This course develops the ability to analyze financial reports, with an emphasis on equity valuation. Selected financial accounting principles are studied in detail, and the implications for analysis are discussed. Additional topics will be selected from: valuation models, financial distress prediction and valuation for mergers and acquisitions. The course will introduce students to Accounting and Finance academic and practitioner oriented research.
PREREQ: ACC 202 and minimum first semester junior standing. OFFERED: Spring CREDIT: 3