AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
F2J 2006 DN
Shapiro, Marsha G.
Master of Science in AccountingCPA
816-842-6182 (Park Downtown)
816-471-1656 (Fax Number at Park Downtown)
October 23, 2006-December 17, 2006
5:30 - 9:50 PM
Textbook: Larson, Wild, Chiappetta, Fundamental Accounting Principles-seventeenth edition w/working papers. Chapters 1-12, Irwin McGraw-Hill
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Students should also have a calculator that performs basic math functions.
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Course will be presented through lecture/discussion, in-class problems and homework. There will be four exams, including final exam, which will include core assessment.
Homework: Homework problems will be assigned after each chapter is discussed in class. Problems will then be reviewd during the next class period. Students will grade/correct their own homework.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: The class will be assessed according to performance on 4 examinations and homework assignments.
Exam I 12.50% 50 points
Exam II 25.00% 100 points
Exam III 25.00% 100 points
Final Exam 25.00% 100 points
Homework 12.50% 50 points
Total: 100.00% 400 points
Grades will be assigned as follows:
A=90% 360 points
B=80% 320 points
C=70% 280 points
D=60% 240 points
Below 60%=F (below 240 points)
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Excused absences should be discussed in advance. Excused absences consist of work-related travel, death in the family, illness or military duty. Other instances will be considered on a case-by-case basis. A student who is absent for any reason is still responsible for the course work that is covered during his or her absence.
Examinations will only be made up when the instructor is notified in advance and at the instructor's discretion.
The student is responsible for contacting the instructor regarding making up exams, etc. The instructor will NOT contact students who are absent to schedule make up work.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
To succeed in this course, students should:
This class will move VERY quickly. Do not allow yourself to get behind.
Extraneous talking will not be tolerated.
Cell phones must be turned off.
October 25, 2006,
Administrative duties, course intro. Chapters 1 & 2,
Students should read Chapters 1 & 2 before class,
November 1, 2006,
Chapters 3 & 4,
Various Problems TBA
Read next week's chapters,
Test Ch 1 & 2
November 8, 2006,
Chapters 5 & 6,
November 15, 2006,
Chapters 7 & 8,
Hand out Take-home Exam Ch 2, 3 & 4,
November 22, 2006,
Take Home Exam Due!
Chaptesr 9 & 10,
November 29, 2006,
Exam Ch 5, 6, 7 & 8
December 6, 2006,
Chapter 10 & 11,
Various Problems In Class,
December 13, 2006,
Final Exam Ch 9, 10 & 11 and comprehensive
In-class Final Exam
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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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:9/18/2006 10:25:39 PM