Honors Theses

Date of Award

Spring 5-9-2020

Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Department

Accountancy

First Advisor

Victoria Dickinson

Relational Format

Dissertation/Thesis

Abstract

This work is a series of case studies examining key theoretical concepts in financial accounting and their professional applications. Each case study focuses on a different significant accounting topic that, when considered together, create a single, complete analysis of items and events that are represented within financial accounting practices. This is achieved through analysis of financial statements, the accompanying notes to the financial statements, and information gathered from relevant press releases. Additionally, this work examines professional elements of the accounting field. The research and analysis conducted within this work was completed in conjunction with formal accounting education courses which helped to strengthen the theoretical concepts presented within the courses as well as within this work. The combined effect was a deeper and more thorough understanding of financial accounting practices and theory. Therefore, this work also serves as an educational piece for interested readers desiring a more in-depth understanding of financial accounting topics.

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