AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
F2LL 2006 LR
Bohannon, Alan L.
Instructor / Adjunct Faculty
(501) 416-5099 Cell
16 Oct - 10 Dec 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Wild, Larson & Chiappetta. Fundamental Accounting Principles, 18th ED., McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2007.
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Additional Resources: Excel Working Papers, Vol#1. (Supplied by Instructor using "Doc Sharing" feature of PARK On-line.)
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Educational Philosophy: To provide the student with an understanding of the basic concepts of financial accounting. We will explore and examine the operations of an accounting system. We will focus on business and its dependence upon the accounting system for decision-making ability. The student will learn how to analyze financial transactions and assess thier impact on the firm's financial position. This course will provide the foundation for AC202. Lecture, discussions and problem solving individually and in-groups will take place in the classroom. Prior to each scheduled class, the student is required to read assigned chapters and do any written work assigned.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Mid-term Exam: 100 points possible (2 - 50 points tests) Practical / Multiple-Choice
Core Assessment Exam: 100 points possible (18 Multiple Choice Questions / 2 Essay Questions)
Final Exam: 100 points possible (2 - 50 points tests) Practical / Multiple-Choice
Attendence: (-5 points for each excused absence, -10 for each unexcused)
Mid-term, Core Assessment, & Final exams @ 100 points each. Attendence, -5 points for each excused absence, -10 for each unexcused.
300 points possible.
270 - 300 = A
240 - 269 = B
210 - 230 = C
180 - 209 = D
179 < = F
Late Submission of Course Materials: No assignments will be accepted late. Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of "zero".
Meeting / Date
Intro / Chapter 1
(Take Home Test - Core Assessment)
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Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:9/14/2006 12:39:02 PM