AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
S1H 2007 BU
Kates, Frederick R.,, III
M.B.A Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NCB.S. Business Admin. College of Charleston, Charleston, SCC.P.M. , MCP, A+, Network+
Before or after class by appointment
January 9- March 6, 2006
5:00 - 7:30 PM
Textbook: Accounting, Thomson Southwestern, 2005, Warren, Reeve, and Fess. (21st Edition)
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Additional Resources: The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Fortune, or an instructor approved periodical
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactive learning based on lectures, working papers, study guides, web sites, and periodicals. Please realize that a syllabus is merely a plan, and can be adjusted and modified per the instructor's discretion. Most important, both the instructor and student should provide value to the course.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Examinations, quizzes, student presentations, class participation, & homework
Grading: Final Grade will be comprised as follows: 55% tests, 25% final exam and 20% participation/homework. Letter grades will be assigned on the 10 point scale: (A= 90-100)(B= 80-89)(C= 70-79)(D= 60-69)(F= 59 and below)
All final exams will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Associate Dean.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Reading text assignments prior to class, participation in classroom discussion, and asking for help if you are having trouble understanding the material are critical to success in the class. Attendance is essential to success and is further governed by Park University guidelines.
Tuesday/ 9 Jan 07 Chapter 1- Introduction to Accounting and Business
Thursday/ 11 Jan 07 Chapter 2- Analyzing Transactions- Quiz
Tuesday/ 16 Jan 07 Chapter 2- Transactions/ Chapter 3- Matching Concepts
Thursday/ 18 Jan 07 Test #1- Chapter 1 & 2/ Student Presentations
Tuesday/ 23 Jan 07 Chapter 3- Matching Concepts (Complete)
Thursday/ 25 Jan 07 Chapter 4- Completing the Accounting Cycle
Tuesday/ 30 Jan 07 Test #2- Chapters 3 & 4/ Student Presentations
Thursday/ 1 Feb 07 Chapter 5- Accounting Cycles
Tuesday/ 6 Feb 07 Chapter 6- Merchandising Transactions
Thursday/ 8 Feb 07 Test #3- Chapters 5&6/ Student Presentations
Tuesday/ 13 Feb 07 Chapter 7- Cash
Thursday/ 15 Feb 07 Chapter 8- Receivables
Tuesday/ 20 Feb 07 Chapter 9- Inventories
Thursday/ 22 Feb 07 Chapter 10 - Assets
Tuesday/ 27 Feb 07 Test #4- Chapter7-10/ Student Presentations
Thursday/ 1 Mar 07 Review for the Final Exam
Tuesday/ 6 Mar 07 Final Exam
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