A foundation in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting information designed for the planning, assessment, and control of business entities. Emphasizes the use of information for decision-making. May not be taken for MPA core or elective credit.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None. Students with 6 credit hours of undergraduate accounting with a B or better in these courses should not take this course. This is a leveling course.
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain what accounting information is and what it discloses about a company.
- Describe how accounting information is used both internally and externally.
- Use accounting information to describe company transactions and the overall financial position of a company.
- Use accounting information to aid in problem-solving and decision-making for basic business enterprises.