AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
F1F 2006 HE
Russell, Thomas W.
BS, Civil EngineeringMBAMS, Systems Management
1700 - 2200
Aug 07 - Oct 08 2006
5:00 - 10:00 PM
Textbook: Fundamental Accounting Principles, Volume 1, Eighteenth by Larson, Wild, and Chiappetta
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Anthony, Robert N. (2003). Examining the Rules for Proper Reporting. McGraw-Hill Professional.
Johnson, Thomas H. (1991). Relevance Lost. (1991) Harvard Business School Press.
Duska, Ronald F. & Duska, Brenda (2002). Accounting Ethics. Blackwell Publishing.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Assessment of learning will be determined by using the following:
1. Homework Assessment: Students will receive weekly assignment to key Homework problems from the test to turn-in for grade at the following class session.
2. Class Participation: The intent is to foster a teaching environment that welcomes student exploration and interaction throughout lecture sessions. Students will be expected to remain engaged with course material and share thoughts and perceptions with the instructor and fellow classmates.
3. Examinations: Students will complete three examinations. The final examination will be a comprhensive evaluation of all material covered in class.
The final course grade will be determined by the following measurements: 1. Class Participation 10 points
2. Homework 15 points
3. Examinations X 3 25 points each
Total 100 points
Final course grading scale:
90 -100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
59 and below = F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
If an assignment is due on a night that the student is not present, it is the student's responsibility to get the assignment to the instructor on the due date. Five percent will be deducted each day an assignment is late. Assignments will not be accepted after six dates of the due date without prior approval from the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
· Class participation is expected and will form a part of the final grade.
· Students are expected to attend all classes and be on time.
· Students are required to read all material assigned prior to class and apply the material during class discussions, activities, and exercises.
· The student is responsible for providing the instructor with justification for an excused absence, either prior to or immediately after the absence.
· Computers are now an integral part of our educational experience.
· Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines.
· Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.
· Students are expected to respect other students' opinions and values, even if they disagree with those opinions and values.
· There should only be one person talking at a time. Side bar conversations will not be tolerated.
Class Meeting Schedule
Exams and Assignments Due
Review for Exam 1
Review Exam 1
Review for Exam 2
Review Exam 2
Review for Final Exam
Final Exam Chapts 1-12
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