanced Accounting (ACC-400)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

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.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division degree category, 4 semester hours in Accounting, Advanced Accounting, or Business administration (6/22).