Course number: AA494921The accounting used by government entities is substantially different from the accounting used by for-profit organizations. This course describes the unique aspects of governmental accounting, including the use of funds, the modified accrual basis of accounting, and many unique financial statement formats and disclosures. There is a strong emphasis on common accounting transactions, the comprehensive annual financial report, budgetary reporting, and nonexchange transactions. In short, Governmental Accounting is an essential desk reference for the professional accountant. Course level: Basic. Prerequisites: None. Course includes integrated text and study guide, final exam, and grading service.
NASBA field of study: Accounting (Governmental) Course credit: 12 hours