Home > France > Paris > Programs > Program Overview > Course Requirements > Course Description
Accounting 120: Financial Accounting 2
The American Business School in Paris
Accounting 110 (Financial Accounting 1) or equivalent
This is the second part of a course designed to give the business student a solid foundation in accounting theory and practice.
The course is developed through lectures, oral case analysis presentations, the presentation of exercises by students in class, and tests and examinations. Students are responsible for preparing the reading material and accompanying exercises in advance of the class session, in order to participate in class discussion.
In class are covered:
- Review of the work covered in the first course (Accounting 110: Financial Accounting 1).
- Liabilities and interest
- Valuing and accounting for bonds and leases
- Statement of cash flows
- Stockholders' equity
- Intercorporate investments and consolidations
- Financial statement analysis
Financial Accounting, Williams et al, 14th international edition, McGraw-Hill, 2010
The final grade will be made up of class tests, class participation, and the final examination.