ACC 1210 Introduction to Financial Accounting

An introduction to preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Accounting
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: MAT 0050 AND DEV 0035 


  • Describe the broad role that accounting information plays in the economy.
  • Evaluate the financial performance of a simple corporation on the basis of its financial statements.
  • Construct basic financial statements for a simple corporate business entity.
  • Analyze the impact of basic business transactions on the financial statements of a corporation.
  • Explain the accounting impact of general business practices and processes.
  • Use the language of accounting and describe the important concepts on which financial reporting is based.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3