This course is an introduction to Financial Accounting using journal entries, financial statement design, and an understanding of the major Balance Sheet accounts. Students are introduced to a range of accounting concepts, with a focus on the fundamental structures, providing them with the capacity to use accounting information in practical applications. Gaining a familiarity with accounting terminology and an understanding of the guiding principles, students will be able to decipher financial information and account for the economic events of business. Students can employ this knowledge to shape discussions on community well being, sustainability, and issues of personal concern. Real world examples will be incorporated into class assignments.