Financial Statement Analysis

Credits: 3


Financial statement analysis focuses on the evaluation of publicly traded company financial statements and related note disclosures as well as the correlation of this historical financial data with the company's stock prices. This course helps students develop a systematic approach to analyzing reported financial data and understanding the underlying risks and possible inconsistencies across companies. Requirements of the course include interim exams and written and oral presentations of analysis. Prerequisites: Must have completed BACC 2401 Financial Accounting or comparable graduate course with a grade of B+ or better AND EITHER BUSACC 1205 CBA Intermediate Financial Reporting with a grade of B or better OR BACC 2510 and BACC 2511 MBA Intermediate Financial Reporting and Analysis 1 and 2 (1.5 credits each) with a grade of B or better. Please note: this course will follow the official University calendar for breaks.