SYLs10[1] (1) - Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting...

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Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting Spring 2010 Instructor: Jeffrey Lippitt Office: Warren 451 Phone: 274-1318 Email: Jlippitt@Ithaca.edu Office Hours: . Course Description: This one-semester course is a continuation of Intermediate Accounting I. It covers topics related to balance sheet valuation and income measurement and includes both topical coverage and reporting considerations. Students are expected to deal with detailed pronouncements and the advanced concepts in Intermediate Financial Accounting such as accounting for pensions, income taxes, earnings per share, and accounting changes. Course Objectives Develop knowledge of the accounting theory and practice underlying financial reporting. Understand the process used for developing financial reporting standards. Gain knowledge of international reporting standards. Development of the attitude, discipline and skills required of an accounting professional. Develop the ability to recognize ethical issues that may confront an accounting
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SYLs10[1] (1) - Financial Accounting Theory and Reporting...

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