Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 221 - Accounting I


An introduction to the principles and procedures related to accounting theory and practice from the perspective of users of financial information. Topics include the accounting cycle, the preparation and analysis of financial statements, and accounting information. PREREQUISITE(S): Two units of high school mathematics or appropriate score on the College’s assessment test. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A MATH 050 READ 120 . Four hours each week. Formerly AC 201.

4 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Analyze, interpret, evaluate, and record basic financial transactions and identify their impact on the financial statements.
  • Prepare and interpret the income statement, statement of retained earnings, and the balance sheet.
  • Analyze, interpret, and evaluate the income statement, statement of retained earnings and the balance sheet with respect to liquidity, solvency, and profitability.

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