Financial Accounting Books for College, University Students
1. Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods, and Uses by Clyde P. Stickney, Roman L. Weil, Hardcover: 992 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
This widely respected financial accounting text captures the predominant market share among graduate, MBA, and better undergraduate programs. It focuses on presenting, with great clarity, both the basic concepts underlying financial statements and the terminology and methods that allow students to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements.
2. Financial Accounting : Tools for Business Decision Making by Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt, Donald E. Kieso, Hardcover: 832 pages, Publisher: Wiley
This textbook provides students with an understanding of those concepts that are fundamental to the use of accounting. Starting with a "macro" view of accounting information, the authors present real financial statements and establish how a financial statement communicates the financing, investing, and operating activities of a business to users of accounting information. They motivate students by grounding the discussion in the real world, showing them the relevance of the topics covered to their future career. Student Workbook: This valuable study guide, written to use side-by-side with the Financial Accounting textbook provides the guidance and assurance you need to exceed in the course.
3. Cost Accounting and Student CD Package, 11th Edition by Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar, George Foster, Hardcover: 880 pages, Publisher: Prentice Hall
This acclaimed, number one market-leading book embraces the basic theme of “different costs for different purposes.” It reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management. Chapter topics cover: the accountant's role in the organization; an introduction to cost terms and purposes; cost-volume-profit analysis; job costing; activity-based costing and activity-based management; master budget and responsibility accounting; flexible budgets, variances, and management control; inventory costing and capacity analysis and much more.
4. Financial and Managerial Accounting by Carl S. Warren, James M. Reeves, Philip E. Fess, James M. Reeve, Hardcover: 1204 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
Ideal for first-year accounting courses, This textbook presents balanced coverage of both financial and managerial topics. In This textbook, the authors refine their proven approach to accounting's expanding role in business. This textbook uses the preparation of financial statements as the framework for understanding what accounting is all about.
5. Corporate Financial Accounting (Corporate Financial Accounting) by Carl S. Warren, James M. Reeve, Philip E. Fess, Paperback: 800 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
Like the most successful businesses, This textbook successfully integrates innovation with tradition by showing how the preparation of financial accounting information is useful. This book uses the preparation of financial statements as the framework for understanding what accounting is all about..
6. Financial Accounting with Questions, Exercises, Problems, Case Problems, Cases and Thomson Analytics by Rick Antle, Stanley J. Garstka, Hardcover: 384 pages, Publisher: South-Western College
Designed for the first financial accounting course at four-year colleges and universities, Financial Accounting, 2e is unique in approach, in that it not only considers GAAP in its valuation of financial statements, but also considers the economic valuation.