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HC 351 Organization and Administration of Health Care Programs
Goodwin, William


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

AC 201 Principles of Accounting I

Semester

S1S 2006 CO

Faculty

Goodwin, William

Title

Senior Instructor-16 years

Degrees/Certificates

BBA-Accounting Texas A&M University
MBA-Managenent and Finance-Texas A&M University

Office Location

Park Campus Center-NAS-CC

Office Hours

24/7

Daytime Phone

361-442-4570

Other Phone

361-547-1700

E-Mail

William.Goodwin@Pirate.Park.edu

BGINC47@AOL.COM

Semester Dates

01/09/06-03/12/06

Class Days

--T-R--

Class Time

4:55 - 7:25 PM

Prerequisites

None

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Course Materials used in: AC201 Principles of Accounting  

         

Fundamentals of Accounting Principles - With Krispy Kreme Report and CD
• Required • Edition: 17TH 05 • Larson, Kermit D. / Wild, John J. / Chiappetta, Barbara  

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Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore

Additional Resources:
To be covered in class.


Course Description:
Introduction to financial accounting, including the concepts, procedures and terminology of modern accounting. Generally accepted accounting principles will be discussed and applied to various business concerns.  3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, quizzes, dialogues, examinations, internet, videos, web sites and writings. The facilitator will engage each learner in what is referred to as disputatious learning to encourage the lively exploration of ideas, issues and contradictions.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Record the purchase of  assets.
  2. Prepare adjusting journal entries.
  3. Prepare financial statements from an adjusted trial balance.
  4. Prepare closing journal entries.
  5. Write off bad debts of customers.
  6. Compute and record depreciation expense.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. 1.Analyze and evaluate a businss B/S and Income Statement
  2. 2.Explain the concept of cash inflows and outflows of a company.
Core Assessment:
The test examines each learning outcome with 20 questions. Eighteen multiple-choice questions will be based upon a distribution of critical thinking concepts applied to a learning outcome. Two questions will examine a communication/ writing component. Each question will be weighted as 5 points. 

Class Assessment:
Examinations, quizzes, presentations, projects, papers, etc.

Weekly quizzes and problem assignments presented in the course 8 week outline.

Grading:
Midterm                   250 points
Final Exam                250 points
Weekly Quizzes            250 points
Weekly Homework           200 points
Other assignments          50 points
                        _____________

Total points              1000 points
                        ==============Late work will be a

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will be evaluated by the instructor and a decision made on each individual situation.

Military students are allowed late work with documented  
command paperwork.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
See Park Student Handbook.

The instrutor may institute new classroom rules based on individual situations.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Session 1, Tuesday, 01/10/2006.
Chapter 1,  Accounting in Business.

Session 2, Thursday, 01/12/2006.
Chapter 2, Analyzing and Recording Transactions.

Session 3, Tuesday, 01/17/2006
Chapter 3, Adjusting Accounts and Preparing Financial Statements.

Session 4, Thursday, 01/19/2006
Chapter 3, Adjusting Accounts and Preparing Financial Statements.

Session 5, Tuesday, 01/24/2006
Chapter 4, Completing the Accounting Cycle.

Session 6, Thursday, 01/26/2006
EXAM – I.

Session 7, Tuesday, 01/31/2006
Chapter 5, Accounting for Merchandising Operations.

Session 8, Thursday, 02/02/2006
Chapter 6, Inventories and Cost of Sales.

Session 9, Tuesday, 02/07/2006
Chapter 7, Special Journals in Accounting.

Session 10, Thursday, 02/09/2005
EXAM – II.

Session 11, Tuesday, 02/14/2006
Chapter 8, Cash and Internal Controls.

Session 12, Thursday, 02/16/2006
Chapter 9, Accounting for Receivables.

Session 13, Tuesday, 02/21/2006
Chapter 9, Accounting for Receivables.

Session 14, Thursday, 02/23/2006
Chapter 10, Plant Assets, Natural Resources, and Intangiables.

Session 15, Tuesday, 02/28/2006
Chapter 10, Plant Assets, Natural Resources, and Intangiables.

Session 16, Thursday, 03/02/2006
EXAM – III.


Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .

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