Financial Accounting

Course Code
ACC 300
3 hours
  • Fall 20
  • Fall 21
  • Spring/Summer 20
  • Spring/Summer 21
No credit in ACC 471

Financial Accounting --- Financial Accounting provides students with their first exposure to what is essentially the language of business. Students will learn how the economic activities of a business are reported in a set of financial statements and how the information in financial statements can be used to assess the risk and performance of the business. Emphasis will be placed on fundamental concepts and principles of financial accounting and the ability to apply those concepts and principles in business-related decision making.

Taught By
James DeSimpelare
  • Lecturer of Accounting
James DeSimpelare's research focuses on taxation and fixed income analysis.
Christopher Williams
  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Clyne Crawford Teaching Fellow
  • Michael and Joan Sakkinen Faculty Fellow
  • Faculty Director Accounting PhD Program
Chris Williams is an associate professor of accounting and the Michael and Joan Sakkinen Faculty Fellow at the Ross School of Business. His research...
Itay Kama
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
Itay Kama is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. His research focuses on the role of...