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College of Extended Learning

Financial Accounting

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Accounting ADM 1213 Three (3) credit hours

Accounting is the language of business. Whether you are, or wish to become, an employee, a manager, or an investor, understanding the language of business and being able to use accounting information will be relevant to your career as well as your personal life. This course will help you learn to use accounting information by examining the identification, measurement, recording, and communication of financial information to interested users for decision-making.

Why take this course?

  • To identify and apply the concepts, conventions, and generally accepted accounting principles which underlie financial accounting and reporting for public and private companies;
  • To understand and apply the accounting cycle to measure, record, and interpret accounting transactions;
  • To prepare financial statements and understand how they are interrelated;
  • To analyze financial statements and additional information to identify and evaluate changes in the financial position and performance of a company over time in comparison to its competitors and industry; and
  • To understand and appreciate the accounting information system and its ability to communicate business activity and results, including its inherent limitations.

Instructor: Barbara Trenholm (please contact the instructor to request an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: None

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 4-8 Assignments per chapter (25% total)
  • 12 x Quizzes (25% total)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The final exam for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. For more information on fees and methods of payment, please click here.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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