University Of Houston-Victoria
Course Online Syllabus
|Department||ACCT||Course Number||6351||Section Number||19095|
|Name of Course||Financial Reporting & Analysis|
|Name of Instructor||Chiang,Wei-Chih|
This information may not constitute all course policies; students are responsible for all course requirements established by their instructors during the semester and all institutional policies as established in the UHV student handbook.
As a result of this course, students will
- Comprehend the financial accounting/reporting principles underlying the financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows) and analyze the impact of GAAP on profitability and risk.
- Forecast the sales and related expenses and prepare projected financial statements.
- Perform various financial analysis, including common-size statement, trend analysis and ratio computations.
- Identify the economic characteristics of a particular industry and the strategies that a particular firm pursues to gain competitive advantage.
|Midterm Exam||100 points|
|Class/Discussion Board Participation||50 points|
|Project #1||50 points|
|Project #2||100 points|
|Final Exam||100 points|
|Homework Assignments (NOT required to turn in)|
Charles H. Gibson, Financial Reporting and Analysis: Using Financial Accounting Information,12th ed., ISBN 9781439080603.
Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso, Financial Accounting,7th ed.
Martin Fridson and Fernando Alvarez, Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioners Guide,3rd edition ed.
List of Discussion/Lecture Topics
- Introduction to Financial Accounting
- Introduction to Financial Reporting; Introduction to Financial Statements and Other Financial Reporting Topics
- Balance Sheet; Income Statement
- Basics of Analysis; Liquidity of Short-Term Assets; Related Debt-Paying Ability
- Midterm Exam (3 hours); Online (July 9th, Saturday, 1:00pm-5:00pm)
- Long-Term Debt-Paying Ability; Profitability; For the Investor
- Statement of Cash Flows; Expanded Analysis; Special Industries; Pro Forma Financial Statements
- Final Exam (3 hours); Online (July 30th, Saturday, 1:00pm-5:00pm)