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Fort Hays State UniversityACCT 203: Principles of Accounting ISection ASummer 2020Instructor:Email:Office Hour:Course DescriptionThe role of accounting is to provide information to investors, policy-makers, regulators,and other decision-makers to facilitate the allocation of resources in society. The purposeof this course is to understand the accounting process and to develop skills necessary toevaluate an enterprise’s financial position and its operating, investing and financingactivities.The course gives students the necessary background to:(1) Understand the concepts andmeasurementsthat underlie financial statements(2) Develop the skills needed toanalyzefinancial statements effectively(3) Gain an understanding of the choices enterprises make inreportingthe results of theirbusiness activities.The first part of the course emphasizes the measurement concepts and the mechanics ofmoving from business transactions to the principal financial statements: balance sheet,income statement, and statement of cash flows. The second part introduces tools foranalyzing financial statements, with an emphasis on integrating industry economic and

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Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Academic Honesty Policy

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