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(ACCT 186) Introduction to Financial Computing

Introduction to quantitative reasoning skills with an emphasis on time value of money, interest, annuities, amortization, statistics, probability and the use of spreadsheet & basic accounting software to gather and process information used by accounting professionals.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs Accounting BS, Accounting Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Each student who passes this course will be able to do the following:

  1. Students will prepare for accounting studies by demonstrating understanding of interest and time value of money.
  2. Students will develop proficiency with Excel and basic bookkeeping software.
  3. Students will review a broad category of topics centering in quantitative analysis.