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ARCHIVED 2018-19 CAS Crete Campus Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-19 CAS Crete Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACC 231 - Intermediate Accounting I (4)

A two-semester introduction to the theory and practice of accounting which addresses financial reporting; conceptual framework; review of the accounting process; and preparation of accounting statements (financial position) related to financial position (balance sheet), results of operation (income statement), and cash flow (statement of cash flows). Other additional topics included in ACC 231 are time value of money; determination of cash and receivables; inventory measurement and flow assumptions; acquisition and disposal of property, land, and equipment; calculation and presentation of appreciation and depreciation; and measurement and reporting of intangibles. Upon completion of these courses, students will be able to: 1) recognize the ethical implications of accounting situations related to the topics discussed in each course; 2) apply the appropriate rules/procedures in preparing, analyzing, and interpreting financial statements, in particular as they apply to the topics covered each semester; 3) expand their understanding of accounting theory and the accounting framework as it applies to the topic areas discussed; 4) read and understand the precise accounting terminology appropriate to the operation of business entities; and 5) use financial statements to make more complex decisions related to the topical areas discussed each semester.

Prerequisite: ACC 104  with a C- or higher, or permission.
Offered fall term.