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ACCT 2301. Principles of Financial Acc. 3 Hours.

Students are introduced to the fundamental concepts of financial accounting prescribed by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and applied to transactions and events that affect business organizations. Topics may include the accounting cycle; the preparation of financial statements; the measurement and reporting of business income; and the valuation and presentation of assets; liabilities; and stockholders' equity. Emphasis is placed on the relevance of the business and economic information generated by the accounting process and how it is used in personal and business decision making. Students are exposed to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Students who plan to take ACCT 3313 must earn a minimum grade of C in ACCT 2301.
Prerequisite: 18 semester hours of college credit.