• Financial Analysis Syllabus


    Mrs. Fix 

    Computer Lab H124                    afix@hisd.com                903-668-5990 ext. 4082

    Financial Analysis is a 2-semester course. Successful completion will earn the student one credit and is part of the Business and Industry Endorsement.

    Course Description: 

    Students apply knowledge and technical skills in the economic, financial, technological, international, social, and ethical aspects of business to become competent consumers, employees, and entrepreneurs. Students develop analytical skills by actively evaluating financial results of multiple business, interpreting results for stakeholders, and presenting strategic recommendations for performance improvement.

     Course Objectives: 

    • Demonstrate profession standards/employability skills as required by business and industry
    • Analyze accounting systems to examine their contribution to the fiscal stability of businesses
    • Describe tools, strategies, and systems used to maintain, monitor, control, and plan the use of financial resources
    • Demonstrate mathematics knowledge and skills required when interpreting business operation documents including applying data to solve problems; constructing charts, tables, and graphs; and analyzing data.
    • Analyze financial resources to ensure solvency
    • Calculate business ratios to evaluate company performance
    • Analyze a financial statement
    • Examine the nature and scope of risk management
    • Develop and understanding and working knowledge of annual reports
    • Explore the role of ethics in finance
    • Employ critical-thinking skills independently and in teams to solve problems and make decisions

     Assessment Plan:

    MAJOR GRADES: Comprehensive Accounting Problems, Practice Sets, and Chapter Tests

    • Weighted 60%
    • 3 per 9 weeks

    MINOR GRADES: Daily Grades, Chapter Problems, and Worksheets

    • Weighted 40%
    • 1 each week

     Grading Scale:      

     A         90-100            

     B         80-89              

     C         70-79              

     F         Below 70         


    • Pen and Pencils
    • Notebook Paper
    • Folder with Pockets
    • Handheld 4-function calculator ($1.00 at Wal-Mart)—No one will use a phone calculator.