Online

Accounting is a valuable skill that reaches across all industries and is useful for many professions. In this introductory course, designed for anyone wishing to understand modern accounting principles, students explore fundamental accounting theory, principles and practice. Through online lessons and live Q&A sessions with fellow students and your expert instructor, learn about accrual accounting concepts, transaction analysis and the recording process. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the preparation and analysis of financial statements and the proper reporting of various accounts. By the end of this course, you will know how to record basic financial accounting information and prepare financial statements, know how to use financial accounting data in decision making situations, and understand the role of the accountant in business.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the basics of accounting in your day-to-day job
  • Utilize the recording process
  • Apply and complete the accounting cycle
  • Recognize fraud and apply internal controls

Skills You Will Gain

  • Basic accounting skills
  • Budget analysis
  • Accounting for receivables

 

Academic Units
4
CEUs
0
Section Number
202ACC501
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

Students can enroll through September 27, 2020. The course begins on September 21, 2020 and must be completed by December 13, 2020. Access to your course will be available on the course’s start date.

Required Texbook: Financial Accounting, 10th ed., 2016 (Wiley). Weygandt, Kieso, and Kimmel, ISBN #978-1119298229

You may order this textbook from any retail or online vendor that you choose.  Any format is acceptable. The WileyPLUS online access code is NOT required.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received within two weeks of course start date. Click here to view complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers.

Technical Requirements

This is an online course: To ensure your success in this course, please review our technical requirements page at online learning.

Section Course Materials

Financial Accounting

ISBN
978-1119298229
Mandatory
You may order this textbook from any retail or online vendor that you choose.  Any format is acceptable. The WileyPLUS online access code is NOT required.

Discounts

Group Discount

Groups of three or more, enrolled at the same time with a single payment method may receive a 10% discount on each enrollment.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office to enroll your group: (530) 757-8777.

Early Enroll Discount

Enroll 14 days before the course start date to save $50 on the course fee.

Info Session Discount

Attendees of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Information Sessions may be eligible for $100 discount on a class by entering the Coupon Code provided at the Information Session.  Contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services office, at (800) 752-0881, if you have questions about this discount.

CAAA Member Discount

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.

Capitol Corridor Rider

Capitol Corridor riders are eligible for a one-time $100 discount on a UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course (some exceptions apply). The Discount Code is available on the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education course page on the Capitol Corridor’s onboard Wifi system.